Digital Photography Essentials (Part 2)

4 weeks Course


Designed for those who have mastered the basics, this course delves into sophisticated photography techniques and concepts to refine your craft. Explore advanced camera settings, lighting setups, photographic storytelling, and composition strategies to create striking images. We will explore various genres, including wildlife, architecture and real estate, wedding and night photography, astrophotography, fine art photography, portraiture, and more. Learn the art of post-processing with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to enhance your photos' quality and impact. You'll develop a keen eye for detail and a deeper understanding of photographic principles through challenging hands-on assignments, in-depth critiques, and expert guidance. Whether you aim to pursue photography as a career or a passionate hobby, this course will equip you with the tools and knowledge to produce professional-grade work and push the boundaries of your creative potential.

Suggested Pre-requisite: Digital Photography (Essentials: Part 1) or equivalent experience and knowledge of basic photographic principles.

Requirements: Digital DSLR or mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses, tripod, and camera accessories to load your photos onto a computer.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

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