Learn Photography and Photoshop at CVCC. You can be a professional or learn just for fun.
Are you making the best pictures possible with your camera? Learn the operations of a digital camera and what makes digital photography different from traditional film photography. This course introduces digital photo imaging, exploring the use of hardware and software, image capture, and input/output devices. Must bring SLR digital camera to class. Required Textbook: Digital Photography 1, 2, and 3 - Taking and Printing Great Pictures by Rob Sheppard (ISBN: 978-1579906764). This can be purchased at Barnes and Noble or Amazon. Approximate cost: $20.
Come learn the basics to taking great pictures with your digital camera. Designed for new users of digital SLR cameras, this class will focus on the fundamentals of digital camera operations. You will be introduced to digital photo imaging, exploring the use of hardware and software, image capture, and input/output devices. Students must bring a SLR digital camera to class.
Adobe Lightroom has become a vital tool for the modern photographer. Adobe Lightroom is used in the photographic process to catalog, find, edit and output images in a incredibly efficient manner. This basic level course will improve your photographic organization and output by covering the essential aspects of Adobe Lightroom to make you confident and functional enough to include Lightroom in your workflow. At the end of the class, the student will understand multiple ways to bring images in to Lightroom and take advantage of the metadata features, become familiar with the basic Lightroom modules and navigation within the software, know the most commonly used tools within each Lightroom panel, use the synchronize function to reduce time in editing multiple images at once, be able to save your work in various sizes and file types, and have the ability to make prints directly form Adobe Lightroom.
This course will cover the basics of today's modern DSLR cameras. Confused by all those buttons? Don't be, learn how to best set up and use all the features on your camera. Autofocus, bracketing, continuous mode, white balance and many other concepts will be explored and practice to help create solid images. Determining proper exposure, the interplay between aperture and shutter speeds, composition, photographic techniques, and supporting equipment will be explored. In this course we will use the camera's aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual settings to make proper exposures. After taking this course a student should be able to navigate the basic functions of their camera, properly deal with image files and photograph a scene to depict it as they desire. A camera that can be manually operated is required, SLR's or mirrorless camera systems will work well. Textbook: KISS Guide to Photography by John Garrett is required. (ISBN: 0-7894-8069-7) Approximately $10.
|Aug 19-Oct 7||Thur||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Robert Dant||$85.00||CVCC EC 1001||116846|
Classes are held on the East Campus (EC) or on the main campus in the Robert E. Paap (REP) building.
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For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.