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Communication and Visual Arts

Course dates, times, locations, and tuitions are subject to change and may not be reflected below. 
For the most recent information, please visit https://www.esboces.org/AEV.
 

Continuing Education Programs

Photography

If you are interested in learning the nuts and bolts of exposure, aperture, shutter speed and ISO then this is the class for you!  Aperture and depth of field are critical concepts that are discussed in depth. You will explore composition techniques and subject placement to give you a more professional look in your photos. The lecture on lighting covers natural and artificial light and how to get the most out of it. You will learn all about low light photography and how to get great images in low light conditions.  There is also a field trip to one of the largest photo studios and one of the largest digital labs on Long Island.  Care and use of the digital camera and all related equipment will also be covered.  Home photo assignments will be given.  15 classes

Additional requirements: a digital camera. The instructor will advise you of any other required materials.

CDP1010
24FA: 10/10 – 12/07 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 02/27 – 04/30 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Register 
Location: BTC Tuition: $598
 

Advanced Photography

Explore the fascinating world of black and white and color photography. The class will delve deeper into the theory of composition to give photos a professional look. Some of the topics include ISO selection, light and shadow, portraiture, as well as child and landscape photography. This class will cover the use of flash and fill light photography and the use of filters for great professional effects. You will learn the proper use of the digital camera to take great photos. 9 classes

Additional requirements: a digital camera. The instructor will advise you of any other required materials.

CDP1015
24WA: 01/09 – 02/06 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24SA: 05/07 – 06/04 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $448
 

Photo and Image Design Using Photoshop

Discover the ins and outs of Adobe Photoshop® while learning the basic elements and principles of graphic design. You will use state-of-the-art Apple iMac computers running the latest Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite® software.  20 classes

CDP3001
24FA: 09/26 – 12/12 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $847


Digital Audio Recording

Learn techniques on creating professional sounding mixes using a digital audio workstation in a fully-equipped studio which contains:  iMac, interfaces, speakers and midi keyboards for each student. You will write, produce, engineer, mix and master your own projects. Projects include sound reinforcements for theater and musical performances, sound mixing for in-studio television productions and post-productions, and original soundtrack for film, television and the music industry.  25 classes

CDP2050
24FA: 10/10 – 01/18 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
24WA: 03/12 – 06/18 T/Th 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  Register
Location: MTC Tuition: $947


Logo and Illustration Design Using Illustrator

Step into the world of vectors, graphic and logo design using Adobe Illustrator®; the industry leader. You will learn the workspace, tool and techniques necessary to develop illustration artwork of your own. This course uses the most current version of Adobe Illustrator Creative Suite®.  20 classes

CDP3002
24WA: 01/09 – 03/21 T/Th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Register
Location: BTC Tuition: $847