Digital Photography 1: Camera Basics

with Rayna Tedford

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Four classes: Wednesdays January 14, 21, 28 and Feb 4
6pm – 9pm
Location: CPAC, 1513 Boulder St., Denver
Tuition: $140.00 Member; $175 Non-Members
Level: Beginner, Refresher

Learn how to use all the features of your digital SLR camera to take more interesting pictures in this intensive hands-on workshop led by instructor Rayna Tedford. You will be comfortable choosing shooting modes, apertures, shutter speeds, ISO, and white balance.

Topics covered:

  • Manual Digital SLR camera operation
  • File formats (JPG vs RAW), resolution, image quality
  • Dynamic compositions
  • How to use the light meter to get better exposures

January 14: Get acquainted, History of Digital Imaging, Digital Overview, Using a Camera Manually, Storage/Backup, Setting up your Camera to Shoot, Practice Shooting

January 21: Review Camera Basics, Review Images/Answer Questions, Essential Accessories, Light and Lighting, Practice Shooting

January 28: Review Images/Answer Questions, Dynamic Compositions, Practice Shooting

February 4: Review Images/Answer Questions, Putting it all Together, Looking Ahead

Supplies: Please bring your digital camera with charged batteries, memory card, camera case or bag, and any accessories you are curious to learn how to use, notebook and pen. Class includes photographing outdoors, dress appropriately!*

*CPAC members receive a 10% discount at Denver Pro Photo!
About the Instructor: Rayna Manger Tedford was born in Houston, Texas. Active in the arts most of her life, she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography at the University of Texas at Austin, and received her Master of Fine Arts in photography and media arts at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her work has been exhibited at venues including Galeria de Arte Fotografico Meliton Rodriguez, Medellin, Colombia; the Soho Photo Gallery in New York City; Kobe Karp Gallery in Miami; Jazz Bakery Gallery in Los Angeles; Clos de L’Abbaye Galerie, Paris; Al Kauf Gallery, Bethlehem; Center for the Living Arts, Mobile, Alabama; and has toured the U.S. in the Texas Photographic Society’s Alternative Processes Traveling Exhibit. She has taught traditional and digital photography classes at the University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado at Denver, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and other locations around the Denver area.

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