For all questions, inquiries and suggestions please send an e-mail to forsythtechcced@forsythtech.edu.

To register by phone using a Visa or MasterCard, call 336.734.7023 option 2.

 

Intro: Digital Photography 1

This course introduces students to the basics of digital photography. Learn how to set your camera for any shooting situation and become familiar with a list of terms used every day in digital photography and printing. The end result will be better pictures, a greater knowledge of digital photography and a better understanding of how to capture that magical moment forever.

Note: It is highly recommended that students bring their digital camera and owner’s manual to class along with a notebook and pen or pencil.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/19 TO 08/19/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM P. Smith $35.00 113586 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
08/21 TO 08/21/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM P. Smith $35.00 113588 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/21 TO 10/21/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM P. Smith $35.00 116975 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/28 TO 10/28/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM P. Smith $35.00 116976 NO

 

Intro: Digital Photography 2

This course is a continuation of the Digital Photography Beginning class and is divided into two phases. In the first phase, learn how to start a digital picture/file archive folder system, along with the best way to get your digital files transferred from your camera to your computer prior to burning a photo CS. The second phase teaches the basics of digital manipulation. Learn to size, crop and color adjust digital images.

Prerequisite: Digital Photography Beginning or Intro to Digital Photography 1

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
09/09 TO 09/09/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM P. Smith $35.00 113594 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
11/04 TO 11/04/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM P. Smith $35.00 116978 NO

 

Photography: DSLR I

Want to get more out of your digital camera? Are you curious to know how to use Photoshop to make good photos great? This 8-week class is for the novice all the way to the advanced shooter. Learn all the bells and whistles and menu commands on your DSLR camera and more importantly when to use them. Each class will have two phases: a technical phase where students will learn camera and shooting techniques, and a manipulation phase where students will learn how to manipulate their digital images using Photoshop CS6 Extended. Students will have their photos discussed and critiques in class. Class content will include, but will not be limited to: action/sport, still, portrait, wedding, landscape and architectural photography. After taking this class students will be able to shoot in any situation resulting in professional quality photos.

Prerequisite: Photography: Intro 2

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
09/11 TO 10/30/2017 M Transportation Technology Center, Rm. 146  6:00 PM to  9:00 PM P. Smith  $95.00 116970 YES

Photography DSLR1 Supply List

 

Photography: DSLR 2

You’ve completed the DSLR class and you are ready to take your skill to the next level. The DSLR II is the class for you. This class is divided into two parts.  One, a classroom phase held Wednesday PM and the second, a shooting phase held Saturday afternoons. During the classroom phase students will receive technical information about the DSLR cameras, receive instructions in advanced digital manipulation skills using Adobe Photoshop CS5 extended and suggested shooting set-ups for the Saturday location shooting phases. During off campus shooting assignments, students will learn how to work with many different techniques using their DSLR digital camera. From the use of different lenses , fast and slow shutter speeds, long and short depths of field as well as white balance setting, fill flash, reflected lighting techniques and when to use any of the above in order to produce a top quality digital image. Students will be given the opportunity to photograph a variety of different subjects from people and animals to architectural building details and landscape photography. Using the combination of supervised instruction, digital manipulation and shooting techniques along with your own creativity and imagination, the sky is truly the limit in your digital photography.

Prerequisite: DSLR I

Note: This class meets two days a week, at different times and at different locations.  The table below reflects the meeting days and times.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
09/16 TO 10/11/2017 S West Campus, Rm. 122 9:00 AM To  12:00 PM P. Smith $95.00 116972 YES
09/23 TO 10/11/2018 W Transportation Technology Center,  Rm. 146 6:00 PM To  9:00 PM

Photography DSLR2 Supply List