Photography I: The Essentials

Photo by Lori Waselchuk


Course Description:

Understanding the basic principles of photography will help you take better pictures and make it more fun! If you are new to photography or want to move past shooting in automatic mode to gain more control of your pictures, this class is for you. Topics will cover the foundations of photography including aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lenses, depth of field and more! You will also learn how to use composition, light, color, and tonality to create more dynamic images. This class will include hands-on shooting opportunities, assignments to inspire you to improve your new skills, analysis and critique by PPAC’s knowledgeable instructors and lectures on historical and contemporary artwork. This class is the first step in creating a solid foundation in the medium and taking your images to the next level.




Sundays, June 25th – July 23rd, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Instructor: Joseph Hocker

Wednesdays, June 21st – July 26th, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
(No class on July 5th)
Instructor: Jill Galloway Sherman

Tuesdays, August 1st – August 29th, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Instructor: Joseph Hocker

Tuition and Registration:

Member: $200 - $225
Non-Member: $250


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Start Date: September 16, 2013
End Date: November 16, 2018

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