Teens: Introduction to Digital Photography
Improve Your Digital Photography and Photoshop® Skills
Discover professional shooting techniques and expert Photoshop® tips in this immersive course. Working with instructors who are also professional photographers, you will learn how to consistently produce superior quality images and how to easily fix problems with your photos in Adobe® Photoshop®—the world standard in image manipulation.
Learn how light, contrast, composition and shutter speeds work together to produce vibrant digital images. Working with your own digital camera, you’ll get personalized field-based instruction on how to improve your photography. Then, in the classroom, you’ll use Photoshop® and your creativity to enhance your images for final presentation.
What You’ll Learn: Introduction to Digital Photography
|Course Content||Software Used|
• Features of your DSLR camera and how they work
• Basic digital work flow: downloading, editing & organizing images
• Working with the RAW format
• Photoshop® color correction, touch-ups & quick image optimization
• How to optimize in-camera exposures
• Basic portrait techniques using natural light & intro to touch-ups
• Basic Photoshop® layering, masking & panoramic techniques
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Introduction to Digital Photography Ages 12–17 | Beginner – Advanced | No Photography or Design Experience Required
This course is designed for aspiring digital photographers who want to learn professional, world-class photography techniques.
DMA provides industry-standard computers and software. However, students should provide their own digital camera, because it’s best to learn with your own camera. 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, or to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2013 Fees & Additional Options: Introduction to Digital Photography
|Tuition||$1,065||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan (for non-residential students)||add $45 or $65*||1 Weeks, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
|Residential Program – Dorm (shared room)||add $510||1 Week, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Residential Program – Deluxe (Harvard & UCLA)||add $810||1 Week, Sun-Fri||3 meals/day|
|Stanford Continuing Studies Credit||add $90||4 Quarter Units||NA|
*Depending on location.
To view all options, including weekend stays, visit our Options & Fees page.
1 Week | Ages 12–17 | Beg – Adv
|“I learned a ton of stuff about my camera and things you can do with Photoshop®.”
— Hannah, DMA Photography Student