DESCRIPTION: Class covers the skills needed to master control of your camera--film or digital--with step-by-step instruction. Students learn fundamentals of photography with an emphasis on manual exposure mode, how to avoid pitfalls of automatic modes, changing shutter speeds to stop or blur motion, ISO, white balance, controlling focus, exposure, and using flash. Shooting assignments are given and digital photos are reviewed using a projector in class. Students receive informative handouts and individual attention.
SCHEDULE: (6 meetings) 5 Tuesday evenings • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
• Starts Tues 3/7, Tues 3/14, Tues 3/21, Tues 3/28, ends Tues 4/4
• PLUS 1 SATURDAY DAYTIME -- 3/25 tentative and subject to change --TBD with class
DESCRIPTION: This class is about creativity and creating dynamic images beyond snapshots. The emphasis is on you, the photographer, and seeing. Topics include visual composition, bringing meaning to images, lighting, perspective, camera angle, lens choice, creative use of f-stop and shutter speed, filters, using flash outdoors, and more. We study the images of master photographers to help inspire and develop an individual photo style. There will be one daytime class to go out shooting photos. (5 evening meetings plus one Saturday daytime to shoot).
WHETHER NEEDING TO LEARN HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOS OR JUST WANTING TO GET BACK TO SHOOTING PHOTOS AND GETTING FEEDBACK, THIS CLASS AIMS TO INSPIRE.
SCHEDULE: (6 meetings) 5 TUESDAY EVENINGS • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
• Starts Tues. 4/18, Tues 4/25, Tues 5/2, Tues 5/9, Ends Tues 5/16
• PLUS 1 Saturday daytime - time / day TBD with class