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Digital Photography for Beginners with William Briggs

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This course is designed for enthusiastic beginning photographers who want to improve their technical and visual skills.

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Digital Photography for Beginners with William Briggs

September 3 - 28

Tuesdays: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturdays: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm,

Ages 16 + / @ Lyme Academy Campus

Tuition: $550 | 8 total sessions | 20 total workshop hours

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This course is designed for enthusiastic beginning photographers who want to improve their technical and visual skills to make compelling and intriguing images. Whether your interest is in making great family and vacation photos or, to make fine art, you will come away from this experience with the tools and knowledge to do so.

Each week, we will look at photographs that inspire us, review student assignments and personal photos and discuss technical fundamentals of cameras, lenses and the principles of digital imagery and image manipulation. There will be extensive use of visual imagery, hands on exercises and demonstrations. When possible, we’ll venture out of the classroom to make photographs.

Covered Topics: Camera, lens and exposure basics; digital basics, file types and size, digital camera features; lighting basics, indoor and outdoor; studio lighting; composition; storing and organizing images; and image editing and manipulation.

Required Course Equipment:

- 35mm DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera with lens or Mirrorless Compact camera with manual function option.

- Laptop computer with Adobe Creative Cloud Applications “Photoshop” and “LightRoom”. These can be licensed from Adobe for $10.00 / month.

- USB Flash Drive 16GB minimum capacity

- Tripod

- Cable release

Instructor: William Briggs

Instructor Bio:

William has spent his entire career as a commercial photographer in NYC and later in Westchester County, NY. He’s worked in the field of marketing and advertising photography shooting products, food and beverage, architecture and portraits. Clients included Nestle Waters, Capital One, UPS, IBM, P&G, NFL Properties, Duracell, Friendly’s, Maille & Diageo Liquors. He was an early adopter of digital imaging and began using one of the first professional model digital cameras in 1996. He currently resides in Old Saybrook, CT and continues to take on commercial assignments.

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