Arts + Visual Communications

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Program Instructor
Bill Reckert, Professional Photographer

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Bill Reckert worked as a professional photographer for over 30 years. He has chased hurricanes and hung out of a helicopter over a surging glacier to get the picture. And, he has photographed the vice president of the United States.

Reckert has over 20 years experience teaching photography through Adult Education courses in Fairfax County, VA.

PHTG 1043 Principles of Photography and Composition
Fundamental concepts of photography are covered in lectures and reinforced through practical exercise and insightful critiques. Principles of camera handling, camera angles, composition, exposure, depth of field, lens selection and use of associated filters and electronic flash are discussed in detail. Camera enthusiasts are nurtured by layman conversation and encouraged through repetition of important topical materials. Ownership of a camera is NOT required for this class. Individuals who do not own a camera can benefit equally with other students through the course design and format. The course can even provide a basis for those individuals considering the purchase of photography equipment. Class size is limited to15 students. Instructor: B. Reckert

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Day Date Time Site Fee
Thursdays Feb 12 – Apr 16 6 – 7:30 p.m. KL $145

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CRFT 1700 Painting in Acrylics
Students will be introduced to the medium of acrylic painting and the pleasure derived from creating a finished work of art. Pre-painting preparation, mixing colors and paint application will be emphasized. Students are not limited to the number of times they can enroll in CRFT 1700. Instructor: C. Christian

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Day Date Time Site Fee
Fridays Jan 16 – Feb 20 10 a.m. – Noon KL $159
Fridays Feb 27 – Apr 10 10 a.m. – Noon KL $159

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