Photography Classes

Sharing my expertise and knowledge has always been important to me. I taught photography and visual communications for 20 years at the University of Windsor as well as a number of years in adult education. Simply put: I love to share photography.

Below are general topics that you will find helpful in asking about the possibilities.

Lightroom and Photoshop
Two seats remaining REGISTER TODAY!

May 1, 8 and 15, 2019 6:30 – 9:00 PM each night Walkerville, ON

This is an exciting set of three classes showing how to use Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to process and enhance your photographs. We will start with RAW images and show to power of the Lr & Ps combination to make dynamic photographs. I will show step by step how I process my images in Lightroom and then bring them to Photoshop to enhance and create magic with the images right up to how to output your photographs. You will need a laptop computer with Lightroom and Photoshop installed. The same photographs I use will be supplied to you so you can work along with the demonstrations. Total cost for the three classes is only $199 plus HST. There are only five seats available and registration is on a first-come first-served basis. Email me at today to get registered.



Moving Off Auto

2 ½ hours Last offered February 20, 2019
Next Class will be scheduled for Fall 2019

If you have a new camera or have always left your camera on “auto” this is the course for you. I explain how the five basic parts of any camera work and how they contribute to making good photographs.

“Digital photography without Photoshop is like having a word processor without a spell checker.”


5 Computer Techniques to Improve Your Photography

2 ½ hours Not scheduled at this time

With digital photography your darkroom is your computer. Bob shows you how to improve your photographs with Photoshop Elements, organizing your library, colour management, high dynamic range images and composition techniques. You should be able to navigate your computer and have Photoshop Elements installed before coming to this class.


Photoshop Elements – Layers and Layers

3 hours Not scheduled at this time.

Using layers unleashes the power of Photoshop Elements. From non-destructive retouching, adjustment layers, to creating montages and compilations – layers will free your creativity and ability to take your photography to the next level.



Photoshop Elements – Picture Perfect Peopl

3 hours Not scheduled at this time

Family, friends or strangers – we all photograph people. No matter how well we photograph there can always be some enhancement made with Photoshop Elements. Remove a wisp of hair, reduce wrinkles, replace your ex-(boyfriend, wife, neighbour), smooth out clothing. All this can be done on Photoshop Elements and this class will show you how. You need to be able to navigate your computer and have Photoshop Elements installed before coming to this class. A trial version of Photoshop Elements is available for 30 days.

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All class and series prices are plus HST. It will be added when you register.

We reserve the right to cancel or postpone any classes for any reason (including but not limited to weather, instructor illness or enrollment levels). As a registered participant you will be notified of any changes made using the contact information provided from your registration. Refunds will be made if we cancel classes.

If you are taking any of the Photoshop classes, you should bring your own computer to follow along and work on images in class. Be sure to have the program loaded and working on your computer before class. Working with the software before you come to class will help you enjoy the class more. 

If you have any questions, feel free to write us at or call 519.563.7118.

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