Get comfortable with how your camera works and get the best photographs possible. This course will help you understand ISO, shutter speeds, f-stops, depth-of-field, exposure and white balance. You will explore the use of different lenses, good composition and how dramatic lighting can make your photos more exciting. You will be introduced to the concepts of photographing people along with objects. Classroom instruction and hands-on practice through assignments will help you learn to get the most from your photographs. Finally you will touch on how to best print your digital photos. You must have a 35mm SLR digital camera with manual capability. Please, no point-and-shoot, film or cell phone cameras.