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3 Peaks PhotographyOrganizational Affiliation

About the Artist Facilitator

Mike Pach, owner of 3 Peaks Photography & Design, is an internationally known, award-winning photographer and speaker with more than 30 years of experience in photography. He is the founder of the Colorado Photography Learning Group and has been teaching photography and Photoshop classes since 2007. Mike is the host of The Photo Show podcast, and he conducts night-sky photography workshops. He is an avid outdoorsman who is knowledgeable of many of the best locations for photography in Colorado and is available for private photo tours and coaching. Mike is a member of Canon Professional Services, the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance, the Pikes Peak Arts Council and Dark Skies, Inc. He has lived in Colorado since 1996 and enjoys showing people the best of what Colorado has to offer.

MY EXPERIENCES

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About this Experience

Take your photography to the next level with a customized session designed to help you learn the skills you want to improve upon. You decide what you want to learn, and we will work towards reaching the goals you choose. This experience is for people of all skill levels. First-time students will be asked to complete a questionnaire prior to our first meeting in order to make the most of your session.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Individual
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
The Next Us Workspace
Located at:
525 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Private Photography Lesson (1 hour)

About this Experience

Take your photography to the next level with a customized session designed to help you learn the skills you want to improve upon. You decide what you want to learn, and we will work towards reaching the goals you choose. This experience is for people of all skill levels. First-time students will be asked to complete a questionnaire prior to our first meeting in order to make the most of your session.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Individual
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
The Next Us Workspace
Located at:
525 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Private Photography Lesson (2 hours)

About this Experience

This 4-session course is designed to teach adult students how to get the most out of their cameras and how to photograph a variety of subjects. Instruction includes discussions of camera settings, equipment choices and composition. Participants will apply what they’ve learned through hands-on sessions in portraiture, macro photography (flowers, small products, etc.) and low-light/long-exposure shooting. This course also covers sports, event, flash, landscape, wildlife, candid, lightning, firework and night-sky photography as well as “painting with light” techniques. Bring your camera, camera manual and a thumb drive.

Session 1 – Camera Basics and Composition

Session 2 – Advanced Shooting Modes and Camera Functions

Session 3 – People/Portrait Photography and Studio 101

Session 4 – Subject Matter (Nature, Wildlife, Low-Light and Macro Photography)

2020 winter dates are as follows:

Saturday, January 18
Saturday, February 1
Saturday, February 15
Saturday, February 29





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
The Next Us Workspace
Located at:
525 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs
Date(s):
1/18, 2/1, 2/15, 2/29/2020
Time(s):
1-5 pm
Adult Digital Photography Class

About this Experience

This 7-session course is designed to provide students with a wide range of photo-editing skills. Participants need a strong set of basic computer skills to attend these classes. This is a hands-on learning experience in which everyone will be provided a set of photographs to work with in real time as a technique or tool is being demonstrated. You will need to bring your own laptop with the latest version of Photoshop CC, Lightroom Classic, Adobe Camera Raw, and Bridge installed. Use of a mouse is highly recommended. Photoshop Elements is not taught in this course.

Session 1 – The Basics

Sessions 2 & 3 – Photo Editing in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom Parts 1 & 2

Session 4 – Tools and Adjustments

Session 5 – Layers Part 1

Session 6 – Layers Part 2

Session 7 – Black and White, Selective Color, Panoramics

Winter 2020 dates are 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19 and 2/26





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
The Next Us Workspace
Located at:
525 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs
Date(s):
1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19 and 2/26/2020
Time(s):
6-9 pm
Adult Photoshop Class

About this Experience

Experience photographing the night sky in Colorado’s first dark sky community in this overnight workshop.

2020 dates are as follows:

Friday, May 22
Sunday, July 19
Sunday, August 16
Friday, September 18
Friday, October 16
Visit https://3peaksphoto.com/westcliffeworkshops.html for more information.




Level:
Intermediate
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
Westcliffe, CO - TBD
Date(s):
5/22, 7/19, 8/16, 9/18, 10/16/2020
Time(s):
Starting at 6PM
Night Sky Photography Workshop in Westcliffe, CO
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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