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Intermediate Digital Photography  |  April-May 2013

"This is what we do in class when it gets dark."  The class gets creative inside the walkway tunnel under State St. in Putnam Park, on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus.

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Introduction to Japanese Box Making   |   September 2012

This class met Wednesdays from September 26 – November 7. Through the duration of the course, students learned basic bookbinding skills and explored the traditional Japanese methods to construct the Japanese box. Students came away with a beautiful handmade box in which they can store books, papers, jewelry, photographs and memorabilia.

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Geology Field Trip  |  September 2012

On Saturday, September 22, a group of 35 people from Wisconsin and Minnesota ventured into the Blue Hills Felsenmeer located in Rusk County, WI. The field trip was led by Dr. Kent Syverson, UW-Eau Claire Geology Department Chair. The group learned about the Frac Sand controversy on the way to the Felsenmeer and got a broad overview of the Felsenmeer, including how it was formed and the geology of the area around it. Some comments from trip participants include:

“Kent is an amazing, enthusiastic, knowledgeable leader – thanks for a great trip!”
“Thank you for offering this exceptional opportunity.”
“Kent does a great job of explaining very complex subject in an understandable way.”

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Digital Photography:  Lighting Techniques  |  June 2012

This unique, new course was offered this summer and focused on the most important aspect of photography – Light. Students learned how to manipulate scenes to achieve a desired effect. Everyone had a great time learning in the classroom as well as getting some hands on experience outside. Check it all out in the pictures below!

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The class also posted some of their own photos on Flickr.
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