College offers photo class

Published 8:59 pm Saturday, August 9, 2014

Paul D. Camp Community College is offering a beginner’s class for digital camera users. “Beginner Digital Photography: Get More from Your Camera” will be held on Tuesdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the college’s Smithfield site, 253 James St.

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 $115. For more information, call the Regional Workforce Development Center office at 569-6050.