Outdoor and travel photography course

May 11 & May 25, 2019

The outdoor and travel photography course will provide you with a foundation of digital image capture and processing, and help you prepare for traveling as a photographer. The course will inspire and enable you to improve your photography skills and take authentic and more meaningful travel photographs.

This course will consist of two in-class lectures, with a break for participants to practice their newly acquired skills. It is aimed at novice and photographers with intermediate skill levels.

Dates: May 11 and May 25, 2019
Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Centre for Continuing Education, University of Regina, 2155 College Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan (phone: 306-585-5748). Visit the course web page for more information and on-line registration.
Cost: $100 / person

 

Multicoloured rhyolite mountains in Landmannalaugar region of Iceland

 

In the first class (May 11, 2019), you will gain necessary knowledge and skills to understand how digital cameras see and record light, how to visualize and compose your images, and master creative use of lenses and camera settings to control perspective and depth of field. We will stress the importance of recognizing and using light, learn to simplify and isolate, and how to capture the decisive moment.

We will take a two-week break from indoor classes, and take advantage of the Victoria Day long weekend to practice our newly acquired skills.

 

Arena amphitheatre in Pula, Croatia

 

In the second class (May 25, 2019), we will help you prepare to take authentic and more meaningful travel photographs. We will discuss gear and how to pack for the journey. We will go over trip planning and preparations to help you enjoy the time spent in new, often unfamiliar places. The course will teach you how to return home with compelling photography stories rather than random postcard snapshots.

We will complete the course by covering the essentials of digital image workflow, editing, image backup and preparing images for print or social media use.

Students are required to have access to a digital camera with a zoom lens, and be familiar with basic operations.

 

Composite image of Sibenik vistas, Croatia

 

Registration is through the Centre for Continuing Education – Lifelong Learning Centre at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. You can register:

– on-line at www.uregina.ca/cce/lifelong
– by phone  306-585-5748
– in person at Student Services Office in College Building Room 118

The CCE Spring 2019 Program Guide is now available. Spring Open House is on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm.

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