Digital Photography Basic Course

Unleash your photographic creativity! Learn how to capture that awesome sunrise photo, the perfect candid, the perfect night shot of the bund or whatever your passion may be. Enjoy the feeling of finally getting the image, making everything worthwhile!

Part 1: Basic Photography & Camera Settings

Session: 3 hours

Learn all about your camera. You will never use automatic mode again! Part 2 and 3: You will be introduced to the professional editing program Light-room 5, where you will refine your pictures; make them pop, soften, sharpen, control colors and more!

Never use the AUTO setting on your DSLR again! Learn photography basics and how to select the settings on your camera to get the results you want. Learn how to focus accurately, freeze motion, show motion, blur backgrounds or foregrounds, and shoot in low light. Understand the most important file formats in photography. Includes destination photography.

Part 2: Introduction to Photo Editing in Adobe Lightroom  

Session: 3 hours

All digital photos can benefit from editing, especially photos shot in the RAW format – the best option for top quality and creative results. Learn the basics of editing in Adobe Lightroom; the skills learned here are all that are necessary for the vast majority of your pictures. A few clicks are all that you need to get your pictures from average to outstanding!

Part 3: Advanced Photo Editing in Adobe Lightroom

Session: 3 hours

After acquiring the basics of photo editing, it will be clear that some pictures require special treatment to get the best out of them. This course will provide you with the skills to do just that. Start to manipulate your pictures like a pro! Amongst others you will learn to create panoramas, do HDR photography, create black and white and tinted black and white pictures, and manipulate colours. Take your photo editing skills to the next level!

Johan Prozeskyis from South Africa and has dabbled in photography for 30 years. A professional photographer and instructor in South Africa, Korea, Ecuador and now in Shanghai, China. Johan loves to photograph “…anything that results in an interesting or beautiful picture.”

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Class Details

  • Date: Feb 10, 2020
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Location: Pudong
  • Price: 4,200 RMB / 10 sessions

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