Digital Dos & Don’ts give students the knowledge and skills to learn the historical perspective of pictures and why photography is important. Student(s) will learn how to take pictures in various settings. Simple photo editing skills will be taught in the computer lab with emphasis on how download, crop and adjust pictures. Student(s) will learn to edit his/her photos using computer Paint software that comes on every computer. Upon completion, the student(s) will be expected to present 10 photographs taken throughout the course period to the class at a final exam. Shutterbugs II & III is designed to further skills in photographing live animal subjects, wildlife and how to look for the extraordinary shot. Student(s) will use their skills previously learned in taking photographs in low light, sports action, portrait mode as well as other standard photography skills. In Shutterbugs II & III, student(s) will take photo(s) outside of the comfort zone. More in depth photo editing skills will be taught in II & III. The 3 major manual settings: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO will be learned during this time frame. Upon completion, the student(s) will be expected to present 5 photographs on a CD for his/her portfolio presentation.
Instructor will provide supply list on the first night of class.
No textbook is required for this course. Instructor will provide handouts and other reference materials.
Registration & Payment
Student(s) will register in-person on the first night of class. Payment will be required following registration also on the first night of class.