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This class will explore all of the necessary steps in discovering how the digital camera, computer and software environment operates together and how we can maximize our image quality with the equipment we own. The class will learn how and why RAW files, high bit counts and correct exposure provides greater excellence in our images. Quick weekly assignments and critiques will re-enforce the discussions and help challenge you to discover your direction. We will utilize the textbook "The Digital Negative" by Jeff Schewe (Peachpit Press 2nd edition/not necessary to purchase).
Students should bring: camera, instruction book, and note pad to first class.

Thursdays 6:30-9:30 pm
Instructor: Rodger Newbold, a thirty-six year veteran of teaching, a professional photographer and the former Manager of Photographic Services at the University of Utah.
Tuition $300.00

The class will run from Thursday September 8th through December 8th, 2016. There will be no classes on Oct. 6th (Grand Canyon Workshop) nor on Nov. 24th (Thanksgiving).
Class is limited to 15 students.

This class will be held in the Pictureline classroom at 307 W. 700 S. in Salt Lake City, Utah. You can now save by enjoying the free parking provided. We would like to thank Pictureline for making this classroom possible.

You can contact Rodger to enroll in a class or workshop at 801.597.5739.


The Week-Long Edition

October 3-8, 2016
Rodger Newbold, Matt Rich instructors.

The Grand Canyon in winterThe 20th Edition of the KING of all workshops! Experience exploring and photographing one of "The Wonders of the World" along the less visited North Rim of the Grand Canyon, with accommodations in the Hotel and Conference Center at the Jacob Lake Inn, Arizona.

We will have five marvelous days exploring and photographing along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, including one dinner out on the mesa after photographing the night stars, interleaved with some classroom time for investigating photographic concepts and digital workflow in the Jacob Lake conference center.

Tuition: $2100.00 per person. Included are a double occupancy room, all meals and all location transportation for the entire week.

Due to the room reservation policy there will be NO refunds on this workshop without a paid up replacement participant.

the Grand Canyon


The Salt Lake Art Center School of Photography is changing location. We are moving TO the classrooms at Pictureline (located at 307 W. 700 So. in Salt Lake City) from the Salt Lake County facility at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art near the Salt Palace & Abravenel Hall. After thirty-six years, the County facility is being repurposed and the classrooms and darkrooms deleted.

Photography classes and workshops will continue to be offered, dealing with all subjects concerning digital photography. Our thanks goes out to Pictureline for making class space and free parking available for learning events.

All class schedules, workshop and tuition information will be found at this website from now on. Please visit here often.

We look forward to seeing YOU soon.


The Salt Lake Art Center was founded in 1931 as a private, non-profit institution to champion contemporary visual arts in Utah. The Art Center was originally located in The Art Barn, near the University of Utah, where the first classroom and education program was offered to the public.
Over the years, the Art Center School has maintained its commitment to provide quality art instruction for adults through an outstanding curriculum in Ceramics and Photography for all skill levels. In addition to regular classes, special workshops covering various topics in both Ceramics and Photography are frequently offered. Regular classes run approximately 16 weeks, coinciding with the University of Utah and Salt Lake Community College semesters.

20 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101