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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 about different types of digital cameras and become familiar with basic terminology and camera settings. Students will also explore the artistic side of composition in photography. The end result will be a better understanding of how to capture better pictures.

Note: It is highly recommended that students bring their digital camera to class along with a notebook and pen or pencil. However, a student who does not yet own a camera will still learn a great deal and it will even help to make a better decision about which camera to consider purchasing.

Supplies list:

  1. MUST have set up a Forsyth Tech email account and password profile.
  2. Note taking supplies
  3. Camera (if you have one)
Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
08/14/2021 - 08/14/2021
Sat
09:00AM - 12:00PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 143792
08/17/2021 - 08/17/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 145614
10/19/2021 - 10/19/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 145799
10/26/2021 - 10/26/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 145663
01/22/2022 - 01/22/2022
Sat
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 148612
02/12/2022 - 02/12/2022
Sat
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 148613
02/26/2022 - 02/26/2022
Sat
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 148588
04/30/2022 - 04/30/2022
Sat
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 148580

 

Intro: Digital Photography 2

This course is a continuation of the Digital Photography I class. Students will study the best camera settings for a variety of shooting situations, as well as the artistic effects associated with these settings. Learn how to transfer digital images to the computer and the basics of digital manipulation. This class will provide a thorough understanding of controlling the camera in order to make better photographs.

Prerequisite: Intro: Digital Photography I

Note: It is highly recommended that students have a digital camera that can be set to manual and bring their camera to class along with a notebook and pen or pencil.

Supplies list:

  1. MUST have set up a Forsyth Tech email account and password profile.
  2. Note taking supplies
  3. DSLR, mirrorless, or “bridge” camera- must have the capability for manual control
Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
08/24/2021 - 08/24/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 145582
11/16/2021 - 11/16/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 122
$40.00 0.30 145680

 

DSLR I

This 8-week class is designed to teach the novice photographer to become a more advanced shooter. Topics covered will include: equipment, composition, lighting, flash, sports, portraits, and landscape photography. Advanced digital manipulation techniques will also be covered using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Students will have their photos discussed and critiqued in class each week. After taking this class students should be able to shoot in almost any situation resulting in high quality photographs.

Prerequisite: Intro: Digital Photography II

Supplies list:

  1. MUST have set up a Forsyth Tech email account and password profile.
  2. MUST have DSLR or mirrorless Camera with the capability for manual control
  3. Additional lenses (suggested but not required)
  4. Note taking supplies
  5. USB flash drive with at least 4-8 gigabytes of memory.
  6. Speedlight/ External flash (suggested but not required)
  7. Card reader (suggested but not required)

Prerequisite: Photography Intro 2

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Advanced Digital Photography 2 (DSLR 2)

Take your photography skills to the next level with this advanced course. This class is divided into two parts, a classroom session held Wednesday evenings and an off-campus shooting session held Saturday mornings. During the classroom phase students will learn camera techniques, lighting, composition and digital manipulation. During off-campus shooting assignments, students will learn how to use different lenses, shutter speeds, depth-of-field, flash, and reflected lighting techniques and gain experience with a variety of different subjects such as portrait, architecture, product, and landscape 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.

Supplies list:

Note: Some shooting assignments may involve strenuous walking/hiking.

  1. MUST have set up a Forsyth Tech email account and password profile.
  2. MUST have DSLR or mirrorless camera with the capability for manual control
  3. Note taking supplies
  4. USB drive with at least 4-8 gigabytes memory
  5. Additional lenses (suggested)
  6. Tripod (suggested)
  7. Card reader for your memory card (suggested)
  8. Speedlight/ external flash (suggested)
Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
08/18/2021 - 09/08/2021
08/21/2021 - 09/18/2021
Wed
Sat
06:00PM - 09:00PM
09:30AM - 12:30PM
TRAN Transportation Tech Ctr 146
TBA To Be Annouced TBA
$100.00 2.40 145576