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Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Phyllis Hahn Sep 23, 2015 at 05:16 PM

Thanks for all the great responses, but I thought there was a November 2015 date,so now it looks like I'll have to wait until Feb or look for a different program. I wanted to be in Phoenix so I could visit my daughter there
and Feb might be a better time for a visit.

Ellen Leible Aug 17, 2015 at 11:23 AM

Hi Phyllis --- we had 2 or 3 people in our group with point and shoot cameras. They took some great photos and the instructive part of the workshop enhanced all levels of experience and equipment. I learn something new in EVERY Road Scholar photography workshop I've taken.
Great photos are taken with the eye --- not the equipment.
Susan Kamps Sep 07, 2015 at 11:06 AM

Good to know. I'm a point and shoot person, too. I don't have time for more complicated stuff.
Susan Kamps Sep 13, 2015 at 05:56 PM

And, you can have the best camera in the world, but if you don't have a good eye for composition, it's not worth anything.

Phyllis Hahn Aug 16, 2015 at 09:26 AM

Is this worth doing if using nothing more exotic than a point and shoot camera? I don't want to get too technical, but want to learn more about composition, angles and light.
David Schneider Aug 16, 2015 at 09:41 AM

Yes, some of the best photos taken in our group were taken with a Point and Shoot. Chuck does an excellent job on Composition, angles and light.
Susan Kamps Sep 07, 2015 at 11:04 AM

Hi Phyllis. I am traveling alone and this is just my 2nd RS trip. Sooooooooooo excited!!! I have a Canon SX60 point and shoot. We can be point and shoot buddies.

Kathryn Kempke Apr 08, 2015 at 09:14 PM

Hi Rion -

This will be my first RS event and I am looking forward to it. My husband and I were very disappointed that a sunset shoot at the Superstition Mountains was cancelled in favor of more class time. It seems a waste to travel to this location and spend a sunset hour indoors. Anyway, we are staying a day after, and I am asking if anyone is interested in trying to go do that shoot on our own if we can get info from the instructor on the best places to go.

If you or anyone else is interested, let me know.

Rion Millen Apr 09, 2015 at 06:01 PM

Amazingly, my image of Superstition Mtn is still in "Photos" on this site. I think a sunset shot would be the best and I'll be staying after but leaving the next day, so I might join you - we'll discuss later.

Kathryn Kempke Apr 06, 2015 at 08:00 PM

Is anyone registered for the April 16, 2015 program?
Rion Millen Apr 08, 2015 at 05:14 PM

Hi Kathryn. I'll be attending the April 16th class; looking at the availabl
Rion Millen Apr 08, 2015 at 05:18 PM

that is, looking at the Price Options, I see that the class is full (which is about 20-24 people usually). A couple of years ago, this was my very first RS class and I learned a lot. With Sedona and the Grand Canyon now on the schedule, I'm taking it again. If there is a question, I might be able to help answer it just based on my previous experience, otherwise I'll see you there.

Jonathan Feinberg Jan 13, 2015 at 05:18 PM

I took a class - actually 2 classes - on Photoshop Elements 12 and have it as an application on my laptop. It is a lot of fun to try to enhance your day's work after dinner, though it is easier to use iPhoto. Look forward to meeting fellow photographers
Rion Millen Apr 08, 2015 at 05:30 PM

Jonathon, just to give you a heads-up, Apple announced that they will be dropping iPhoto in a future release. I have already migrated to Lightroom which I love - more flexibility and more capability. You can migrate photos from Lightroom to Photoshop Elements and back fairly easily.

Annamarie Lavieri Jan 13, 2015 at 02:09 PM

Hi David, regarding equipment, I took this wonderful class a couple of years ago and I didn't think to bring a tripod.If it's easy
to do that it would be helpful, but it's not essential. Flash drive and extra batteries and battery charger are a must. I really enjoyed this class and I learned a lot. One of the best things about this program is that I was able to concentrate on photography and didn't have to plan where to go, when, or think about any of the logistics as it's all done for you! Enjoy!

Frances Wolff Jan 13, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Has ANYONE requested a roommate for the Feb 22nd program????

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