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Microsoft IT Academy

Do you want to improve your job skills or learn basic or advanced computer skills? The Microsoft IT Academy is over 400 free online courses and resources now available through the North Olympic Library System and other libraries throughout the state of Washington.

To register for the IT Academy and begin exploring the hundreds of courses available, click here for instructions on logging into the IT Academy. If you are accessing the IT Academy from a location other than a NOLS branch, you will be required to log in to your library account first.

Snap! Photography
for Young Adults ages 12-18

Learn how to take more effective photographs from talented local photographer Sonja Younger, owner of f/8 photography. Each class will consist of a discussion of photography with an opportunity for students to share their own work and get feedback. The emphasis will be on how to "see" artistically using any camera – phone, point–and–shoot, DSLR, etc. BYOC (Bring Your Own Camera) if you have one, although cameras are not required. Pre–registration is encouraged; participants may attend one or all sessions.

Elements of Composition:
Simple tips that will make ordinary photos extraordinary

Elements of Composition

Port Angeles Main Library,  Wednesday, October 15,  4pm – 5:30pm   REGISTER
Sequim Branch Library,  Monday, November 3,  4pm – 5:30pm   REGISTER

Portraiture:
How to make people pictures more powerful

Portraiture

Port Angeles Main Library,  Wednesday, October 22,  4pm – 5:30pm   REGISTER
Sequim Branch Library,  Monday, November 10,  4pm – 5:30pm   REGISTER

Creative Focusing Techniques:
New ways to use focus as a creative tool

Creative Focusing Techniques

Port Angeles Main Library,  Wednesday, October 29,  4pm – 5:30pm   REGISTER
Sequim Branch Library,  Monday, November 17,  4pm – 5:30pm   REGISTER

Photos by Sonja Younger f/8 Photography

Snap! Photography
for Young Adults ages 12-18

Forks Branch Library, Thursdays, 3:30pm - 5pm

Learn how to take more effective photographs from talented photographer Valerie Henschel, owner of Step Ahead Photo. Each class will consist of a discussion of photography with an opportunity for students to share their own work and get feedback and/or share their work. The emphasis will be how to "see" artistically using any camera - phone, point-and-shoot, DSLR, etc. BYOC (Bring Your Own Camera) if you have one, although cameras are not necessary for the class.
Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required; participants may come to one or all of the sessions.

Elements of Composition Portraiture Creative Focusing Techniques

Elements of Composition:
Simple tips that will make ordinary photos extraordinary
November 6
3:30pm –5pm

Portraiture:
How to make people pictures more powerful
November 13
3:30pm –5pm

Creative Focusing Techniques:
New ways to use focus as a creative tool
November 20
3:30pm –5pm