Continuing Education Programs and Courses

Applied/Visual Media Non-Credit Courses

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Want to take better pictures with your camera? Want to know what a digital camera can do? Learn how to operate your camera by understanding its modes, menus and creative controls. You will be introduced to the basic principles of exposure, elements of design and creative composition. You can also expand your present skills with photographic assignments and image critique sessions, and have fun, too!

No class Oct 13, Nov 10, Feb 16, Apr 20 and May 18

Learn all about creative composition and photojournalism. This class is a more comprehensive study of composition and camera-subject relationships in order to create images with impact and WOW! You will produce a portfolio that can tell a story or convey a message – with emphasis on people, activities, events or peak moments of action, all with emotional impact.

You will be able to explore lighting systems and equipment used in the photography studio and on location. You will look at the principles of light and at creating images using a combination of natural and artificial light for remarkable effects. Develop your skills in setting up equipment, lights, backdrops and props for various situations.

This course currently has no offerings.

Learn to light and photograph artwork, original photographs and small products to best describe their likeness. As well photograph people and events to capture peak moments of action and expression. Use your conceptual ideas, creative vision and refined photographic skills to produce images that tell as story, communicate a message, allure, entice and excite.

No classes Oct 11, Nov 8, Feb 14, Apr 18