Below is a basic outline of our class. Each day, new concepts will be discussed and demonstrated. About every two weeks there will be a creative project which will challenge you to apply the concepts.
Introduction to the class, the textbook, and recommended equipment. Also, basic introduction to digital cameras and accessories.
Discuss basic shooting techniques that help us understand how the digital camera works. Discussion about lens focal length and zoom vs. inter-changeable lenses.Tuesday Jan 15th
Learn about how the camera judges light and thereby suggests proper exposure. Learn when this can fail and how to compensate for it.Thursday Jan 17th
We will be using both the Photoshop Elements Organizer and the Photoshop Elements Editor in this class. These are great tools that help you organize, view, export, and enhance your images.Tuesday Jan 22nd
Thursday Jan 24th
Tuesday Jan 29th
Thursday Jan 31st
Review overlay layers techniques, and other landscape editing tools. Critique project 3, discuss project 4.
Thursday Feb 7th
Tuesday Feb 12th
Thursday Feb 14th
Tuesday Feb 19th
Thursday Feb 21st
Joiner process, Panorama process
Thursday Feb 28th