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Hello everyone,

Today I wanted to write about and invite you to take a look at the available Photography Classes that the City of Ontario, CA provides for FREE.

These classes are on-going and only 4 times a month for 2 hrs (5:30pm – 7:30pm).

Every first and third Tuesday of the month we meet at Colony High School (in the library).

Every second and fourth Monday of the month we meet at the Ontario Senior Center.

We talk about:

  • Photography
  • Techniques
  • Equipment
  • How to become a better photographer.
  • And any questions you have.

What and how will you learn:

  • We do hands on training / camera manipulation (you dial in the camera setting).
  • You will learn what the buttons on your camera do.
  • You will learn about all the camera settings (auto, manual, aperture priority, shutter priority and program mode).
  • You will learn about editing software and how to edit.
  • You will learn about Flash / off camera flash / studio lights.
  • Most importantly you will learn how to use your camera on manual (no more auto).

Again these classes are FREE, because this is a city program. The instructor Ruben Rodriguez is an educated and professional photographer who is donating his time to teach/offer these classes because he has a true passion for photography.

I am so grateful my mom came across a flyer in the library promoting this class and she gave it to me. Since then, I’ve been attending for the last 3 years. In every class, I always learn something new that I can apply to better improve my photos.

Here are a few reasons why I am extremely grateful for this class and why I want to help promote it:

  1. I’ve found a mentor, someone who has the results I seek and is willing to teach me.
  2. My photography has improved, but there is still much more to learn and improve.
  3. I am more comfortable manipulating my camera.
  4. I am more confident now accepting requests for photo shoots.
  5. I enjoy practicing and learning.
  6. It’s a funny class and great environment.

So if you are interested in these classes and you want to attend or get more info, please feel free to reach out! All skill levels are welcome! No camera is required!

If you know anyone that could benefit from this class, please share this post with them. We want to spread the word out to as many people as possible so that they to can learn from a professional and improve their photography skills.

I will post the class dates/locations on my Facebook page if that is easier for you 🙂

Best regards,

A.L. Designs

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2018: Another year of challenges

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I want to try something new.

This year I have committed to writing down my goals daily in the AM and PM.

I have also written down all my general goals for 2018 in the areas of personal, health and finance.

I have committed to starting a vision board and to continuously update it.

I have written down how I want 2018 to look and feel, as well as my top priority for this year.

It’s seriously time to move!

It’s time to go out and change!

It’s time to go out and hustle!

I hope you all have a productive and successful new year.

Below is a list of a few questions I took the time to answer for myself. These might help you or someone else.

Fill them out today (copy & paste to a word doc).

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How do you want 2018 to look and feel?

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Who do you want to be in this upcoming year?

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What do you want your days to look like?

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What do you want to accomplish?

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What is my top priority for 2018?

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What do you need more of in your life / less of?

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What are you not available for? (Negative peeps)

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What is one thing that holds you back that you are willing to let go of?

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What is 1 new habit that you will introduce to make yourself better?

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Let me know your thoughts.

Best regards,

A.L. Designs

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Learn Photography for FREE!

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Practice makes perfect they say, but first we must learn about our craft to go out there and practice. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about photography for free from professional photographer Ruben Rodriguez this upcoming Tuesday 11/07/17 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm in Ontario, CA.

Ruben offers these ongoing workshops 4 times a month to anyone interested in photography no matter their skill level.

So Stop by, ask questions, learn and go out and practice!

I myself have been a student for the last 2 years and continue to attend because I have learned so much and I continue to learn. My photography has improved so much these last few years, and most importantly I am learning to use my camera properly.

I want to help share this class with as many people possible, because it truly is a great opportunity to learn. If you know anyone interested in photography, please help me share this post.

 

Join us!

When: 11/07/17

Where: Colony High School (inside the library)

3850 E Riverside Dr, Ontario, CA 91761

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

 

For further information you can visit my FB Events Page

You can connect with me on all social media channels here:

Twitter   #AskAlondraLopez

Instagram

Facebook

Email me

Thank you! And we look forward to shooting with you soon!

A.L

What can you learn for free?

Wondering what you can learn at the free photography workshops in Ontario, CA? Well here is a small sample of topics that are discussed in Ruben’s Photography Workshop. The topics change at every workshop, it all depends what the students of photography want to learn that day.

Ruben encourages you to ask questions about topics or photo equipment. He also encourages the students to bring in their photos so that we can all take a look at their work and most importantly see their improvement. He will give you constructive criticism on ways that you can improve your image for future shoots.

We hope to see you at one of these free workshops. For dates, times and location click here.

Also make sure to check out my YouTube Channel the Creative Corner my personal Vlog of my life as a creative.

Feel free to leave a comment below or if you have questions you can contact me.

Thank you,

A.L.

 

Learn about photography for free

Practice makes perfect they say, but first we must learn about our craft to go out there and practice. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about photography for free from professional photographer Ruben Rodriguez this upcoming Tuesday 6/20/17 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm in Ontario, CA.

Ruben offers these ongoing workshops 4 times a month to anyone interested in photography no matter their skill level.

So Stop by, ask questions, learn and go out and practice!

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Join us!

When: 6/20/17

Where: Colony High School (inside the library)

3850 E Riverside Dr, Ontario, CA 91761

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

 

For further information you can visit my FB Events Page

You can connect with me on all social media channels here:

Twitter   #AskAlondraLopez

Instagram

Facebook

Email me

Thank you! And we look forward to shooting with you soon!

A.L

Memorial weekend fun!

This memorial weekend was a busy one. I started with graduation photos on Saturday in Irvine, CA which I will have up as soon as I finish editing. Sunday we headed down to Long Beach to eat at The Attic. The attic is famous for its mac n cheetos. (Jalapeno, OG and Reggae) I’ve been here 3 times and the mac n cheetos is a must.

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From the Attic we headed to my favorite spot, The Queen Mary. Every time I visit the Queen Mary it never disappoints! The history of this ship fascinates me along with its ghosts. We spent a few hours on board walking around the ship, visiting the famous B deck and other areas of the ship. This time we did not do a paid tour. I managed to capture this shot of the Long Beach city light.

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If you are ever in the Long Beach area, the Queen Mary is a must, but first get some lunch at The Attic. 🙂