Introduction to Digital Photography

 
Bring your digital camera, cords and batteries - We will show you how to be a better photographer.  Get to know your camera and settings like never before.

This course is designed for the beginner digital photographer.  We will cover the basics as well as some intermediate digital and photo techniques.  The course is designed to be a mixture of lectures and discussion of participant work, as well as hands-on experience with your own digital camera as well as some photo editing techniques.  The goal of this class is to provide top-quality, personalized digital training and instruction.

Prerequisite:
No photography experience is necessary; however, some computer experience will be helpful.  A basic understanding of the Windows interface and file management will help facilitate the uploading of photos to a computer.  In particular, it is helpful if participants know how to save, copy and manage files.
 
 
 Topics
Getting to Know Your Camera
   •  Presentation
   •  Media Storage 
   •  Photo Settings
   •  Flash Photography
   •  Red Eye
Photo Editing
   •  Photoshop, Picasa, Artweaver
   •  Altering Images 
   •  Organizing Images
   •  Image Size
       °  Be Kind, Resize
       °  Email    

From Camera to Computer
   •  Uploading images
   •  Two most common ways to transfer
        images
   •  Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
   •  Renaming Files, Organizing by Date
   •  Backing up Images
 
Which Camera Mode?
   •  Macro Photography
   •  Landscape
   •  Action Photography
   •  Candid Photography
   •  Indoor Photography
 
 
 Supply List
 1.  Digital Camera
 2.  Manual
 3.  Batteries
 4.  Cords for YOUR camera
 5.  Storage Media
 6.  USB Flash Drive
 
 
 Fall Session
 Spring Session
 Start Date
 October 5, 2016
 March 8, 2017
 End Date
 October 26, 2016
 March 29, 2017
 Location Bohlen Technical Center
 Bohlen Technical Center
 Days Wednesdays Wednesdays
 Time 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 Course Length
 4 wks. / 8 hrs.
 4 wks. / 8 hrs.
 Tuition $65 $65
 Instructor Tim Davey
 
 
 
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