Study with Our “Flash Master”, John Helms!


Digital flash photography can be frustrating for even experienced photographers. Learn strategies for getting more consistent exposures and techniques for using your flash on- and off-camera as a main, fill and bounce light source. Prerequiste: Photography Fundamentals I. Class will break one hour for lunch on Saturday. More information/join class

Once a Year Class: Intro to Sports Photography with Robin Trimarchi!



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Robin Trimarchi, multi award-winning photographer for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, is very busy photographing SEC sports and other assignments for the newspaper, but every Spring, she takes time to teach a class for us. If you have an interest in photographing youth sports, DO NOT miss this rare opportunity. Learn more or enroll here.

Richard Dennard Exhibit to Open with Reception on March 13

Long-time CSU CE photography instructor Richard Dennard will be our Photopia Spotlight and Artbeat artist for March. Richard is a recipient of both the Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman degrees from the PPA, Professional Photographers of America. He is also a PPA National Award recipient and was the first recipient of both the Georgia Fellowship Degree and the Georgia Service degree. Richard’s evocative photographs of Columbus will challenge your perceptions of the city. Please join us on Thursday, March 13, 6:00-8:00pm.


Photo Essay by CE Instructor Patrick Albright




Check out this Department of Defense Photo Essay by CE Instructor Patrick Albright. It depicts soldiers participating in the Reconnaissance Surveillance Leaders Course at Fort Benning.

Anne Berry, Columbus Photographers 2012 Juror: More Critical Acclaim

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Anne Berry, last year’s juror for Columbus Photographers 2012,  who also had a solo exhibition, Behind Glass in our gallery, has been honored as a Top 50 photographer in the  PhotoLucida  Critical Mass international competition. Congratulations Anne!

Former CE Instructor Gets National Recognition

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Former long-time CE photography instructor Gary Poole has an article in the November issue of Professional Photographer Magazine. Gary is a recognized authority on color management and was kind enough to present a program at the November Photopia meeting. Thanks, Gary!

Gary Poole: Author, Consultant, CE Photography Instructor

We are lucky that Gary Poole makes time in his very busy schedule to teach in the CSU Digital Photography Certificate Program. One of Gary’s gigs is writing articles on color management for online digital photography guru Will Crockett at Look for Gary’s Photography Fundamentals I and II classes this fall.