Digital Photography 201 -
Taking Creative Control!
An Intermediate Digital Photography Workshop
Our 9th Year at Stewart Hall!
Returns Fall 2017
12 1/2 hours over 5 nights
Pointe Claire Cultural Centre - Stewart Hall
176 chemin Bord-du-Lac / Lakeshore Road
Expand your skills, learn new techniques in this Advanced workshop. Designed exclusively for DSLR and compact mirror-less camera owners who want superior imagery, in this advanced, hands-on workshop, you will learn how to shoot and process your images using the superior RAW format, achieving better exposure control utilizing the histogram, and by taking creative control using Manual mode, selective focus, TTL flash fill and other techniques for superlative imagery.
Learn easy processing techniques in programs like FS Viewer (a free software) and Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 to 14. Portraiture, landscape and night photography will be covered.
Four unique assignments and helpful critiques will enhance your skills!
12 1/2 hours over 5 consecutive evenings - from 7pm till 9:30pm
Only ONE session!
Dates: To be announced - August 2017
Skill level: Intermediate.
Suggested prerequisite: Digital Photo 101
Recommended for persons with digital SLR (DSLR) and mirror-less cameras,
such as Nikon, Canon, Pentax, Olympus, Sony etc.
Bring your camera and operating manual.
Presented mostly in English.
Questions answered in English and French
Maximum class size: 10
Course Outline :
- RAW – What it is, How to use it
- The Histogram – How to Read and Use Successfully
- Metering – When to use Matrix, Center Weight, Spot modes
- Exposure (EV) Compensation - How to fine tune your imagery
- Selective Focus – Using DOF (Depth of Field) effectively
- Flash Fill & Flash Exposure compensation – Advanced techniques for indoor
and outdoor photography
Photoshop Elements 11 to 14 & Photoshop CS6 Basics:
- Using Curves and Levels to Improve an Image
- Dodge, Burn, Clone and Healing tools
- Selective Colour to control and eliminate colour casts
- Shadow and highlight adjustment
- Sharpening techniques – How much is too much, and
achieving the best results for email, social media and prints
Each week, a handout will be given with the evening’s topic providing detailed information. A weekly photo assignment will help you practice techniques learned in the workshops. Participants are encouraged to bring in their camera with its memory card, to evaluate and provide insightful critique of their projects.
The cost for this five-night workshop is $ 92.00 (taxes included)
Note: Online registration is unavailable
You can register by phone, or in person from 8:30am to 7pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:30pm Fridays; at the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, 176 chemin Bord-du-Lac/Lakeshore Road in Pointe Claire.
For more information, please call: 514-630-1220
to be missed!