Basic digital photography classes planned

 [BEAVER, W.Va.] Interested in learning how to take great photos with your digital camera? New River Community and Technical College is offering basic digital photography classes in Summersville, Beaver and Lewisburg in March. 

            Students will learn about digital camera functions, composition and lighting and have the opportunity to enter a photography contest. 

The basic digital photography classes will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Nicholas County Campus in Summersville on March 12, 13 and 15; the Raleigh County Campus in Beaver on March 19, 20and 22; and the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg on March 26, 27 and 29.

Mark Romano, owner of Images by Romano, will teach the classes. He has published 17 pictorial books, such as the acclaimed Brooks Run: We Mine Coal, and Heroes Among Us for the WV Veterans Legacy project.  Romano served as photographer and videographer for the Josh Stewart movie, The Hunted, and his coal photo exhibit has been on display at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia. He has received awards from Professional Photographers of America and Professional Photographers of West Virginia for his work. Romano published History of Webster County High School – 1974 – 2015, and pictorials for Richwood County high school in West Virginia.  

Pre-registration is required by March 8 for the class in Summersville, by March 15 for the class in Beaver and by March 22 for the class in Lewisburg. The cost for the class is $75.00. 

Classes on Adobe Photoshop are scheduled for April in Summersville, Beaver and Lewisburg.        

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.

        For more information or to register for the class, contact Jeanne Stone at 304-883-2469 or or Gloria Kincaid at 304-883-2445 or

         New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver/Beckley).

Last updated on: Feb. 23, 2018