Beginning Digital Photography

Move beyond the automatic settings of your digital SLR camera and start creating works of art. During this class, you will explore basic photographic concepts of exposure, composition, lighting, and subject matter. Each week, you will learn a new aspect of the photographic process and share your work with the class.

This course includes weekly photo shoots in the field (@UC Berkeley campus) and live demonstrations.

Materials List: Digital SLR or digital point & shoot with the ability to change shutter speed and aperture.

No class 3/28/2023

Street Photography Workshop(Spring)

Expand your skills and knowledge with this special course on street photography. During this class you will learn more techniques in capturing action-filled portraits. You will be spending the class listening to lectures on lighting, observing demonstrations on posing and participating in hands-on activities and on location shoots around the campus. Use different gear and tools to help you get the perfect shot!

Camera Requirement:
A DSLR or prosumer/mirrorless digital camera that has a manual exposure mode/
Camera manuals
Computer/ laptop/ notebook
Tripod

Photoshop Collage Workshop(Spring)

Photoshop Collage Workshop! Learn how to edit photos, incorporate new elements in your designs, and make your own movie poster.

Required materials:
Adobe Photoshop Software

UCB students may access Adobe software using these instructions: software.berkeley.edu/adobe-creative-cloud

iPhone Photography Workshop(Spring)

Take your iPhone photography skills to the next level and capture stunning images. During this course, you’ll get technical with the iPhone and learn camera iOS settings and functions. You will also explore basic photographic concepts of exposure, composition, lighting, and subject matter. Finally, you’ll create your own closed loop photographic workflow of capture, edit, and post, all within the iPhone system.

The class will include live lectures, demonstrations, hands-on activities, and time to take photos.

Camera Requirement:
iPhone 5s or newer (instructor will be using iPhoneX)
Updated iOS software (iOS13)

No class 3/29/2023

Intermediate Digital Photography(Spring)

Develop your individual interests in photography and share your progress with peers. In this class, you will learn intermediate lighting techniques; explore Photoshop and printing techniques while building a body of work. This class is open to students with previous digital photography experience who are interested in developing their portfolio and receiving feedback from peers.

You will be spending the class listening to lectures, observing demonstrations and participating in some hands-on activities and actual shooting time. The focus of the course is using both available light and flash. You will be able to work in a studio environment as well as on location photo-shoot.

Materials List:
DSLR or prosumer/mirrorless digital camera that has a manual exposure mode/
Camera manuals/Flash Manual
Flash or studio strobe
Computer/ laptop/ notebook
Tripod (if available)

No class 3/29/2023

Intermediate Darkroom Photography(Spring)

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.

No class 3/28/2023

Beginning Darkroom Photography(Spring)

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.

No class 3/27/2023

Beginning Darkroom Photography(Spring)

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.

No class 3/28/2023

Beginning Darkroom Photography(Spring)

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.

No class 3/27/2023

Beginning Darkroom Photo

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.

Beginning Darkroom Photography

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.

Beginning Darkroom Photo

Learn the increasingly rare art of black and white darkroom photography! This course will teach you how to properly expose your film, process negatives, and print black and white photographs. No prior darkroom experience required. During the session, you will have full access to the darkroom outside of class time.

No class 2/20/2023 (price adjusted accordingly)

All materials may be purchased at the Art Studio on the first day of class. We rent 35mm film cameras on a first-come, first-served basis.