Monday or Wednesdays 6:00-8:00PM or Fridays
Teens or Adults
This course is designed to provide a solid foundation in the basics,
and the more advanced techniques in the Art of Photography.
This course is a Visual Arts class formulated to introduce and
develop some of the necessary skills that will enable the students
to understand the principals of digital cameras, film scanners and
digital printing, as well as how to use them in the context of the
visual language. It is a course designed to provide students with
the necessary tools to understand the conceptual, visual, historical
and cognitive arguments needed to create a cohesive and personal
body of work. It will be a hands-on learning experience. Critiques
will be the forum where students present their ideas discuss and
verbalize concepts dealing with content and form; critiques are
mandatory and will be a group experience.
should enroll in the Photography class?
and Advanced Photography students (All ages), interested in learning
not only the techniques, but in the further development of their
Benefits of Photography Classes:
Classes are provided three days a week, in order to provide a
separation between different age groups (e.g <18 and >18). Classes
are small (Typically only a maximum of 4 students per class).
The students shall be able to fully understand how to use the camera
as a tool for personal vision.
Students will gain greater confidence in their ability to rely on
their knowledge of the concepts and functions of shutter speeds,
F-stops, ASA/ISO settings in digital photography, and how to
manipulate the information to attain personal expression.
Understand the differences between file formats. (RAW, JPG, TIFF,
Be proficient in the transferring of digital information from the
camera to the computer.
Upon the successful completion of this course, the students should
be able to use Photoshop as a tool for personal expression and
Be able to properly operate and scan images by using a dedicated
Students will have the opportunity to attend a Black and White
Darkroom field trip.
Upon the successful completion of this unit, the students should be
able to present a cohesive body of work in a professional manner.
Complete a written Artist Statement
1. The course requires that you own a digital camera (SLR preferred
but Point and Shoot is also acceptable - at least 5-6 Megapixels –
limited SLR cameras available) and/or film camera.
2. Advanced photography students are required to purchase 50 sheets
(8.5x11) of the Epson Photographic Paper.