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Computer Lab with Leah Fall 2019
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Computer Lab with Leah Fall 2019

$5

with Leah Gomes

Get a private, one-on-one lesson tailored to suit your needs for your computer or device. Lessons are $5 for every 1/2 hour, generally scheduled on Mondays. Schedule your lesson by emailing Leah at Lgomes@pvaec.org or call her at 564-5883.

Digital Camera: Point and Shoot Fall 2019

$35

with Noel Topping

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6 pm

Use your Point and Shoot to take photos like a DSLR Camera. Learn how to use the camera to approximate what you can do in professional photography.

DSLR 101 (Basic) Fall 2019

$35

with Noel Topping

Calendar Oct 9, 2019 at 6 pm

Topics in this one night class include: handling and holding techniques for your camera, basic settings for portrait, landscape, and action shots and photograph handling; composition; camera terminology with what they do (ISO, Shutter, Aperture, etc.) and some "must have" accessories are explained.

DSLR 102 (Advanced) Fall 2019

$35

with Noel Topping

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6 pm

Topics in this one night class include: in depth settings and the mysteries of White Balance. An in depth look into modern filters. Understanding the use of RAW quality images and more.

Helping Customers "Find" You ... Digital Resources and Tools for Farmers Fall 2019

$5

with Donna Coffin

Calendar Oct 28, 2019 at 6 pm

Farm stands, farmers’ markets and other direct to customer marketing methods have always relied on “Word of Mouth” marketing to get most of their customers. Now customers are communicating in a variety of ways including digitally and farmers need to be sure their customers can find them easily in the digital universe. 90% of Americans have cell phones and 60% have smartphones. 70% of people use their smartphone as a store locator. Can they find your farm or farmers’ market? What are customers posting about their farm experience at your farm or farmers’ market? Come and find out how you can make your farm stand, farmers’ market or other direct to customer market site more visible to the digital technology. Bring your mobile device if you have one. Donna Coffin is a University of Maine Extension Professor in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties and has been assisting farmers and gardeners since 1980. She utilizes new media in communications with clients and assists farmers in marketing.

Intro to Facebook and Instagram Fall 2019

$20

with Leah Gomes

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm

By now, we've all heard how valuable—even essential—social media can be. Whether your current sentiment leans more toward enthusiasm or trepidation, there's no way around the fact that social media is a far more complex field than it first seems. With this workshop, get an introduction to the social media platforms Facebook and Instagram. You'll learn about security settings, navigating posts, and uploading pictures and videos. Whether you're new to social media or just looking to close a few knowledge gaps, this workshop is for you.

Intro to the iPad Fall 2019

$20

with Leah Gomes

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm

You have an iPad and like the mobility it affords you. Now you're ready to tackle some tasks. For new users of Apple devices, those who are considering buying one, or those that wonder what else it can do, attend this BYO iPad workshop to learn tips and tricks and get your questions answered. Bring your iPad all charged and ready to go. Please have your Apple ID and password with you. Register early, this class fills up fast! *This class is for iPad users only.





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