Pro Series: Digital Photography Boot Camp
Go Beyond Just Taking Snapshots and Start Creating Photographic Works of Art
This field-based course introduces students to a comprehensive set of photographic tools, skills and techniques designed to expand the photographer’s creative horizons (both in-field and when working in the digital darkroom with Photoshop®). Want to get out of “automatic” mode and create optimized exposures? This class provides the introductory and advanced photography skills to make it happen.
Through in-depth field assignments, on-site location discussions, hands-on instruction and personalized guidance from seasoned professional photographers, students will be challenged to engage their own photographic interests and creative ideas, as well as master core concepts of digital photography. This course shows you the key techniques involved in creating dynamic and visually interesting compositions. Topics and related field trips may include landscape, wildlife, urban landscapes, macro, portraiture and night photography.
What You’ll Learn: Digital Photography Boot Camp
|Course Content||Software Used|
• How to use aperture, shutter speed & ISO to create proper exposure.|
• How to use camera angles and find a point of interest
• The rule of thirds, focusing and digital-processing techniques for composition
• Photoshop® retouching skills and how to get the most out of each individual image
• How to optimize image work flow and your image collection
• The art of working with ambient lighting and shooting techniques of night photography
• Skills and techniques for shooting amazing portraits
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Digital Photography Boot Camp Beginner – Intermediate | No Previous Photography or Photoshop® experience required.
No matter if you’re looking to turn photography into a profession or just improve your picture-taking skills, this course is for you.
PLEASE NOTE: Students are required to bring their own DSLR camera. A tripod is extremely helpful and strongly recommended. An assortment of quality lenses, ranging from wide- angle to telephoto (covering the 18-200mm range), is also recommended. DMA is not responsible for lost or stolen equipment.
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Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information and to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2013 Fees & Additional Options: Digital Photography Boot Camp
|Tuition (base price)||$1,425||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $65||1 Week, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
To view all options, visit our Options & Fees page.
Mon-Fri | 9am–5pm | Beginner – Intermediate
|“The best technical training experience
I have ever had.”
— Victor, DMA Advanced Photo Student