Level 1 Classes & Workshops
There is a lot of science that goes into photography... don't let it scare you! This class is designed as a "crash-course" to help you understand these complex topics, along with some hands-on time shooting... (go to class)
This workshop will guide you through the steps involved in cataloging, storing, retrieving and distributing your images. DAM allows you to take control of your catalog so you can find your files quickly and easily... (go to class)
Our expert instructors developed a curriculum that teaches kids many of the same photo principles that we communicate to our adult students. But, Photo Kickstarter teaches these ideas in a way that is meaningful to kids.... (go to class)
Level 2 Classes & Workshops
This class is intended to be a "Survival Guide" for the non-professional who will be shooting a wedding for the first time. This class is a mixture of both classroom learning & hands-on experiences in a local church... (go to class)
Using our hands-on teaching technique, you will cover manual mode and advanced exposure techniques, artificial lighting with off-camera flash and wireless syncing "speedlight" flashes, posing and lighting portrait subjects... (go to class)
Experience Builder provides an encouraging environment for you to apply your basics knowledge in a hands-on class that allows you to explore four different areas of interest... (go to class)
There are obvious limitations to exposure which cannot be digitally captured the same as viewed by the human eye. This course will explain how to create HDR images to overcome these exposure limitations. ... (go to class)
During this two week class, students will get an introduction to the world of portrait lighting in an outdoor environment. The class begins by teaching students the fundamental rules of lighting... (go to class)
A special, exclusive opportunity: IPC is hosting a spring nature photography mini-workshop and has partnered with Camera Lens Rentals, who is bringing lens for students to test out... (go to class)
Explore the world of off-camera flash and discover that you can take professional-looking photographs without the use of expensive studio lights. This class will help you to ditch your on-camera pop-up flash, which leaves your photos flat.(go to class)
Learn on-location in a workshop focused on how to improve your sports photos with equipment you already own. Topics include: lighting, shutter speeds, sport-specific anticipation and hands-on practice... (go to class)
During the Zoo Photography class, you'll spend two days with Indianapolis Zoo keeper / photographer, Jackie Curts who will help you overcome barriers to capturing exotic animal photographs... (go to class)
The award-winning Adobe Photoshop Elements software is a robust image editor. During this class, you will learn to harness the power of this software through lessons and hands-on editing opportunities... (go to class)
A hands-on workshop through Adobe Lightroom, uniquely from a photographer's perspective. This industry-changing software improves editing efficiency, overhauls photo organization... (go to class)
Explore in more depth some of the creative things you can do with Adobe Lightroom, while learning about advanced features including photo collages, printing possibilities, image protection and identification... (go to class)
Adobe Photoshop is the leading digital photo and graphic editing software. This class provides an introduction to Photoshop and its powerful photo editing capabilities... (go to class)
Upcoming 2013 Classes & Workshops
DSLR Video (April)
Take full advantage of your camera's capabilities by creating video using your DSLR. This class will provide you with what you need to get started shooting DSLR video, whether to capture special family moments or as a promotional tool for your business.
Macro Photography I - Introduction (April)
Macro photography is close-up photography. In the Macro Photography Introduction class, we will explore the very basics of macro. Learn to compose small “landscapes,” and find out about the lenses, lighting and additional accessories required for macro photography. Students will also go on a 'field trip' to put what they learned in the classroom to work in the field.
On-Camera Speedlighting (TBD)
Whether you are photographing weddings, portraits, events, or a family outing, knowing how to control your flash can mean the difference between a well-exposed, frameable photo and one that gets dropped into your computer's trash bin. This course will allow you to take control of your flash so you never have half exposed, under-exposed or washed-out images again.
Speedlighting II - Advanced Techniques (March)
Take your speedlighting skills to the next level in IPC's advanced Speedlighting class. In this course, Dustin teaches students composite shooting and editing techniques, multiple light set ups, how to use gels to achieve a desired effect, dragging the shutter speed, and more.
Wedding Experience (September)
Join IPC for a rare opportunity: IPC instructor and wedding photographer, Sami Abu-Rumman is your coach through a wedding, from start to finish. This opportunity limited to FIVE students. Our next Wedding Experience is set for September.