Digital Photography in a Snap August 9, 2019

You’ll be amazed at how one day can make a world of difference to your photography. In this introductory course, learn the features, controls and settings on your digital camera and how to navigate the different menus. Then, test your new camera knowledge by experimenting with the concepts you’ve learned under the guidance of a professional photographer and expert teacher. Bring your digital camera to class.

Enhance & Organize your Photos in Adobe Lightroom August 9, 2019

Discover the power of Adobe Lightroom, one of the most used programs for enhancing and organizing digital photos. Get creative with your photographs and learn to follow a detailed workflow to vastly improve your photo management skills. Topics include: importing photos; organizing them through keywords; cropping images; colour correction; contrast and brightness; converting colour photos to black and white; sharing your images and more.

If you’re enrolled in the Award of Achievement in Photography program, and are trying to decide between Photoshop or Lightroom, bear in mind that Photoshop is the more advanced option, and is particularly well suited to anyone familiar with photo editing concepts.

PLEASE NOTE: This course will now be held at the CapU Main Campus (2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver).


This course can be applied toward an Award of Achievement in Digital Photography

Foundations of Photography: Begin with the Basics August 9, 2019

In this hands-on course, you explore the essentials of photography in depth. You begin by learning what all the controls, buttons and menus on your camera are for and when to use them. After gaining a thorough understanding of your camera and its capabilities, you examine key photographic concepts, including the fundamentals of digital image capture; aperture and shutter priority; exposure and depth of field; lens selection and more. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to evaluate any photographic situation and know instinctively which settings to use and which lens to go with to achieve the shot you want—even in manual mode.


This course can be applied toward an Award of Achievement in Digital Photography