Advanced Digital Photography: Digital Editing

Tuesdays (and 1 Wednesday),  May 1 - May 29,  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Does this sound like you?

You know how to use your digital camera, and you’re satisfied with the pictures you take, but you’d like to go to the next level and make your pictures look more professional.

If so, this course is for you!

Fee: $125

5 sessions on Tuesdays*
May 1, 8, 15, 23(*), 29
6:00pm – 8:00pm

*Note: All classes EXCEPT May 23 are on Tuesdays… the 23rd is a Wednesday

Open to adults and advanced high school students.

Using Adobe Photoshop Elements, learn to manage, edit, and manipulate your photos:

  • upload and organize photos on your computer
  • crop, straighten, and re-size your images
  • basic editing such as exposure, contrast, and color correction
  • learn advanced editing techniques like re-touching, selections, and layers
  • finish by saving, sharing, and printing your professional photographs!

Adobe Photoshop Software

The software costs $99.99 brand new from Adobe, but here’s the good news: they offer a 30-day free trial of the full version. Download the trial a day or so prior to the first class – gain experience with it during the course – and then buy it at the end if you’ve decided you will use it.

Computers and Pictures

The Bower Center has Apple computers that you may use on-site for this course. However, if you prefer to use your own laptop, we will have a table and power supply available for your use.

When registering, please indicate which option you choose in the Comment box, so we can plan accordingly.

Please bring some of your own photos to edit.


Professional photographer Dan Lunde is an art teacher at Staunton River Middle School. He has taught photography and digital art classes to youth during the summer arts camps and to adults in evening classes at Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford since the summer of 2010.

Lunde graduated from Liberty University in 2007 with a degree in graphic design, and received his Masters of Arts in Teaching in 2010. Lunde is a wedding photographer and does various type portrait sessions; however, he does not limit his photography to any single genre.

Registration & Payment

Space is limited; seats remaining are shown in the Seats dropdown list below. Please submit your registration early! If all seats have been booked, please email us if you'd like to be put on a waiting list in case of a cancellation, or for future classes.

Your registration will be confirmed via email.

After submitting your registration you may pay online or by check/cash (see payment instructions in your confirmation email).

Registration is not complete until full payment is received by the Bower Center.

Cancellation Policy

Classes subject to cancellation by the Bower Center if minimum attendance is not met or other circumstances beyond our control; 100% refund applies.

If attendee cancels, 85% of class fees will be refunded, unless the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the first class meeting, then no refund will be issued.

If you are registering for multiple people... please include their name(s) in the Comment box below... this enables us to provide a detailed attendee list to the instructor. Computer usage... please also indicate in the Comment box whether you will use a Bower Center computer or will bring your own laptop.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.