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Technical and Creative Aspects of Digital Photography - 1 Day Workshop - $110.00

  • Jan 19, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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David Suzuki Foundation Offices
219 - 2211 West 4th Avenue
V6K 4S2

The Photoclass will run from 10am to 5pm.


Digital Photography is exciting but very often, the functions and buttons on the camera can be confusing. Which button do I use when, is often a question that is asked. What about ISO or even White Balance. These are a key part of becoming a more proficient photographer. The goal of this photoclass is to give you a framework and an understanding of what your camera can do and how to make it do it!

What you will learn:

  • How to identify the various buttons and parts of your camera
  • Use the relevant functions of your camera to ensure the best photographic outcome
  • Manage contrast in your images and know how to use light effectively to create better images
  • Compose an image correctly
  • Know how and when to use your flash
  • Have a basic understanding of photography and photographic principles

Module 1:

  • The digital camera - an introduction
  • Buttons and functions
  • How digital cameras work
  • Basic set up
  • Camera operation
  • Exposure and flash compensation
  • You are in control

Module 2:

  • Light and Exposure
  • Managing contrast
  • Colour of light, White balance
  • Composition
  • Techniques for different subjects
  • Indoors
  • People
  • Outdoors
  • Macro or close up
  • Holidays
  • Creative techniques

We will then spend an hour practicing some of the techniques that have been taught.

What do you need to bring:

This will be practical and you will need to bring the following:

A Camera - DSLR or point and shoot

A tripod - optional

Pen and Paper to take notes

Full course notes will be provided after the class.

Course notes will be provided after the session

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  • Grace R.

    I enjoy Barry's classes. This was an excellent workshop

    1 · January 19, 2013

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