Two sessions of beginning digital photography class to be held at Paul D. Camp Community College in Suffolk and Smithfield

The Paul D. Camp Community College Division of Workforce Development will offer a digital photography class for beginners, titled “Get More from Your Camera,” at the Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, and PDCCC a Smithfield, 253 James Street. Both classes will be taught by award-winning photographer Shirley Whitenack.
The class in Suffolk will be taught on Wednesdays, from September 16 to 30, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The cost is $105. The session to be taught in Smithfield will be on Thursdays, from Sept. 17 to Oct. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $115
“Participants will learn about the amazing things your camera is capable of that you never knew were possible,” said Whitenack.
The instruction will cover basic camera mechanics, selection of film type, shooting modes, automatic focus, manual focus and flash. Exposure, shutter speeds, f-stops, ISO, white balance, metering modes, and impact of light direction will also be discussed.
“There will be opportunities for outdoor shooting and take-home assignments to reinforce classroom instruction,” said Whitenack.
The registration deadline is September 14. For more information, contact the Workforce Development Office, 757-569-6050, or log on at