Digital Photography in a Snap December 13, 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.


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

Studio Photography: From Food and Family to Products and Portraits December 13, 2019

Studio photography gives you plenty of control over your shots, but to take advantage of that control, you need to know how to harness specialized equipment, techniques and knowledge. This course provides you with that knowledge. In addition to learning how to set up a home studio and use three-point lighting, you discover how to plan for and stage a shot, how to enhance the story appeal of the photo, and how to alter your approach for different situations, including family portraits, food and product photography, or even if you want to use the photo for a website or social media channels.


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

Enhance & Organize your Photos in Adobe Lightroom December 13, 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. Please note you will need a subscription to Adobe Lightroom for the duration of the course.


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

Lighting: The Photographer’s Palette December 13, 2019

Understanding light and how it behaves is the most essential skill of the photographer. In this course, you will come to recognize the advantages and disadvantages of lighting in different contexts, including how to work with outdoor and artificial light. In addition, you will investigate and practise core lighting concepts such as colour, mood, contrast and temperature.


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

Foundations of Photography: Begin with the Basics December 13, 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 Photography.