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College of Extended Learning

Outdoor Photography

Photo: Camera on a log with a bookbag next to it

CCOM 6040

Get up close and personal with nature! Capture the subtlety and beauty of the outdoors with this 4-week photography course.

Local photographer Gary Weekes will introduce you to the idea of different perspectives, compositional techniques, as well as help train your eye to recognize photographic opportunities. You’ll also get to know your gear and brush-up on any necessary camera functions and skills. And of course, you’ll learn how to manage natural light, while taking those outdoor gems!


Please bring a Digital SLR camera, with extra batteries and/or charger, a tripod (if you have one) and an external flash (optional).

Course details

Dates: Thursdays, March 28 - April 18, 2019 (4 weeks)
Thursdays, May 9 - 30, 2019 (4 weeks)
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
March 28 - April 18 class: 10 MacKay Drive, Marshall d'Avary Hall, Room 222 (except April 18 in room 120)

May 9 - 30 class: 9 Bailey Drive, Memorial Hall, Room 05
Course fee: $150 (+ HST)
Instructor: Gary Weekes

Register for March 28 - April 18, 2019
Register for May 9 - 30, 2019

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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