Photography
Fireworks at night over ocean coast with city scape in background.

Photography Lab

This is a non-instructional open photography lab for people interested in gaining access to a darkroom.

Instructor: Mark Hamasaki t. 236-9142 mhamasak@hawaii.edu
Class meets: Sunday, 3–8pm
Location: Windward CC, Hale Iolani 102
Cost: $100

ART70022 9/4 - 11/20 12 mtgs.
Indian woman with long black hair wearing a pink dress sitting near an outdoor pond.

DSLR Shooting Modes Made Easy: A Hands-On Introductory Workshop

Do you have a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC), or a bridge camera that you only use in the AUTO mode? Learn how to set it up, use other shooting modes, and how to use them to take your photography to the next level. This hands-on introductory workshop is for you!  Work with the instructor and learn how to set up your camera to get the best results.

NOTE: Participants will need their own digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC), or bridge camera. Don't forget to charge the battery and bring a memory card.


Class meets: Monday, 6-9 pm
Location: Windward CC, Hale Kuhina 114
Cost: $59

ART7025 10/3       1 mtg.
Indian woman with long black hair wearing a pink dress sitting near an outdoor pond.

Flash Made Easy: A Hands-On Introductory Workshop

Do you have a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC), or a bridge camera with a built-in flash that you only use when it pops up automatically? Learn how to use the flash to improve your photography and take it to the next level. This hands-on introductory workshop will help you to create stunning scenic night portraits, dramatic backlit portraits, and images with creative blurs.

NOTE: Participants will need their own digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC), or bridge camera. Don't forget to charge the battery a bring the memory card.


Class meets: Monday, 6 -8 pm
Location: Windward CC, Hale Kuhina 114
Cost: $49

ART7026 10/10      1 mtg.

Photographic Composition Made Easy: A Hands-On Introductory Workshop

Would you like to stop just taking "snapshots" and instead start creating quality photographs? This hands-on introductory workshop  will teach you the basic concepts and the "rules" of composition. Using your digital camera and given a specific photographic "assignment" during the workshop, get feedback and suggestions to help improve your photos.

NOTE: Participants will need to bring their own digital camera; a camera phone is sufficient. Don't forget to charge the battery and bring a memory card.


Class meets: Saturday, 9 am-12 pm
Location: Windward CC, Hale Kuhina 114
Cost: $59

ART7027 10/15       1 mtg.
Black and white image of a small motor boat on the bay with coastline and sky

Photography Lab

This is a non-instructional open photography lab for people interested in gaining access to a darkroom.

Class meets: Wednesday, 1:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Hale Iolani 102
Cost: $100

ART7022 5/18 - 8/4 12 mtgs.

For more information please contact Mark Hamasaki at (808) 235-9142 mhamasak@hawaii.edu
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GoPro Hero 3 camera.

GoPro Made Easy: A Hands-On Introductory GoPro Camera Workshop

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Patrick Delos Santos, Asian man with short black hair.
Mark Hamasaki has taught photography at Windward Community College since 1984. He is currently the photography professor at Windward Community College and is the Humanities Department Chairman. He has exhibited and published his photographs and collaborative works locally, nationally and internationally.
Don Oberheu (pronounced “o-ber-hoy”) is an avid photographer and videographer. He has been teaching digital photography and digital art at both the Pearl City and the Wai’anae campuses of Leeward Community College for five years. He enjoys teaching traditional and non-traditional students, helping them have fun while they learn.