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Seattle Class: Photography: Basic Camera Skills

A class at Luminous Works, an Adobe Authorized Training Center in Seattle

meets 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 4 afternoons, meeting weekly, starting Wednesday, October 18

$595

Our full calendar of classes: Luminous Works Calendar

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Photography: Basic Camera Skills class description

Photography: Basic Camera Skills next offered: Wednesdays, October 18, 25, November 1, 8

This very hands-on workshop helps you create great images without getting lost in technology and jargon.

Unlike a quick weekend workshop, this class meets once a week for four weeks, giving you time for you practice what you learned after each class. Our small class size allows individual instructor feedback and guidance on your assignment photos.

Four 3-hour sessions will unveil the mysteries of your camera, and give you the confidence and knowledge to progress to creative photography. Photographic examples and in-class exercises will demonstrate how your choice of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO work together to make images where you are in control.

Weather permitting, we will venture outside for shoots. Weekly assignments, and individual reviews of that work will reinforce class content and speed your progress.

Equipment

Bring your gear! In general, any camera that can record raw files, and/or that has a hot shoe for external flash is sufficient for the class. Please contact us with any questions.

To truly get the most out of this course, bring a digital single lens reflex camera (DSLR). An advanced compact camera, such as the Canon Power Shot G series or Panasonic Lumix is a good alternative.

What's Covered (always customized for the students in attendance):

Know your Camera
  • manual and autofocus
  • picking the correct lens and camera setting for the situation
  • sensor cleaning
  • sensor size
  • care and handling
  • zooming
  • focal length
  • lenses
  • menus demystified
Controlling Exposure
    When to use each setting
  • apertures
  • ISO settings
  • shutter speed
  • white balance
  • photographing indoors + out
  • using flash
Seeing and Composing
  • it’s all about the light
  • open shade
  • color and compositional awareness
  • truly seeing the color of light
Creative Choices
  • depth of field
  • selective focus
  • using light to your advantage
Working with your files
  • why shoot RAW?
  • file formats, lossy vs. nonlosssy
  • basic processing of RAW and JPEG picture files for precise creative results.
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Photography: Basic Camera Skills next offered: Wednesdays, October 18, 25, November 1, 8


Related Classes:

Lightroom Photo Workflow
Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC
After Effects Essentials
Photoshop CC Essentials
Photoshop CC Level 2 for Photography


All classes at Luminous Works include:

  • All class files and other resources to take home!
  • Experienced, highly rated instructors
  • Post-class email support
  • MAC or WINDOWS, your choice!
  • Retaking the course within 12 months if you need too

Plus...our comfortable class room:
Luminous Works in Ballard, Seattle
(360 view deck outside!)


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Classes Listed by Category:

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Web and Mobile Classes
Photography and Video Classes
Design Classes and Other Skills
WordPress Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro Classes
Adobe After Effects Classes
Adobe InDesign Classes
Adobe Photoshop Classes
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Adobe Illustrator Classes
Adobe Dreamweaver Classes
Adobe Acrobat Classes
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Classes Listed by Skill Level:

Prerequistes and other Introductory classes


Photography: Basic Camera Skills (four days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 4 afternoons, meeting weekly, starting Wednesday, October 18


Graphic Design Basics (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, September 13


Desktop Publishing Overview (one-half day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 One–half day: Monday, July 17

 One–half day: Wednesday, August 16

 One–half day: Tuesday, September 5

 One–half day: Wednesday, October 18


HTML and CSS Overview (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, July 26


Private Class (one day)

Level 1 Classes


Using and Creating Forms in Acrobat (one day)


Creating and Editing PDFs (one day)


After Effects Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, August 7

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 20


Dreamweaver CC Essentials (two days)


InDesign CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, July 18 (FULL)

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, August 14

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 11

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, October 19


Illustrator CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, July 11

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 6


Lightroom Photo Workflow (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, October 30


Muse Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, July 13


Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, August 1 (FULL)

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 10

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 18

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, September 26


Photoshop CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, July 27

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, October 11


WordPress Level 1 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Sunday, August 13

 1 day: Monday, September 25


WordPress Plug-Ins (one day)

Intermediate-Level Classes


Interactive PDFs in Acrobat and InDesign (one day)


After Effects Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, August 9

 1 day: Friday, September 22


Dreamweaver CC level 2 (one day)


HTML and CSS Level 2 (one day)


InDesign CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, August 25


Designing Layouts in InDesign (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Monday, July 31


Illustrator CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, September 8


Building Infographics with Illustrator (one day)


Premiere Pro Level 2 (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 3

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, September 28


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Design & Illustration (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, October 13


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Photography (one day)


WordPress Custom Themes (one day)

Advanced-Intermediate to Advanced Classes


InDesign CC to ePub (one day)

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