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Photography I: Learning the Basics

This class is an introduction to the understanding of photography as technology, medium of expression, and creative practice. It covers basic concepts and techniques: camera operation, exposure, composition, resolution, and preparation of image files for on-screen and print use. Students will look closely at historically significant photographs as a way to deconstruct visual composition and experience the pleasure of good pictures. Assignments will include both technical and creative exercises.

 

Registration & Fees: $245
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Suggested classes to continue education:
  • Photography II
  • Printing
  • Lightroom

Attention: This class has been moved online in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please register as you normally would, and Houston Center for Photography staff will update you with information and a link to take this course at it’s scheduled time. 

To participate in an online course, students will need access to a desktop, laptop, or tablet with an internet connection. If you have any questions about navigating our new system, please email education@hcponline.org for more information.

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Date(s)

Class meets four Thursdays:
May 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th
6 - 8 pm CT

Category

Capture

What to Bring to Class

Access to a computer with an internet connection
Digital Camera with 'Manual' Mode
Camera Manual
Flash Drive

Instructor

Violette Bule