Discover how digital cameras work and how to control their image making.

Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019
Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019

Levels: Beginner,
Workshop Fee: $195
Class Size: 14

Act quickly!  JUNE session has just one seat available..

you still using automatic settings? Then this class is for you! This introductory class is for beginners who would like to learn the basics of their digital camera and move into the manual control modes. Students discover how digital cameras work and how to control their image making. This workshop is an exciting way to learn the technical skills of image making and the proper settings for consistent results.

Topics Covered:

  •          Aperture / f-stop
  •          Shutter speed
  •          Proper exposure
  •          Focus vs. autofocus
  •          Focal length
  •          Depth of field
  •          White balance
  •          ISO
  •          Typical camera settings
  •          Raw vs Jpeg capture

Class needs:
Students are to bring a Digital SLR camera. However, if you have a point and shoot with manual controls they are also welcome. Since every camera is different, you should definitely bring your manual.

No previous knowledge or experience required.

Lunch is included. Lodging is available on campus $75/night, private room & bath

Header Image:  Amanda Piela

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Instructor: Sarah Szwajkos (June)

Sarah Szwajkos is a fine art and commercial photographer. Sarah has been photographing for more than twenty years. Her work has been featured in national exhibitions and publications, including at 555 Gallery in Boston, and at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art. Her images have appeared in publications including Maine Home + Design Maga- zine, Down East Magazine, Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Magazine, as well as in Elle Décor and Parade Magazine.