Digital Photography 101 - 6 weeks
Mondays October 7th - November 25th (NOT on October 14th - Thanksgiving or Nov 4 - venue unavailable)
Hours: 6:45pm- 8:45pm
A beginner's look at how to make great photographs utilizing the modern digital camera. Each week learn the basic fundamentals of how to go beyond "point & shoot" and understand the use of the camera controls to get the photos you want. Understand exposure, how to control "depth-of-field" with aperture, controlling motion with shutter speeds, what lenses & focal lengths are best, composing your photograph, white balance, how to use flash and finish with a final photo critique.
Handout material will be provided to summarize each class.
Cost: $189.00 plus HST (See the School of Photography bundles)
Week 1 - Pixels, ISO, File Types & getting a sharp image
How sensor resolution, print size and file types, effects the image quality.
Week 2 - Understanding Exposure
How to interpret what the camera meter sees into effective exposure.
Week 3 - Using the Aperture and Shutter
How Aperture and Shutter speed affects the photograph.
Week 4 - Composition
How to arrange the elements in your pictures to best effect.
Week 5 - White Balance
How white balance works and when to change it.
Week 6 - Using Flash
Understanding how flash works and when to use it.