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Photography: An Introduction to Digital Photography

Dates:February 9 - March 16, 2023
Meets:Th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.

Intimidated by the settings on your camera? No need to be! Learn how to use your camera and take control of your images. This introductory photography class is designed for new users and experienced photographers who want to get more out of their photographs. Topics covered include demystifying shutter speed, aperture, ISO, color balance and their effects on the outcome of the image. Exposure, composition, choosing the best resolution and file formats are also covered. Your class will cover what to do after images are taken and discuss selecting the right flash and lens. Sessions include large and small group instruction as well as individualized assistance. By the end of the course you will know how to use the various functions and modes on your particular camera. For insight into the world of photography the class will visit a professional studio for a photo-shoot with models.


Please bring your dslr camera to class. For students who wish to pursue the Photography Certificate, at least 80% attendence is required to receive credit for the course.
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
02/09/2023Thursday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
02/16/2023Thursday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
02/23/2023Thursday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
03/02/2023Thursday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
03/09/2023Thursday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
03/16/2023Thursday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316