This 7- week class is designed for students aged 10-18 yrs
old to explore digital photography through lectures and hands-on activities
in and around RayKo. Students will learn both about the basics of
photography, its history and how to use both manual and automatic functions
of their cameras; including shooting modes, aperture, shutter speeds, ISO
& White Balance. Techniques for how to successfully use color, light,
composition and image construction in photographs will also be covered.
Processing and editing images in photo-related software, as well as
presentation techniques, will round out the class. This class is suitable for
both beginners, and more experienced students looking to further their
skills. Materials included.
BRING: Snack and any kind of digital camera
INSTRUCTOR: Moira McDonald
DATES: Tue, 4:15-6:15, Jan 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7
Week 1: Making a photograph. Composition & basic
camera settings. Make dioramas for photographing.
Week 2: Finding a photograph. Depth of field & Motion
– Semi-auto settings. Field trip to SFMOMA. Portraiture and City Photography.
Week 3: Manual settings review. Downloading photos,
introduction to digital editing. Scannerography.
Week 4: Converting color to b/w & fine tuning editing
Week 5: Color/Light/Line – Manual settings on camera.
Portraiture & Abstract Photography.
Week 6: Make Books! Final editing & printing.
Week 7: Printing and Final Presentation Meeting location: digital lab
Please review our sales policies before signing up. Sorry! There are no refunds/credits for dropping a case less than 7 days before it starts
$25.00 off if you register at least one week prior to class start date, all online discounts are applied automatically.
Register for the same class with a friend and each of you will receive 10% off. All registrations must be made by one person in a single transaction. To take advantage of the discount online, set the quantity to 2 (or 3, or 4...) when adding to the cart (or change the quantity in the shopping cart). The system automatically deducts this discount. The discount only applies if two or more you enroll in the same class.
Please enter the full name of your companion at the checkout stage including their name, email, and phone number in the comments section of your registration form.