The popular “Basic SLR Photography” class is designed to help the beginning photographer learn how to effectively operate their cameras and take better pictures. The class will teach participates how to maximize their camera’s potential with instruction on basic settings, lighting, and composition. Any digital camera with manual capabilities is welcome but a 35mm Digital SLR (with at least one interchangeable lens) is preferred. Must provide own camera (user manual is also helpful). The class will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays from May 31 to July 12. There will be no class July 5. The six-week class costs $80.
In “Portrait Photography,” participants will acquire the basic knowledge to use a digital SLR Camera for portraits and will gain an understanding of lighting patterns used in portraiture. Students will learn about the quality of light and different lighting styles for in the studio and on location. Additionally, students will become acquainted with some basic rules of portrait composition and be introduced to an array of lighting accessories and tools that can dramatically improve their portrait photography. The class will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from May 29 to July 10. There will be no class July 3. The six-week class costs $80.
Both photography classes will be taught by local photographer Steven Norris. To register or for more information, please call the Greenfield Center at 966-3984.
– Submitted by Cassandra Dove, Greenfield Center Coordinator