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College of Extended Learning

Digital Photo: Beyond Basics

Photo: Hands holding cameras

CCOM 1309

Improve your technique, get better results, and expand on the concepts introduced in Digital Photo Basics and other introductory photography courses.

In this class you will explore lighting, image composition, exposure and perspective, as well as the different types of photography and how to use your camera accordingly. You’ll also be introduced to various software applications to catalog, enhance and manipulate your photographs.

Note: This course is designed for amateur photographers who have basic knowledge of their camera and is specifically tailored for digital SLR cameras.


Please bring your own digital SLR camera with fully charged batteries (and manual)

Course details

Dates: Mondays, April 27 to June 1, 2020 (5 weeks - no class May 18)
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
10 MacKay Drive, Marshall d'Avary Hall, Room 220
Course fee: $150 (+ HST)
Instructor: Gary Weekes

Register for April 27 - June 1, 2020

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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