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Photography Digital II: Beyond the Basics

Dates:April 2-30, 2023
Meets:Su from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location:USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
Cost: $155.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

This course offers an in-depth understanding of camera use, exposure techniques, and composition. The instructor discusses how aperture, shutter speed, light, focal length, depth of field, filters, and artificial light can be used creatively. You will participate in classroom and outdoor sessions where you will learn various functions of your camera. You will have challenges such as photographing moving and still objects with various shutter speeds and taking advantage of natural lighting as it changes. At the end of this course, you will have a deeper trust in your ability to operate your camera in automatic and manual mode.

This course is designed to follow Fundamentals of Photography students who would like to learn more or for those pursuing the Photography Certificate.


Course is held on Sunday afternoons but will not meet on Easter, April 9th.

At least 80% of attendance is required for students who want to pursue the Photography Certificate.

Fee: $155.00

USA - Alpha East Bldg 316

Take University Boulevard traveling north. After crossing the intersection of University and Old Shell Road, turn left at the second traffic light into the parking lot and park on the right side of the lot. Take the steps on the right side of the lot to Alpha Hall East.

Vincent Lawson

Vincent Lawson has taught for the USA Center for Continuing Education Photography program for many years. He began his interest in photography while in the Air Force. After the birth of his daughters, he became a serious photography student, learning as much as he could. He completed the USA Center for Continuing Education Photography Certificate program and later began to teach for the program. He has won several photography awards and is a past President of Camera South. Vincent is a very creative photographer and a favorite instructor among students.
Date Day Time Location
04/02/2023Sunday2 PM to 5 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
04/16/2023Sunday2 PM to 5 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
04/23/2023Sunday2 PM to 5 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
04/30/2023Sunday2 PM to 5 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316