Digital Photography 101

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Program Duration

10 weeks

Next Start Dates

March 20, 2017 September 18, 2017

Equipment Requirements:
Digital SLR camera with at least 1 lens
Memory card
Personal computer access to download and process images

Prerequisites: none

What You'll Learn

Course Info

This 10 week course is designed to introduce the basic concepts, controls and tools of digital photography. Students will learn basic camera controls, exposure controls, depth of field, white balance and the fundamentals of composition through classroom discussions, visual examples and hands-on workshops. We will discuss camera equipment…from what you “need” to what you might “want”. And finally, we’ll explore different ways of presenting your images from slideshows to prints, photo books and more.
At the end of this course you will have more confidence in using your camera and equipment, an understanding of basic photographic principles, increased skill in manipulating creative tools and a renewed excitement for what photography has to offer. Whether you are an aspiring professional, a dedicated hobbiest or a weekend warrior, this course is sure to satisfy your taste for image making!

Schedule: Monday evenings, 6:15pm – 9:15pm

Class Outline

Class 1 Dissecting your Digital SLR

Class 2 The ins and outs of Exposure Control

Class 3 Exposure workshop in studio

Class 4 White Balance – what it is and how you use it

Class 5 Depth of Field and Composition

Class 6 WB, DOF, Composition Workshop – put these tools to use

Class 7 Location Field Trip – making images in the real world

Class 8 Class critique – reviewing work from the past two weeks

Class 9 The end result – tips and tricks on sharing and displaying your photos

Class 10 The Petite Portfolio – presenting images in your signature style

About the Instructor

Mauricio Orozco

Instructor

About
Mauricio Orozco

Instructor

Mauricio Orozco is an advertising and commercial photographer. Born in Mexico City and educated at the Brooks Institute in California, he now calls Vancouver his home. His philosophy is simple, to collaborate with his clients to create images of their products and ideas in a strong and clear way.  Some of his clients include Creative Engine Branding and Design, Bare Advertising, University of British Columbia, BC Hydro,

BBA Engineering, Grupo Modelo, Kobex Resources Canada, Atkinsons of Vancouver among others. Some of his images are also represented by Farmboy Fine Arts.

www.orozco.ca

Tuition

Canadian

$375.00 CAD

International

$375.00 CAD

Additional Information

International Students

Please note that letters of acceptance are not issued for part-time courses, that the course may be cancelled if student enrolment is low, and that we advise any international students signing up for part-time courses to only do so if they are currently residing in Vancouver or if this course is not their sole purpose for visiting.

Registration is Open

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