Photography Basics - Techniques and Art

You’ve been using your digital DSLR or digital mirrorless camera on automatic but now would like to learn about using its full creative potential. This introductory color class will cover the basics of camera operation: exposure & metering, f-stops, shutter speeds, ISO, lenses, white balance, and more. Bring your digital DSLR or Mirrorless camera that can be put fully on manual to class (no point & shoot cameras; contact instructor if unsure). A tripod is recommended. Class includes two Sunday afternoon field trips (details given in class). Instructor’s work has appeared in National Geographic publications. Text is ‘Bryan Peterson’s Understanding Photography Field Guide’ by Bryan Peterson. ISBN: 978-0-8174-3225-6. Taught by Robert Stahl, MA in Art History. See Textbook and Supply List for textbook information.

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  • Jan 05, 2019 to Jan 26, 2019
  • 8:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Session(s): 4; Saturday
  • Location : On Campus: CC Bldg, Room 3459
    9600 College Way N,Seattle,98103

  • Fee: $149
  • Item #: 7115
  • Required text: Understanding Photography Field Guide by Bryan Peterson. ISBN: 978-0-8174-3225-6.

    Class includes two Sunday afternoon field trips on 1/6 and 1/13/19 (details given in class).
  • Winter 2019

Our instructor helped us really understand how to approach photography and build on those principles.

- Kim