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Digital Photography

Learn about digital photogrphy and photo editing.

ECPL Classes

The Blasco Library occasionally offers photography classes. Check the library’s events calendar to see the date for the next available class.

Online Classes

There are a variety of free online classes available through Universal Class and Universal Class is available to anyone with a valid Erie County Public Library card. classes are available with a Free Library of Philadelphia card. Use the following step by step guides in order to access these resources for free.

Digital Photography 101

  • A comprehensive overview of photography equipment and basic skills. Lessons in this course review, light, image quality, portraits and more. Duration: 8hr

Adobe Photoshop 101

  • A comprehensive course about how to navigate and use Adobe Photoshop. Duration: 12hr

Adobe Lightroom 101

  • A comprehensive course about how to navigate and use Adobe Lightroom. Duration: 8hr

Introduction to Photography

  • A beginning level course explaining types of cameras and lenses, exposure, taking portraits and more. Duration: 1 hr 52min

GIMP Essential Training

  • This course goes over the basics of the free image editing software GIMP.  Duration: 5hr 10min

Learning Lightroom CC

  • A beginner level course about Lightroom. In this course you will learn about sharpening, adding lighting effects, removing objects and more. Duration: 1hr 47min

Photoshop 2020 Essential Training

  • A beginning level course that demonstrates a variety of Photoshop topics including but not limited to, managing layers, using adjustment layers, making selections and more. Duration: 6hr 18min

Green Screen Techniques for Video and Photography

  • A course about how to use a green screen for video and photography purposes. Duration: 2hr 49min