Introduction to Digital Photography

This class will look at how and why we use the manual settings in your camera to make visually interesting photographs. We will explore motion and depth of field in street photography as well as portraiture and low light situations. We will learn some basic Photoshop and Camera Raw functions and look at inspiring works by influential photographers.

This Monday class is eight weeks long to accommodate the two holidays during winter term, Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 15) and Presidents’ Day (February 19). This open studio will not be held on these days and there will not be a makeup for the holidays.

What you will learn in this class:

  • How to create depth of field

  • How to create beautiful compositions

  • How to shoot in low light

  • How to use the manual settings in your camera

  • How to take a great portrait

Required supplies for this class:

  • Camera with manual settings

  • USB/zip drive

  • Your lab fee covers studio costs, and includes one print. Additional printing cards are available for purchase in the school store.