Photography & Technology

Registration for all Fall Classes has begun. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available.  All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.



Each month will have a specialized topic for the participants to explore. Feel free to bring devices and questions about technology related topics. Registration encouraged, call the ARCC at 626-7081 to register. Ages 18 and up.
Session A: Friday, Sept. 16 – File storage options: What does "the cloud" mean?
Session B: Friday, Oct. 21 – Gadgets & Gizmos: So many devices, so little time.
Session C: Friday, Nov. 18 – Online Shopping: Prepare for "Cyber Monday"
Session D: Friday, Dec. 16 - Pinterest: Finding Holiday Treats
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Fee: No Charge


Learn the basics of photography with this introductory class. Topics will include: learning your camera; composition; portraiture and how to tell a story with your photography. Class includes plenty of on location photography to understand lighting. Perfect for all areas of photographic interest! Ages 14 and up.
Activity #319008
Date: Thursdays, October 6 - 27
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Dawn Sahli
Fee: $54.00
Preregister by: October 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/12


Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements. From photo editing to layout and design with a special added bonus: Bring your digital photos, your camera, and a USB flash drive to class. Basic computer knowledge is required. Lab fee includes a limited amount of printing.
Activity #319014
Date: Saturday, November 5
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Dawn Sahli
Fee: $36.00 plus $7.00 lab fee
Preregister by: November 2
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/12


Through The Lens Camera Club is located in Aberdeen, SD and welcomes photographers of all skill levels. Meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m at the ARCC unless there is a photo walk scheduled. This club is for photographers of all skill levels and backgrounds, who would like to learn, teach, improve and enjoy photography with a group of enthusiasts and share their knowledge with others. TTLCC is open to anyone from beginners, casual users, hobbyists and professionals. The only thing required is an interest in photography. If you would be interested in presenting at one of our meetings, please let us know!
TTLCC is on Facebook or contact Dana Geuther at 605-290-9590 or by email

  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989

How to Register:
  • In Person: ARCC                225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081