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Introduction to DSLR Photography

Course No. CEPH 120 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Location Cleveland Institute of Art
Dates September 19 - November 7 (Tuesdays) – 6:00-9:00pm
Location: Cleveland Institute of Art

This project-based class covers basic digital photography knowledge and skills needed to capture images in both indoor and outdoor settings with modern digital single–lens-reflex (DSLR) cameras. Fundamental topics of aperture, shutter speed, ISO, metering, white balance, file types, etc. will be introduced. You will learn basic post-production enhancement with Adobe Photoshop, while creatively investigating digital processes which will serve as an introduction to the fundamental, technical, and aesthetic issues of modern digital photography. This class will also include an exploration of the history of digital-based photography, image composition, and an introduction to creating a digital archive. Along with your weekly projects, this course will include lectures, demonstrations, at-home assignments, critiques, and museum/gallery visits. Please bring your DSLR camera and a flash or external hard drive to save your images. Open to students in grades 10-12.

About the instructor:

Amber N. Ford is a photographer based in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her BFA in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art. While attending CIA she also explored video and printmaking. Her work generally focuses on race.

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