Digital Photo: SLR Basics

CCOM 1030

digital photographyYou 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!

Materials: Please bring your camera and manual to class

Instructor: Gary Weekes
Dates: (FALL) Mondays, September 25 - October 30, 2017 (5 weeks) (no class Oct. 9) OR
               (FALL) Mondays, November 13 - December 11, 2017 (5 weeks)
               (WINTER) Wednesdays, January 24 - February 21, 2018 (5 weeks) OR
               (WINTER) Wednesdays, March 14 - April 11, 2018 (5 weeks) 
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: Room 220, Marshall d'Avary Hall, 10 MacKay Drive, UNB Fredericton campus (click here for campus map)
Course fee: $155 (+HST) 

Instructor Gary Weekes

About the instructors: 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 www.weekesphotography.com. 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.

Register for the Sept. 25 - Oct. 30, 2017 class

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