Continuing Education

Robert Stahl

Robert Stahl

Robert Stahl is an award-winning professional photographer who also teaches for the Pacific Northwest Art School. He has led photo trips to Nepal, Antarctica, Patagonia, Alaska, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kenya, Iceland, France's Provence, Peru, India, the Desert Southwest, and our own Pacific Northwest. His work has appeared in both Eastman Kodak and National Geographic publications, and he is represented by Getty Images. He credits the work and philosophy of Ernst Haas, Freeman Patterson, and Sam Abell as major influences

Courses Taught

Camera Basics: Techniques and Art

You've been using your digital DSLR or mirrorless camera on auto but now want to learn its full creative potential.  This introductory class will cover the basics of camera operation: exposure, f-stops, shutter speeds, ISO, lenses, filters, and flash.  Plus tips for great photography from instructor Robert Stahl whose work has appeared in National Geographic publications.  Bring your digital DSLR or mirrorless camera to class (no point and shoot cameras).  A tripod is recommended.  Includes two Sunday afternoon field trips  (details will be provided in class). See Textbooks and Supply Lists for required text (Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide by Bryan Peterson - ISBN: 978-0-8174-3225-6).

You may also be interested to know that students who take this class are invited to participate in our Summer CE Student Art Show. Learn more here.

You may also be interested in Lightroom for Photographers.

Sa 8:30am–10:30am Jan 20Feb 10 (4 sessions) $149.00
On Campus: CC Bldg, Room 3459 (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way N Seattle WA 98103
Class includes two Sunday afternoon field trips 1/21 & 1/28/18 (details given in class). Required textbook: Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide ISBN 978-0-8174-3225-6
This class is already in session. Please call or email the Continuing Education office for possible late registration.
Winter Quarter

Seeing in Black & White - Intermediate Photography

Black and white photography emphasizes the relationship between visual elements in an image. By learning how to see and compose with shades of gray, one can use light to create gradations of tone and value. You'll also explore methods for converting color digital files to monochrome. This is a course for both digital DSLR shooters and 35mm film users. Learn how to compose in beautiful shades of gray and find out how to convert color digital files to monochrome. Tripod required (students may contact instructor). Taught by Robert Stahl, MA in Art History. Class includes two Sunday morning field trips on 1/21 and 1/28  (details given in class). See Textbooks and Supplies for textbook information.

Students who take this class are invited to participate in our Summer CE Student Art Show. Learn more here.

Sa 10:40am–12:40pm Jan 20Feb 10 (4 sessions) $149.00
On Campus: CC Bldg, Room 3459 (Main Campus, Map)
9600 College Way N Seattle WA 98103
Required textbook: Tao of Photography by Gross and Shapiro - ISBN-13: 978-1580081948). Class includes two Sunday morning field trips January 21 and January 28 (details given in class).
This class is already in session. Please call or email the Continuing Education office for possible late registration.
Winter Quarter