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College of Extended Learning

Digital Photo: SLR Basics

CCOM 1030

You have upgraded your camera to a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) – now where to start? This step-by-step course is designed to help you understand how to use your DSLR camera. It explains the basic elements of taking a photograph (shutter speed, f-stop, white balance, ISO etc.) and goes beyond to examine the many functions and features of your DSLR.

You will also learn how to transfer photos to your computer. With its hands-on approach, this course takes the mystery out of the many different modes and functions of your digital camera. Come and join this class and explore the ever-changing world of digital photography!

Course details

Upcoming dates: Register for Wednesdays, Jan. 24 to Feb. 21, 2018 (5 weeks) or
Register for Wednesdays, Mar. 14 to Apr. 11, 2018 (5 weeks) or 
Register soon for Wednesdays, April 25 - May 23, 2018 (5 weeks)
Time: p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus
10 MacKay Drive
Marshall d'Avary Hall, Room 221 (Jan. - Feb.), Room 220 (Mar. - Apr.) (campus map)
Course fee: $155 (+ HST)
Instructor: Gary Weekes


Please bring your digital SLR camera (and manual) to class.

About the instructor

Gary Weekes has been in the photography industry for over 25 years - first working in camera stores as a salesperson to eventually owning and operating a small but growing photographic business. His commissioned work covers many different photographic disciplines, maintaining an emphasis on quality and sensitivity to his clients’ needs.

From working in a large studio in NYC to Hasselblad in the UK, Gary has an abundance of photographic knowledge and experience from which to teach from. He has guest lectured at the London College of Communications (UK) and was Department Head of Digital Photography at the Centre for Arts and Technology (Canada). He is currently exploring fine art photography, with a view to an exhibition in the near future.

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