Beginning Digital Photography – Smithfield

Are there way too many buttons on your digital camera? Are you stuck in auto mode? Get out of auto and learn how to take control of your images. In this class you will learn about the exposure triangle and shoot in all the modes, including manual. Learn all the amazing things your camera is capable of that you never knew were possible!

This class covers basic camera mechanics, the selection of a file type, shooting modes, and flash. Photographers will learn about the fundamentals of exposure with the relationship among shutter speeds, aperture, and ISO settings explained. White balance, metering modes, and focus will also be discussed and demonstrated. Elements of composition will also be explained and practiced.

Opportunities for outdoor shooting and take-home assignments will reinforce the classroom instruction. You can expect to leave this class with a deeper understanding of the capabilities of a DSLR camera and ability to fully utilize your camera to capture outstanding images.

Date: January 30 – February 15, 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: PDCCC, Smithfield Campus 253 James Street Smithfield, VA 23430
Room 218

Cost: $150.00

Deadline to register is January 26, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

You can register and pay for either class at

For more information, please contact Workforce Development at or call 757.569.6050.