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Beginning to Intermediate Digital Photography (Smithfield; Jan. 29, 2019 - Feb. 26, 2019)

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Through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on photography, award-winning photographer Shirley Whitenack will teach this workshop that will empower you to take control of your camera and unleash your creativity.  Class will reinforce the technical aspects of photography as well as provide techniques to improve the artistic elements of your photography.  Learn when and why to shoot in the various camera modes and how to use exposure compensation.  On-location shooting will provide opportunities to fully utilize directional light, learn how and when to add flash outdoors, use photo reflectors, and exploit depth of field.  You will learn to incorporate the rule of thirds, use power points and leading lines, as well as control depth of field to create effective and dramatic compositions.
Throughout the class we will analyze histograms and review/critique photographs.  Class wrap-up will include a discussion of printing options, organizing and archiving images, photo resources, and follow-up questions.  Each participant will receive photography handouts to keep for future reference


Class Details

6 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Smithfield at PDC Location : 
  Smithfield at PDC.

Instructor : Shirley Whitenack 



Please read:  What to bring? Camera(s), battery charger, instruction manual, digital media, tripod (not required), laptop (not required), a few good and “not so good” photos you have taken, and your questions. Tuesday, Jan. 29 Classroom: Camera operation Tuesday, Feb. 5 Classroom: Camera operation and composition Saturday, Feb. 9 Colonial Williamsburg and Kingsgate Resort: on location Tuesday, Feb. 12 Classroom: Still life and close-up Tuesday, Feb. 19 Classroom: Composition and on-location in Smithfield Tuesday, Feb. 26 Classroom: Review/Critique/Discussion



Registration Closes On
Thursday, January 24, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/29/2019 - 2/26/2019 Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Smithfield, Smithfield at PDC  Map Shirley Whitenack 
2/9/2019 - 2/9/2019 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Smithfield, Smithfield at PDC  Map Shirley Whitenack