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Photography Basics for Better Photos

Photography Basics for Better Photos You know that picture that every time you look at it, it takes you right back to that moment. You can smell the fresh mountain air, hear the music playing on the dance floor, and feel how soft your first puppy was. This is what photography is all about, capturing the moments you wish could last a lifetime. But if you’ve ever tried to snap that moment, you may know it’s not always that easy. Photography is an art and skill that takes time to develop. Many of us turn to our cameras with doubt at...

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Our Response To Covid-19

Our Response To Covid-19 A note from Stu Crair, Founder & Training Director for Digital Workshop Center: Hi everyone- I hope you are all staying healthy and safe at home.  As we continue to deal with the effects of this pandemic, I wanted to update you on some of our plans for going forward. Classes Online Through the end of July 2020, DWC will continue classes offered online only.   As we get closer to the end of each month, we will decide about how to plan for the following month.  Month by month, we will see...

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Ask a Tech Support Question

Ask a Tech Support Question Ongoing Tech Support at DWC Support and mentoring are a huge part of all classes/programs at Digital Workshop Center.  We have simple bulletin-board style system for you to be able to communicate directly with your instructor. Ask A Question To get started with support, first login to your DWC account with your username and password.  If you do not have this information, follow the directions to “Reset your Password”.   At the bottom of the forum page, there is a “Ask A...

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Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook

Connecting a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook Getting started using Gmail with Outlook For Microsoft Outlook classes at DWC, you may need to setup an Outlook account on a home or personal computer.  We have some general guidelines to help you create your Outlook account as smoothly as possible. It is important to note that most DWC student accounts use gmail.  You may need to update settings for your gmail account before creating the Outlook account. Once created, Outlook will connect to Gmail and use IMAP/SMTP settings to communicate....

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Computer System Requirements

Computer System Requirements DWC recommends a new or certified refurbished computer that from a reputable, 3rd party seller.   Recommended sellers include: Dell.com BestBuy.com TigerDirect.com NewEgg.com DWC also recommends the following as general minimum guidelines for your student computer 16 GB RAM 500 GB HDD i5 processor or higher Dual monitors with HDMI Mic and Speakers High-speed, cable internet connection Hardware Recommendations from Microsoft & Adobe Minimum System Requirements for MS Office...

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8 Tips for an Effective Online Class – Best Practices for Zoom

8 Tips for an Effective Online Class – Best Practices for Zoom As we all find ourselves at home more as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, one thing is for sure: we’re all relying on technology more than ever before to continue to teach classes, hold meetings, and connect with our colleagues, friends, and families. There are many different video conferencing platforms available to meet online, but many teachers of all grade levels turned to Zoom – the CEO even offered the platform for free to all K-12 schools! If you’re using Zoom to teach your students...

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