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The ubiquity of smartphones means that most of us carry a sophisticated camera and digital lab with us at all times. This class is an introduction to the understanding of photography as technology, a medium of expression, and creative practice for photographers using a smartphone. It covers basic concepts and techniques: smartphone camera operation, exposure, composition, resolution, and image file preparation for on-screen and print use. Students will look closely at historically significant photographs to deconstruct visual composition and experience the pleasure of good pictures. Assignments will include both technical and creative exercises. Learn to shoot, edit, and share great content in this online course with Houston Center for Photography.
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Houston Center for Photography
Houston, Texas Online
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Through the Learning Center, Houston Center for Photography offers over 300 workshops to the general public each year. We present workshops for both film and digital photographers of all levels.
Photographers can choose topics they are interested in or follow a curriculum guide to learn the basics of...
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Digital Photography I is an introductory run-down of the technical knowledge you need to get up and running in digital photography. This class is all about getting to know the ins and outs of your camera. We will start by covering the basics of camera operation with topics like ISO, aperture, depth of field, and shutter speed. Then we will cover proper...
Friday Jun 18th, 4:30pm - 6pm Eastern Time
Getting your settings spot on but feel like there's still something missing from your photos? After you get to know your camera and get started in photography, you may feel equipped to start leveling up your inframe skills. In this class, we will explore the next steps to develop from beginner to amateur photographer. Here we will...
Tuesday Jun 22nd, 5:30pm - 7pm Eastern Time
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Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your photography, whether you use a DSLR, point and shoot, Mirrorless, or smartphone camera, learn the tons of tricks that you can do with the equipment that you already have, without complexity and staying in Auto mode. You don’t need a high tech camera to make amazing photos....
Wednesday Jun 16th, 6pm - 7:45pm Eastern Time(5 sessions)
Adobe's Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom, and Elements are powerful tools for photographers shooting with digital cameras. The options are unlimited but also overwhelming. Learn about Camera RAW, histograms, clipping, file browser, metadata, and a proven workflow that gets photos off your computer and into use. No need to use your computer in...
Wednesday Jun 16th, 7pm - 8:30pm Central Time(2 sessions)
Continue learning about your camera in our follow up to Digital Photography I. PhotoUno Photography School will help you learn to create mood in your photographs and improve your composition with the use of different visual elements. Students will discuss how to find interesting points of view while “making” photographs. In this course, students...
Thursday Jun 24th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
Does your camera confuse you? This 2 hour class will cover ISO, aperture, shutter speed and more. You'll never want to photograph in auto mode again! You need to have a camera that has the manual mode setting.
Tuesday Jun 29th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
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Digital Camera Settings Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your images. Whether you use a DSLR or a point and shoot, there are tons of tricks that you may be missing out on. We'll explore settings such as exposure compensation and various presets that can turn a regular image into a special one. Our knowledgeable...
Wednesday Jun 16th, 6pm - 7:45pm Eastern Time
When traveling one of the most important things is capturing great photos that will allows us to remember this place and time. One of the challenges, and at the same time most interesting things, about travel photography is applying different photography techniques from various fields. From street photography to architecture, we will teach you the...
Wednesday Jun 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(5 sessions)
Do you want to learn to take amazing pictures with your iPhone and create colorful, breathtaking photos? Join us for this 2-hour iPhone photography class and make the most of your iOS device. You will no longer have to worry about blurry or boring photos. Everyone will be asking you to take theirs! In this class you will learn: Focusing How...
Wednesday Jun 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
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iPhoneography Yes, that iPhone that you have in your pocket has a great camera! But have you ever wondered how much more you can do with it? Today's smart phones are much more than a ""point and shoot camera"". Why not take full advantage of it? This 2 hour class will teach you how to maximize the potential of these devices and what you can do...
Thursday Jul 8th, 6pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look. Discussions include composition and light, how to get...
Monday Jul 12th, 6:30pm - 8pm Pacific Time(12 sessions)
Photographing the landscape and while traveling allows us to examine our relationship with the places in which we visit or in which we live. It is an active expression of our desire to remember, to revisit, and to tell our personal experiences. It is a great way to respond to how we feel and to what we see in the world around us. In this photography...
Thursday Jun 17th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Welcome to the Studio! Classes will consist of full hands-on shooting using pro photo equipment provided by us, weekly assignments and plenty of experimentation. You don't need to own studio equipment, just have a camera with Manual mode. You'll learn how to use the photo equipment including soft boxes, umbrellas, snoots and flash-meters. You'll...
Friday Jun 18th, 4:15pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
This 2-hour street photo session is the more basic version of our 10-hour Street Photography Course. In this class you will learn the tricks and tips on how to shoot quickly and efficiently so to capture beautiful street photos. Class will include composition, perspective, focus control, visualization and getting the best possible framing in busy streets...
Thursday Jun 17th, 3:45pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time
We'll be covering all the nuts-to-bolts aspects of exposure, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, depth of field, motion blur, as well as comparing different lenses and the basics of composition. Class instruction strongly emphasizes technical understanding, but we also hope to spark your creative expression and even offer a new way of seeing the world...
Sunday Jun 27th, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time(8 sessions)
The proper use of lighting equipment can make the difference between an amateur production and a professional one. See demos of 3-point lighting and other basic setups, and get introduced to how cinematographers and gaffers use light to tell a visual story. This essential workshop covers electrical safety, on-set vocabulary, and principles of light,...
Wednesday Jun 30th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
This course illustrates each of these Attractors and Detractors with specific examples. Learn how to identify these in your images and then take your photography to the next level. Course Content Course includes videos with audio, a PDF handout, and a live student participation session. Lesson 1: Major Concepts and Attractors Lessons 2: Detractors...
Thursday Jun 17th, 7pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
Are you interested in capturing spectacular wildlife images? Have you wondered how photographers get those compelling images you see in magazines? Whether your wildlife is found in its natural habitat on an exotic trip or in a captive setting, you can learn how to capture these remarkable opportunities. Nature photographer and environmentalist,...
Thursday Jun 17th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time
Have you had a digital camera for years and still get dark blurry pictures? Or perhaps you have purchased a new camera and are excited to learn the new functions? Well PhotoUno’s Introduction to your Camera is a great way to get started. Our Introduction to Photography Class will help you start to feel more comfortable with your camera. It is great...
Friday Jun 25th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
Learn how to make your food photos delicious but also as fresh and colorful as your creation (or the restaurant's)! This workshop is made for everyone, for foodies and fans, chefs and cooks alike. Learn the do's and don'ts of what might seem like a simple shot, but is actually a thought out and meticulous process. These sessions will walk you through...
Saturday Jun 19th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
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