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Fundamentals of Digital Photography for Beginners

March 2, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, happening 5 times

Fundamentals of digital photography for beginners – 5 weeks

Ages 15 and up

What will you learn?

  • You will understand the basics of digital photography.
  • You will understand lenses and how to get good focus.
  • You will learn composition and how to distinguish your photos from snapshots.
  • You will understand proper exposure and how to get it.
  • You will understand the importance of lighting to tell your story.


Week 1: Technical foundations/learning your gear – how to turn your camera on, change and select lenses

Week 2: Aperture, shutter speed, ISO – look at Depth of field, lighting, tripod

Week 3: Composition – Rule of thirds, exposure, lines/dots/Symmetry/Framing/pattern

Week 4: How to use a flash and reflectors

Week 5: Course wrap up

What do you need for class?

  • A camera and the accessories that go with it. (I have a Canon EOS 7D and various lenses, but any Digital Camera will be fine as long as it has a manual mode).
  • Memory card for your camera
  • Laptop (if you have it)
  • Thumb drive or External Hard Drive (32 GB minimum) (Not needed week 1, so feel free to ask at Week1)


Please RSVP and let us know you’re coming!

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March 2, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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