PDCCC offers camera class

Published 9:17 pm Saturday, January 18, 2014

Paul D. Camp Community College is offering a beginner’s class for digital camera users.

“Beginner DSLR: Get More from Your Camera” will be held Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the College’s Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road.

The class covers basic camera mechanics, the selection of a file type, shooting modes, and flash. Photographers will learn about the fundamentals of exposure and will begin to understand shutter speeds, f-stops and ISO settings. White balance, metering modes, and focus will also be discussed and demonstrated.

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Opportunities for outdoor shooting and take-home assignments will reinforce the classroom instruction. You can expect to leave this class with a deeper understanding of the capabilities of a DSLR camera and ability to fully utilize your camera to capture outstanding images.

The cost is $80. For more information, call the Regional Workforce Development Center office at 569-6050.