Whitenack photo

Beginning Digital Photography

Dates/Times:   Wednesdays, April 12, 19 & 26, 2023 from 6 – 8 p.m. and
     Saturday, April 22:  Williamsburg, VA from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Camp Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA 23434
Room: 109
Instructor: S. Whitenack

Award-winning photographer Shirley Whitenack will teach this photography class that will unleash your creativity as you learn to take control of your camera.  Basic camera mechanics, fundamentals of exposure, and compositional techniques will be explained.  In-class exercises and take-home assignments will emphasize learning how to fully utilize directional light, determine proper exposure, and exploit depth of field to create dramatic compositions.

Through lecture, demonstration, and on-location photography, you will leave this class with a working knowledge of your digital camera and the confidence to fully utilize your digital camera to capture outstanding images.  Bring your fully charged camera, instruction manual, and digital media.

Class Schedule:

  • April 12   Classroom (Camera Operation/Exposure/Depth of Field)
  • April 19   Classroom (Composition/Point of Focus/Use of Light)
  • April 22   Colonial Williamsburg
  • April 26   Classroom (Photo Resources/Critique & Wrap Up)

Visit Workforce Registration to apply, register, and pay for your class.

Registration and payment must be submitted by 4:00PM three (3) business days prior to class start date.

For more information, please contact Workforce Development at workforce@pdc.edu or call 757.569.6050.