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FCCP Beginning Digital Photography Bootcamp

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  • FCCP Largo Conference Center, Smart Sixty Six Building

    12360 66th Street North, Largo, FL (map)

    27.884569 -82.729439

  • Location, directions, maps and other information is emailed to registered participants several days before the start of the Bootcamp.
  • registration fee: $149.00/per student

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                       FCCP Digital Photography Boot Camp

     

     

     

                                 Sign up now for just $149

     

    Digital Photography Bootcamp is just what it sounds like, a lot of hard work, a lot of learning and plenty of laughs along the way.  Please arrive for the class a little early (doors open at 8:30 AM) because we start promptly at 9 AM and we have loads of material to cover.  So much in fact, that we're afraid your brains will hurt or worse your heads will explode at the end of the day.  So to alleviate that concern, we email all students a link to download all the class material including, Power Point presentations, several ebooks and a bunch of other cool stuff.

    This class is designed for the first time digital SLR owner or Point-N-Shoot user.  Even if you've had a film class, this class is a good refresher on photo theory and practice. So, if you’ve received a camera as a gift or just want to get more out of your camera, this is the class for you. Students will learn the basics of digital camera operation. Topics include Exposure, Lighting, Flash Photography, Composition, Camera Controls, Equipment, Filters, and Lenses. Camera features and menu functions are covered in depth. Basic photographic techniques and skills are discussed, enabling the student to get the most out their camera. Use of Photoshop Elements and inkjet printing is also discussed. So, bring your digital camera and owner's manual and get on the road to better picture making and printing.

    Following the classroom portion is the Composition in the Field component (fieldtrip) 3:00 to 6:00 at a nearby park.  Composition in the Field allows the student to apply all the classroom theory in a real world environment.  Students get to practice the "rule of thirds," framing, "shoot high and shoot low," and many other guidelines to achieve better composition.

    After the Bootcamp a special photo gallery/album is created just for the students and they are encouraged to post some of their best shots from the field trip. After a week or so the instructor will give feedback and advice on what the student is doing well and how they can maybe improve their shots.

    We save the best for last, we'll almost last and that's our FCCP Education Guarantee.  It simple:

    Florida Center for Creative Photography students may repeat their paid class, workshop or bootcamp for FREE as many times as necessary to insure that they have completely learned the material presented by the instructor.  If you find a better guarantee from any other educational source in the Tampa Bay area, we'll pay for your registration.

    Lunch is around noon, and is only 30 to 45 minutes.  There are several nearby restaurants, but you are urged to bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks.  Limited power outlets are available in the classroom and computers are not required to take the class.  If you do bring a computer it is recommended to bring a power strip as well.  Note taking helps many students retain what they are learning, but is not required.  Most of the class material is available on the DVD distributed at the end of the class.  Note taking material is not provided or available in the classroom.

     

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  • Barbara H.

    I haven't received any information either, Loni, I guess I will just show up at the address listed above. See you there.

    October 11, 2013

    • Deb C.

      I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID.

      I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

      October 11, 2013

  • Loni C.

    I have e-mailed Jeff asking for confirmation of the location. Will let you know if I hear anything.

    October 11, 2013

    • Deb C.

      I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID.

      I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

      October 11, 2013

  • Julia S.

    I have an e-mail from Bill Fox indicating the class is cancelled. Anyone else get the message?

    October 11, 2013

    • Loni C.

      Yes, I received it as well. .. he is one of the fccp spey


      Yes, I did. Bill is one of the support staff for fccp that I emailed earlier

      October 11, 2013

    • Deb C.

      I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID.

      I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

      October 11, 2013

  • Lindsay

    I just left the place where it is supposed to be... And they appear to be gone.

    October 11, 2013

    • Deb C.

      I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID.

      I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

      October 11, 2013

  • Maree

    No info here either. But I didn't pay until today so I thought that was the problem. I hope it's still on. It was gonna be the highlight of my weekend! Mary Sievers

    October 11, 2013

    • Deb C.

      I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID.

      I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

      October 11, 2013

  • Loni C.

    The description says "Location, directions, maps and other information is emailed to registered participants several days before the start of the Bootcamp."
    I have gotten anything the original confirmation with a meeting link for outlook...is it just me?

    October 11, 2013

    • Richard J A.

      Loni, I have not receive any response to my emails about the first cancellation nor "Location, directions, maps and other information is emailed to registered participants several days before the start of the Bootcamp." was not sent either. Show up on the 12th and hope for the best is my current plan!

      October 11, 2013

    • Deb C.

      I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID.

      I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

      October 11, 2013

  • Deb C.

    I see the webmaster took down my earlier email - nice. If this is how the organization is run, then I don't need to be a member. I emailed and left voice messages for two weeks and no answer. I drove to the Center and was told they had not paid rent but photos are there and will be given to owners who can produce ID. I will be glad to be done with this mess and move on. Let's see how long this stays posted.

    October 11, 2013

  • Loni C.

    This is my first trying to take it, so maybe I'll bring good luck.

    October 7, 2013

  • Francine S.

    Third try to take this Bootcamp. But, that's OK. Third time lucky.
    My esp tells me it may turn out to be the best Bootcamp ever.

    September 28, 2013

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