Digital Photography 101
8 weeks, Mondays
Mondays - Oct 2 - Dec 4th (excluding Oct 9 for Thanksgiving, and Nov. 6 for Staff Development Day) 6:45pm-8:45pm
A beginner's look at how to make great photographs utilizing the modern digital camera. Learn how to go beyond "point & shoot" and use the camera controls to get the photos you want. Understand exposure, how to control "depth-of-field" with aperture, controlling motion with shutter speed, lenses & focal length, composition, white balance, how to use flash and a final photo critique.
Handout material will be provided to summarize each class.
Cost: $198.00 plus HST
Week 1 Image Resolution, ISO, File Types & Getting a Sharp Image.
How image resolution, print size and file types, affect the image quality.
Mega pixels and what does it mean
How ISO affect image quality
How file formats affect image quality
Week 2 Understanding Exposure.
How to interpret what the camera meter sees effectively.
Week 3 Using the Aperture and Shutter.
How Aperture and Shutter speed affects the photograph.
Week 4 Lenses & Focal Length.
Zoom lenses & focal length and how they affect what the camera sees.
Week 5 Composition.
How to arrange the elements in your pictures to best effect.
The rule of "thirds"
Using negative space
Week 6 How White Balance works and when to change it.
Week 7 When to use flash and how to utilize effective fill flash.
How flash works
Using fill flash
Week 8 Photo Evaluation
A review of student images and class discussion.
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