Kids Photo-design Workshops

2019-2020

Introduction to Digital SLR Photography:

Description

This workshop will cover the use of the Digital SLR camera controls, including f/stops, shutter speeds, film speeds and the principles of design.

Assignments will include creative use of the camera controls including depth of field and action motion, shadows and light, portraits, still life, and compositions based on the principles and elements of design. The class will go outside and shoot assignments, based on the class topic.

Beginner I

(Sep 13th-Oct 18th)

Lessons

Lesson 1: How to take photos?

Lesson 2: Aperture

Lesson 3: Shutter speed

Lesson 4: 3 Composition tips

Lesson 5: Exposure triangle

Lesson 6: Class project (Making gratitude photo book)

Tuition $200 (materials & healthy snacks included)

Fri 2:30-4pm (Class held at the Chens)

*The students will be picked up at Jefferson and dropped off at Jefferson.

Beginner II

(Oct 25th-Dec 13th) *No Class on Nov 29th

Lesson 7: Bokeh

Lesson 8: Design Elements (Lines)

Lesson 9: Design Elements (Color)

Lesson 10: Design Elements (Texture)

Lesson 11: Basic Lighting tips

Lesson 12: Class project (Making holiday cards)

Tuition: $200 per session (materials and healthy snacks included)


Photo Design:

Description

Continuation of Introduction to DSLR Photography

We will emphasize a balance of technical skills, exploration of personal vision, and development of visual story telling in photography.

The core of the class work is a series of assignments, as well as in-class exercises.

(Prerequisite: Intro to DSLR Photography Beginner I, II)

Beginner III

(Sep 18th-Oct 23rd) Meet 6 times

Lessons

Lesson 1: Balancing Exposure (Manual control)

Lesson 2: Balancing Exposure (Aperture priority)

Lesson 3: Design principle - Contrast in colors

Lesson 4: Design principle - Contrast in Textures

Lesson 5: Design principle - Contrast in Lines

Lesson 6: Class project (Making gratitude photo book)

Tuition $200 (materials and healthy snacks included)

Wed 1:30-3pm (Class held at the Chens)

*The students will be picked up at Jefferson and dropped off at Jefferson.


Beginner IV

(Oct 30th-Dec 11th) *No Class on Nov 27th Meet 6 times

Lessons

Lesson 7: Balancing Exposure (Shutter speed priority)

Lesson 8: Design principle - Balance

Lesson 9: Design principle - Pattern

Lesson 10: Design principle - Harmony

Lesson 11: Lenses

Lesson 12: Class project (Making holiday cards)

Tuition $200 (materials and healthy snacks included)
Wed 1:30-3pm (Class held at the Chens)
*The students will be picked up at Jefferson and dropped off at Jefferson.


Storybook maker:

COMING SOON SPRING 2020

Description

Creating a story with a series of photos

(Prerequisite: Intro to DSLR & Photo Design) Age 10+