Digital Photography 102 - 6 weeks

Location: Burlington Central Library, 2331 New Street
Room: Holland Room, Times: 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm

Wednesdays: October 9th – November 13th

Explore different types of photography subjects each week and learn the techniques to get the best photos of landscapes, nature & closeups, still life, portraiture, candids & people, and action & sports.

In this course emphasis will be placed on the photographic approach, what are the best camera settings for each subject type, what equipment is needed and how to get the best images. You will also be introduced to photographers who have made a major impact in each photography style covered.

This course includes in class demonstrations and course handouts.

*(It is NOT a prerequisite to have taken D101 to enjoy this course).


Week 1 - Landscapes.

- Placing the horizon.
- Using the "Hyperfocal Distance".
- Composing using diagonals.
- Polarizers and neutral density filters.

Week 2 - Nature.

- Composing using the "Thirds" and patterns.
- Getting close-ups and "macro" imagery.
- Photographing Birds & Animals.
- Using Reflectors & Flash.

Week 3 - Still Life.

- Defining a 3 dimensional object with light.
- Bringing out shape, substance, form and texture.
- Lighting opaque objects.
- Lighting transparent objects.

Week 4 - Portraiture.

- Using available light in outdoor portraiture.
- Using "fill" reflectors and flash.
- Studio approach to lighting.
- Posing your subject.

Week 5 - People & Candids.

- Approaching subjects to get the shot.
- How to place your subject in the frame.
- Using "fill flash".
- Photographing events.

Week 6 - Action & Sports.

- Using shutter speed to control motion.
- How to focus on moving subjects.
- Exposing for indoor lighting.
- Shooting sporting events.


Course fee: $189.00

To register contact me at:
(905) 523-5665

Please register via e-mail first and once I have confirmed
a spot is available you can pay for the course through PayPal

using a credit card or PayPal account.

Or via mail at:

Burlington PhotoWorkshops
2 King St. W.
Jackson Station
P.O. Box 57095
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4W9

(Please make cheques out to "Paul Sparrow")