Learn how to take better photos with Wharton’s Joel Aronson

The Wharton Public Library, 15 South Main St., hosts a series of digital photography workshops every third Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 pm., in the library’s basement Community Room. Programs are free.

Workshops are coordinated by Wharton resident and professional photographer, Joel Aronson. Topics range from basic instructional sessions to presentations about various photo projects and techniques.

At other times, there may be additional, informal discussion sessions about photography, in the Library’s second floor gallery, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. These sessions will be announced in advance.

For information and updates, visit whartonlibrary.org or Aronson’s site, joelaronson.com /awp/wharton/wplmap.html.


March 19: Organizing and Editing Photographs. Using image management programs such as Adobe Lightroom or Apple Aperture for organizing, cataloging, and basic image editing. Attendees may bring laptops, if loaded with these types of applications, to practice workflow and techniques.

April 16: Enhancing and Manipulating Photographs. Make wonderful images more fantastic with Photoshop Elements and similar applications. Attendees may bring laptops, if loaded with any of these applications, to practice workflow and techniques. Those without laptops may observe and take notes.

May 21: Printing and Framing Your Digital Masterpieces How to prepare digital images to be printed by outside printing services such as Wal-Mart, Costco and others. Making quality prints with your own printer. Exhibiting prints using various frame choices.

June 18: Preparing for Summer Photo Shoots.

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