This course is designed for beginners and those wanting to make the switch from automatic settings in order to take creative control to a manual shooting mode. Students should bring a Digital SLR (DSLR) or Mirrorless 35mm camera to class. Crop sensor and micro 4/3's are also welcome.
There will be an emphasis on foundational principles such as camera functions/operation, composition and lighting basics through a hands-on approach. We will cover photography history, explore concepts for shooting assignments, demonstrations and at home projects. At the conclusion, students should exhibit basic proficiency in a variety of photographic situations.
Ages 17 and up.
If you have a basic understanding of exposure with the DSLR camera and would like to work more in the manual mode, this course is for you. We will explore a variety of assignments that will help you nail the look you are going for. You will learn how to critique your images to make them the best they can be. In this class, we will explore editing techniques that will enhance the final look of the image. For this class you will need a DSLR or mirrorless camera, a tripod or monopod. Prerequisite: Students must have taken an introductory level photography class before registering. Ages 17 and up.
Learn to edit your photos using Adobe Lightroom. Get the most out of your image using one of the best photo editing softwares on the planet. Lightroom is the go-to program to enhance your captured images to the fullest. Whether you use a cell phone/iPhone, DSLR or Mirrorless camera, your images can always us some improvement. Lightroom will get you that improvement you desire. Requirement for this class: minimum of 20gb flash drive. At least 20 of your favorite images and a camera. Ages 17 and up.