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Photography Tips and Tricks-Learn at SCC

Photography tips and tricks help improve your picture taking

Because good photography is more than just a shot in the dark!

Good photography is more than just a shot in the dark

ONLINE CLASS at Santiago Canyon College

One Night Only – Wednesday, October 7, 2020

6:00 – 7:30 pm

Learn handy tips and tricks to make your picture making better, faster, and more fun! Want to know how to photograph events? What to know how to take better people pictures? Want to know some cool apps for your cell phone camera? We’ll cover these topics and other questions you may have.

Join Julie as she takes the mystery out of digital photography and shares tried and true tips and tricks. She has been teaching online for five years with students from all over the world.

Digital photography classes are offered to help you understand your camera and take better pictures. Community Services classes provide the new ONLINE classroom experience. We encourage participation and maximize individual learning.

We’ll cover ISO (what the heck is that?!), white balance (why we should care), depth of field (a really simple way to understand it), shutter speeds (slow and fast), how to achieve motion blur, how to stop action, pixelation (what the heck is that?!), the Tripod of Photography (the three legs of controlling light), tools and how to use them.

 

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How To Start a Business in 5 Easy Steps

With these five essential steps you can learn how to start or transform your hobby into a legal business.

How to start a Business is more than just a shot in the dark

How To Start a Business in 5 Easy Steps

ONLINE CLASS AT Santiago Canyon College 

Fall Semester – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Begins Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Ends Thursday, October 29, 2020

In this course you will write a simple business plan, choose a business structure, create and register your business name and brand, obtain business licenses & permits, explore bookkeeping practices and paying taxes. By the last session you can be in business!

You will learn things in this class that can take years in business school and on the job training to accomplish. Julie delivers concise explanations and valuable resources to form your business.

Live links in the study materials simplify your efforts and saves a significant amount of time if you haven’t quit your day job, have family duties, and/or are doing this as a side gig.

Eight sessions allows us to dive deep into the steps with full explanations and how to start information. This interactive class provides a nurturing environment to ask questions and work through assignments.

This is a Community Services class. There are no tests and you won’t be graded. However, you will achieve a successful business startup if you complete the exercises and share your ideas in each class. This is a most rewarding experience!

Instructor:  Julie Diebolt Price

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Registration now open for fall classes SCC in Orange

Great News! Registration for Community Services Classes is now open online! Sign up for Fall. Spaces fill up fast! To register, follow the steps below. We have something for everyone. Thank you for contributing to the success of our program by enrolling in classes! I have attached a copy of our Fall 2020 schedule of classes for you to review.

In an effort to protect our community, students, and staff we will continue offering LIVE ONLINE instruction for the remainder of the year. We are eternally grateful to all the frontline workers who continue to provide essential services during this time and will do our part to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. To show our gratitude, essential Workers Receive a 10% Discount on all classes!

Office staff continues working from home and are responding to emails and voicemails as quickly as possible. We apologize for any delays in returning your call.  Email remains the most effective way to communicate with us. scccs@sccollege.edu

Registration open for Santiago Canyon College Fall 2020 Classes

Registration is easy! Here’s how to register:
Step 1: Click the Link: https://www.sccollege.edu/_layouts/15/CommunityServices/CourseSearch.aspx?college=2
Step 2: Filter or use Keywords to review a list of classes.
Step 3: Add to Cart!

Thank you for your continued support!

Click here for the catalog of all fall 2020 classes.

 

Julie is teaching two exciting Photography and Business classes:

PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS & TRICKS 

Learn handy tips and tricks to make your photography better, faster, and more fun! Want to know how to photograph events? What to know how to take better people pictures? Want to know some cool apps for your cell phone camera? We’ll cover these topics and other questions you may have. 

Instructor: Julie Diebolt-Price, $49 

#91587, W, 10/7, 6:00PM-7:30PM 

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HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN 5 EASY STEPS 

Transform your hobby into a legal business with these five essential steps. In this course, you will write a simple business plan, choose a business structure, create and register your business name and brand, obtain business licenses & permits, explore bookkeeping practices and paying taxes. By the last session, you can be in business! 

Instructor: Julie Diebolt-Price, $169 

#91586, TTH, 10/6-10/29, 6:00PM-7:00PM 

Perspective of 3 Cameras on iPhone 11 Pro Max

Perspective images shot on the iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Perspective testing my new iPhone 11 Pro Max in the Pacific Northwest, I was standing in one place. Oh, the capabilities of the new iPhone with three cameras!

Perspective Wide angle view on iPhone 11 Pro Max

Perspective Normal view on iPhone 11 Pro MaxPerspective Telephoto view on iPhone 11 Pro Max

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The new Wide sensor has 100 percent Focus Pixels for up to three times faster autofocus in low light.” Apple

“[Ultra wide] Capturing four times more scene, it’s great for landscapes, travel, groups, large interiors, and action shot.” Apple

Oh, and did I say they are 12MP cameras?

 

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Monarch butterfly emerges from chrysalis

Monarch butterflies have a way station in Orange County – 2018

Monarch Newborn

Plant it and they will come.

That’s certainly what happened this spring at our home in Orange County, California. We bought a milkweed plant, stuck it in the ground, watered it well and it bloomed. It became the host of many Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars. It was eaten voraciously and helped to produce several transformations from caterpillars into a chrysalis into Monarch butterflies.

In the photo above you can see the empty chrysalis next to the newly hatched butterfly. The hatchling is drying its wings so it can fly away. Until the wings are dry, it is most vulnerable to predators. It takes about one hour to complete this stage.

Monarch butterflies migrate from the cold climates of Canada and the northern USA beginning in September and arrive at their destination by Thanksgiving. The butterflies in the Eastern United States migrate to Mexico. Click here to see the overwintering sites in Mexico. Those west of the Rockies migrate to the California coast. Click here to find places to see Monarch Butterfly Groves in California.

 

JDP Hosts #PhotographyAMA Ask Me Anything!

JDP with #PhotographyAMA sign

JDP is hosting #PhotographyAMA Ask Me Anything starting July 22, 2018

AMA stands for “Ask-Me-Anything”. AMA is a “crowdsourced interview” where the community asks a host questions.

Julie is hosting her #PhotographyAMA beginning on July 22, 2018

It runs for 7 days, so get your questions in early. In fact, you can ask your questions right now. The answers won’t be published until the #PhotographyAMA goes live at noon on Sunday, July 22, but it will give me a headstart on answering your photography questions.

Read these insightful questions already submitted.

What it is you want to say with your photographs, and how do you actually get your photographs to do that?

What motivates you to continue taking pictures?

What is the one thing you wish you knew when you started taking photos?

Which photographers influenced you, and how did they influence your thinking, photographing, and career path?

How do you educate yourself to take better pictures?

What, in your opinion, is most important to consider while shooting portrait pictures?

Among the gadgets that you own, is there something that you wish you hadn’t bought? Why?

In your free time, what kind of pictures do you like to shoot and which ones do you avoid?

From your point of view, what makes a good picture?

Since the photography techniques and equipment change quickly, it is important to stay up-to-date. What do you do to always keep up with the times?

What do you think is the difference between a professional photographer and any other hobby photographer?

Join #PhotographyAMA @amafeed to see the answers beginning on July 22, 2018, noon Pacific Time

Butterflies on Migration-an Airbnb Experience

https://youtu.be/QI60fQnJ2g8

Butterflies are for all ages!

Therefore, it is wise for you to experience the Monarch Butterfly Migration soon.

Julie Diebolt Price of JDP Photography hosts this Airbnb Experience

For this month only (January 2018), join Julie on the Amtrak train. Enjoy a relaxing journey to the Central Coast – no worries about traffic.

Observe and photograph the butterflies in Pismo Beach.


Monarch Butterflies Migration Airbnb Experience

Learn more about this experience and register for this event by clicking the picture above or (click here).

Only 13,000 Monarchs have migrated this year, down from 23,000 last year. None have migrated down to Southern California roosts this year.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime butterflies experience.

 

Click here to get more information about the Butterfly Grove – Pismo Beach.