Intro to Photography:
DSLR and Mirrorless

Current Instructors: Michael O’NeillScott Stallings

Cost: $220 Members, $275 Non Members

Do you have an interest in photography, but lack the technical skills needed to bring your ideal image to life? If so, then this is the perfect class for you. In this four-week hands-on course, you will be immediately immersed in photography and will learn how to utilize your camera’s technical settings with ease. While anyone can put a digital camera on auto and get acceptable pictures, this class will help you to use all the technology your camera has to offer to your advantage, allowing you to create images that go beyond snapshots to express your personal vision. Ultimately, after taking this class you’ll master your camera and, hopefully, discover the joy of photography along the way, too.

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  • Start with an assignment that helps you to use light and composition as you begin to extend your vision
  • Master the creative controls of exposure and practice with another assignment to apply what you have learned
  • Use shutter speed to express motion and use aperture to create dramatic selective focus
  • Complete three assignments outside of class and two assignments in class
  • Receive feedback from your instructor and other students on your assignments
  • A digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera or a mirrorless camera (with manual controls)
  • The manual for the camera (if you have it)
  • At least one empty and formatted memory card for your camera
  • A journal or notebook

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Please note: Classes need a minimum of four students to run; the decision to run a class is made 48 hours in advance of the start date. In the event of a class cancellation, enrollment fees can be refunded or maintained as a credit towards a future class of your choice.

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JULY SESSION I

July 11, 18, 25, August 1
Tuesdays / 6 – 9 PM

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JULY SESSION II

July 12, 19, 26, August 2
Wednesdays / 6 – 9 PM

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AUGUST SESSION I

August 8, 15, 22, 29
Tuesdays / 6 – 9 PM

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AUGUST SESSION II

August 9, 16, 23, 30
Wednesdays / 6 – 9 PM

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AUGUST SESSION III

August 12, 19

Saturdays
10 AM – 4 PM

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