Take control of your camera and discover the possibilities of digital photography in this fun introductory course. Students will learn the basics of digital camera controls and workflow from capture to print while cultivating and executing their creative ideas.
In-class instructions and assignments cover camera menus, non-automatic shooting modes, image storage, file types, exposure, shutter effects, and image creation and innovation.
Demonstrations and lectures are complemented by field trips to beautiful Midcoast locations. Students take their field images back to the digital lab, and learn to utilize Adobe Lightroom software and Epson printers for optimal image development, organization and output. Extensive hands-on class and fieldwork provides students with the knowledge and practice to become comfortable with digital SLR and or mirrorless cameras and image processing.
What you will learn:
- Digital camera controls
- Manual capture in RAW
- File Types
- Image Storage
- Lens selection
- Lightroom Import, Library, Develop and Print Modules
- An introduction to printing on the Epson P600
Students are to bring a Digital SLR camera and Tripod or can borrow one for the week from the Workshops' Digital Service Department. (An external hard drive of at least 120GB will be required to take your new images and catalog home) This class is held in one of our digital classrooms, Macintosh computers will be provided.
Winter/Spring lodging and meal package available for $475. Includes breakfast and lunch Monday - Friday. Dinner services are not available during our Winter/Spring session.