Learn Digital Photography Camera Skills and Techniques

By on May 18, 2018
Learn Digital Photography Camera Skills and Techniques

Go beyond snapshots and learn to get the most from your digital camera to create high-quality photographs capturing memories, telling a story through images, or illustrating your business, hobby and activities.

Register and pay online for photography courses

Call Continuing Education at 314-984-7777 to register by phone.

Digital Photography: Introduction

Come learn the basic skills involved in photography, such as camera skills, and the use of light, exposure, and composition. Understand aperture, shutter speed, ISO, basic composition, depth of field and histograms. You will need a digital camera and memory card.
PHOT:720 | $79 | SR $47
S01 | Tu 6:30-9 p.m. | Gary Hesse
May 29 – June 19 | Corporate College 207
S02 | Th 6:30-9 p.m. | Gary Hesse
May 31 – June 21 | MC – SW 208

Digital Photography: Intermediate

This class is geared for you to continue and expand on learning about composition and lighting techniques. You will learn how lighting and composition will change the way you take photos and enhance your skills as a photographer. This class is the next step for introductory photography students or those who have a fundamental knowledge of their camera functions. Bring your camera and accessories. Prerequisite: Digital Photography: Introduction or Take Better Pictures: Introduction or equivalent experience.
PHOT:721 | $79 | SR $47
S01 | Th 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. | Gary Hesse
June 28 – July 26 | MC – SW 108
No Class 7/5
S02 | Tu 6:30-9 p.m. | Gary Hesse
July 10 – July 31 | Corporate College 207

Nature and Outdoor Photography

Improve your outdoor photography skills and expand your creativity. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn the techniques to transform your nature and outdoor photography with infield, hands-on photo instruction coupled with classroom sessions and image critiques. You will gain a greater understanding of what makes a great photo, learn the techniques required, and pick up some tips and tricks professional photographers use. This class will meet in a classroom and in a nature setting. You will need to have your photos developed or printed and brought to the last class. Prerequisite: Digital Photography Introduction or Take Better Pictures: Introduction or equivalent experience. Bring digital camera to class. Field trips required on your own. Details to be announced in class. Provide own transportation.
PHOT:708 | $59 | SR $39
S01 | Sa 9-11:30 a.m. | John Kerans
June 2 – June 23 | MC – SW 108

Field Photography: Sports, Concerts, Weddings and Events

A large percentage of professional photography these days is done in the field at events like weddings, plays, award ceremonies and sporting events. Learn how to shoot and pose like a pro! Bring digital camera to class. Field trips required on own. Details to be announced in class. Prerequisite: Digital Photography: Intermediate or equivalent experience. Bring digital camera to class. No class 7/7.
PHOT:712 | $59 | SR $39
S01 | Sa 9-11:30 a.m. | John Kerans
June 30 – July 28 | MC – SW 108

Adobe Photoshop

Register and pay online for computer courses

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) Introduction

COMP:755 | $129 | SR $92
S02 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 5 – June 26 | Corporate College 206

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) Intermediate

COMP:755 | $129 | SR $92
S04 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
July 3 – July 24 | Corporate College 206

At the time of registration, adults 60 years and older may enroll in select courses for the reduced fee shown as the “SR” price. Reduction will be calculated at check-out in the online system.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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