Beginners Digital Camera Class

Beginners Digital Camera Bootcamp

Beginners Digital Camera Bootcamp

8 weeks program $400.00.

Fall 2015

We just schedule our very popular Beginners Digital Camera Bootcamp for Fall 2015. There are only 9 seats available for this workshop. It is an eight week program which covers almost everything fro setting up your digital camera to how to shoot in Manual mode. You may start as a beginner, but by the end of this program you are ready to shoot like a pro.

Beginners Digital Camera 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.

Learn how to shoot in Manual mode in Beginners Digital Camera Bootcamp
Learn how to shoot in Manual mode in Beginners Digital Camera Bootcamp

Session 1 (Wednesday September 16 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 (Wednesday September 23 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm) :

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

Session 3 (Wednesday September 30 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

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

Session 4 (Wednesday October 7 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 (Wednesday October 14 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 October 17 from 11:00am to 2:00pm):

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

Session 7 (Wednesday October 21 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm):

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

Session 8 (Friday October 23 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm):

Photo Field Trip for Night Scene Photography. Please bring your tripod. (Location to be announced)


Beginner. No previous photography experience required.

Class size:

Maximum 9 participants.

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