Taking Better Pictures
About Taking Better Pictures
Learn about the many elements that go into creating better photographs of a wide variety of subjects. Learn how the settings and controls of your digital camera work. See how the quality of light can magically transform your image. Understand the interaction of shutter speed and aperture for creative control. Learn how interchangeable lenses can be used creatively. Learn how to put your portrait subject at ease and capture their personality. Learn how all of these elements come together to create the best final composition. Then, learn how to use digital image editing software to fine-tune your image.
This class is limited to 10 students.
- - Getting the most out of your camera by understanding its controls and settings
- - How to use what is learned to be able to search for and find that perfect photograph
- - To further enhance your enjoyment of a rewarding hobby
Beginner to Intermediate
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The class will meet for five weekly 120-min live online sessions at 7 pm ET | 4 pm PT | 23:00 UTC on the schedule below. The first session is on June 9.
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Enrolled students receive lifetime access to the video recordings of the classes.
How It Works
Students can connect to the online platform using a tablet or computer with reliable internet. To actively participate online students also need a webcam with microphone. The class is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee.
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Jim Morgenthaler bought his first Nikon when stationed in Korea in the Air Force. Exploring Korea and Japan with that camera sparked the interest in photography that continues to this day. Jim has been teaching photography in Athens for 45 years and has been involved with digital photography for the last 30 years. He has been teaching for the Professional and Personal Development program at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education since his retirement from the University of Georgia. During his work life at UGA, Jim produced educational video, film, computer graphics, and still photography. Jim has taught classes via Zoom for the Southeastern Photographic Society and UGA.
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