Every artist needs a start and a good lesson or two. Check out these classes to brush up on ISO’s, white balance and composition or to learn photography basics.
Learn Your Camera
Kevin Brian Toohey Photography
21520 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Kevin Toohey is a pro photographer & state credentialed instructor offering photo classes, workshops and private lessons. Toohey is a former Orange County Register photographer-turned-teacher, offering classes at several levels of instruction, with workshops in Temecula.
UC Riverside Extension Center
1200 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507
UCR Extension courses are open to everyone; a college degree is not required to attend UCR Extension. They provide a large, varied list of photography instructional courses from basic photography lessons to specifics like night photography or macro.
Southern California Photographers Association
The Southern California Photographers Association is a networking Meetup group made up of photographers of all skill levels. They provide monthly events, image competitions and end-of-the-year awards in a friendly, supportive atmosphere that will not only push your photography but engage you as well.
Workshops in Temecula and Redlands
DSLR classes offers basic camera instruction all the way up to lighting and technique. Classes are taught with hands-on learning in a small class which provides instruction with individual attention. Workshops are available in Temecula and Redlands every weekend.
Riverside City College
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
The photography program at RCC is part of the Applied Technology Department. It is the only program in the Inland Empire with a clear commitment to preparing students to find jobs in the photography field.
Desiree Eaglin doesn’t call herself a photographer because she always uses the “auto” button, but she is a pretty darn good photojournalist. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her daily on Instagram, her portfolio on Flickr and her tweets on Twitter too.