This class helped me put all the pieces together and finally understand how to utilize my camera.

—Mary Beckmann

Photography Basics for Digital SLR Cameras

Get more from your digital camera by learning about lenses, flash, digital capture and composition. You’ll also discover how professional photographers make dynamic images. Have fun with assignments that allow you to practice, learn and share. You’ll quickly reach a level of competency that enables you to continue a lifelong pursuit in the ever- changing field of photography. Bring your camera (SLR), accessories and manual to each class.


Rod Patterson (#149HPE), professional photographer or Colvin Atchison (#149HPF), instructor of digital photography/media, Oldham County Schools


  • 2/18-3/25

    6 Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.
    $124 - #149HPE
    Founders Union, Room 14

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  • 2/19-3/26

    6 Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m.
    $124 - #149HPF
    Founders Union, Room 136A

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Advanced Digital Photography

You’ve learned the basics. Now explore these topics in greater detail: lighting techniques, elements of composition, and creating images with impact. A Saturday morning field trip will offer an opportunity to practice your newly learned skills and receive personalized feedback from a professional photographer.


Rod Patterson, professional photographer


  • 4/8-4/15

    2 Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m.
    $119 - #149KPD
    Founders Union, Room 14

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    * Includes field trip on Saturday, 4/19

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