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Course Title
Digital Photographer Certificate


Discover how to take incredible pictures with your digital camera from beginning to end. This certificate covers all the fundamentals of good digital photography including: how to use ISO, aperture and shutter speed functions in your camera, how to master movement and depth of field, tips and tricks for flash and portrait photography, as well as post production with Adobe Lightroom CC. If you are considering photography as a hobby or thinking about a career in photography, this certificate is for you!  This class will be on a Mac. 


Upon completion of this training, you will be able to: Use a Digital SLR camera and metering techniques that is better than 99% of the population.  Also understand the different visual skills of photographic depth of field and composition, photograph wildlife, kids, and sports through the advanced techniques of motion photography, capture quality pictures through correct methods of flash and portrait photography and finally learn how to process images using post-production with Lightroom. 


  • Understanding the Digital SLR Camera
  • Principles of Photographic Composition
  • Photographing People
  • Post Production Process with Lightroom CC

Method of Instruction

Lecture with demonstration, discussion, hands-on exercises,  problem solving. and field work.


Participation in class discussions and completion of skill practices in and outside of classroom is expected.