Introduction to Photography (2 Hrs)

It takes more than a camera to be a good photographer. But with today's smart technology and training, it's easier than ever to learn how to take great pictures. This course, designed strictly for beginners, provides for a solid foundation in the skills and tools you'll need to explore the world of digital photography. We start with a look at the different types of cameras on the market and guidelines for setting your camera up for success. The theory behind exposure is also introduced: controlling the amount of light that reaches the camera's sensor.

 

Then, it's time to take to the field and examine the rest of the factors that influence the quality of your photographs, including light metering, focus, composition, and flash. We also introduce techniques for shooting portraits and shows what you can do with an image editor in post. Last but not least, we provide a roadmap for learning more with the next steps in photography training. The path to becoming a better photographer begins with the first step. Start here!

 

Topics include:

  • Exploring cameras and lenses

  • Understanding media

  • Controlling exposure

  • Composing with autofocus

  • Shooting portraits

  • Understanding form and geometry

  • Exporting and editing digital images

Fee - $50

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