May 10, 2021
at 9:00am -
with Patricia Guard
This course uses the digital camera to build basic skills in students who have an interest in photography. Using a combination of lecture, demonstration and hands-on exercises, this course will explore basic photographic techniques and artistic concerns involved in making photographs. These include camera handling, composition, effective use of light, file management, digital image manipulation and developing a photographic vision. Students entering the course must have a digital camera with aperture priority, shutter priority and exposure compensation. This course will also introduce students to the importance of a digital photography workflow using the industry standard software - Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Many aspects of the software will be discussed, including image capture, file formats, color space and output management. Students are also responsible for bringing a laptop with Photoshop and Lightroom already installed. The class includes detailed demonstrations, hands-on exercises and constructive critiques to assist in developing the necessary skills for a complete digital photography workflow, as well as techniques for photo editing and retouching.
Course Items: digital camera with aperture priority, shutter priority and exposure compensation, laptop with Photoshop and Lightroom installed
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