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Photography Basics: Techniques and Art   

Have you been using your digital DSLR or digital mirrorless camera on automatic but want to learn how to use its full creative potential? This introductory color class will cover the basics of camera operation: f-stops, shutter speeds, iso, white balance, lenses, exposure, metering, filters, flash, and more. Bring your digital DSLR or digital mirrorless camera that can be put fully on manual to class (no point and shoot or bridge cameras; contact instructor if unsure). A tripod is recommended.  Class includes one Sunday morning and one Sunday afternoon field trip with instructor (details given in class).  Instructor's work has appeared in National Geographic publications.  See Textbook and Supply List for textbook information. Students who take this class are invited to participate in our Summer CE Student Art Show. Visit our Art Show page for more information.

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  • Photography Basics: Techniques and Art • SUMMER


  • Item: 13149      Fee: $100.00

    Instructor: Robert Stahl

  • Dates: 7/12/2023 - 8/2/2023   Times: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Sessions: 4 W; 8 hours

  • Building: Online   Room: Zoom

  • Location: , WA

  • There will be 2 Sunday field trips on 7/16 and 7/23 - details given in class.  See Textbook and Supply List for textbook.

    Starting Spring Quarter 2023 North Seattle College requires all students to pay for parking on campus. Go here for more information.

  • CE classes are intended for adults 18 and up unless otherwise noted. Please see Continuing Education Policies to learn more about our underage waiver, refund, and cancellation policies.

  • Are you an au pair? Do you need documentation for work that you attended class? Don’t forget to register for the CEU or Clock Hours fee.