Are you new to using a digital SLR camera or thinking about moving up to an SLR? We'll cover the fundamentals of operating your camera, the fundamentals of image making, how to choose the appropriate lens, how to use and optimize the automatic modes on your camera, and how to use the features of the camera to give your photographs more impact. We'll spend considerable time going through the photographic thought process and relating the thought process to your camera's features. The course will utilize both classroom instruction and practice with your camera.
The textbook is optionalóbut recommended: "Beyond Point and Shoot" by Darrelll Young. Http://www.rockynook.com/book/0/230/beyond-point-and-shoot.html. Please note that this book is available in both printed and e-book editions, either is fine. The e-book is sold by O'Reilly Media. The textbook complements the classroom instruction and goes into more depth on the subjects we'll cover.
Bring a bag lunch for 1/2 hour lunch break.