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PHO 121 Portrait Photography

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Course Description

Become more comfortable using your digital SLR camera for portraits. Understand how to use the quality of light and your camera’s basic operations for better results. Discuss exposure control, aperture, shutter speed, using the flash and available light. Review portraiture in both a historical and contemporary context and experiment with a variety of approaches both compositionally and technically. Please bring camera and manual to first class.

Course Details

- There will be hands-on in-class practice along with home assignments.

- Before coming to the first class, students should familiarize themselves with their camera manuals and be able to locate the shutter release, shutter speed and aperture dials.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  PHO 121 - 006 Portrait Photography  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Tue 6:00PM - 9:00PM
07 Feb 2017 to 21 Mar 2017
Number of Sessions: 7 Sessions
Hours: 21.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $295.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
5% Bundle Discount
Campus: Main Campus
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Mehran Imamverdi
  Section Notes:  

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers. For our standard Refund, Withdrawal and Transfer Policy visit conted.ucalgary.ca/refund

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more courses within the Visual Design Certificate. To receive the discount, you must register by calling 403-220-2952. Offer valid for the 2016 school year.


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