Course Description

This beginner digital photography course tailored for kids ages 8-14 will teach camera controls, basics of photography, lighting, composition, and color. In this fun class, learn to create amazing photographs, beginning with a flashback through photo history and the work of famous photographers. We will explore how to choose the best settings on the cameras, and explore and discover how to compose and create unique images using camera angles and the zoom. Participants must bring a digital camera, tablet, or camera phone. Students will be able to do photo shoot assignments during class at different locations on campus and be able to show their work during in class critique sessions.


Learner Outcomes

       Discover photography
       Learn to use common camera functions
       Create sharp in focus photographs 
       Use varying angles
       Learn photography terms
       Select the best resolution
       Express yourself with your photographs


Ages 11-14

The Introduction to Photography course is not currently open for enrollment, but we can arrange for any number of lessons you would like, click here for more information or contact CMAC at cmac@harpercollege.edu.  If you’re a new student wanting to register for private lessons, click here to fill out the new student form. If you would like us to notify you when enrollment opens, click and on the Request Information button below.
Thank you for your interest in this course. While we currently do not have a section open for enrollment, we invite you to join us the next time the class is offered. To ensure you don’t miss out, please complete a Course Inquiry and we’ll be sure to notify you as soon as the next enrollment opens.
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