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Summer Digital Camera Bootcamp

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July 8, 2014 – July 8, 2014

2582 Mt Lehman Road, #1

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Description:

Summer Digital Photography Bootcamp

8 weeks program $350.00.

Digital Photography Bootcamp consists of eight, three-hour sessions on Wednesday nights each week. All sessions include a mix of theory in the classroom, as well as practical instruction. Participants have opportunities for shooting photographs on field trips, as well as reviewing and discussing their images with an instructor.

Session 1 (July 8 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

Introduction to photography, how digital cameras work, digital photography workflow basics, auto focus versus manual focus, digital image optimization

Session 2 (July 15 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm) :

ISO, Understanding camera setting modes and exposure controls, intro to using the Histogram.

Session 3 (July 22 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

Metering methods, reading a Histogram, using manual mode, White Balance.

Session 4 (July 29 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

Creative uses for aperture and shutter, depth of field and motion. Selective focus/shallow depth of field workshop.

Session 5 (August 5 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

Composition guidelines – rule of thirds, texture, color, point of view and seeing in shapes and forms, and Macro Photography guide line.

Session 6 (Saturday August 9  from 11:00am to 2:00pm):

Photo Field Trip (three hours of outdoor photography with instructor). Practical exercises and refining composition and camera control.

Session 7 (August 12 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

Review field trip images, and Night Scene Photography guide lines.

Session 8 (August 19  from 7:00pm to 10:00pm):

Photo Field Trip for Night Scene Photography. Please bring your tripod.

Prerequisites: 

Beginner. No previous photography experience required.

Class size:

Maximum 10 participants.

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