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Gilruth Center2101 NASA Parkway Bldg. 207, Mail code: AH Houston, TX 77058
We're sorry, but this program is over. The last meeting was Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
Photography Basics is Starport's flagship photography class with NASA Photographer, Bill Stafford. This introduction to photography will get you extremely comfortable with your digital camera!
5 Week Class.
November 5th - December 10th (no class November 26th)
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Gilruth Center - Lone Star Room
Required: A digital camera that can be set to manual
Early Registration: $90.00 (through October 18th)
Standard Registration: $110.00
Digital camera that can be set to full Manual Settings
Have or have access to a computer
Familiarity with Adobe Bridge or other photographer program encouraged, not required
What to bring to class:
Owner?s manual for camera
Intro to the plan for the class (here is what we will do for the next 5 weeks)
First class is getting the "eye" for photography, what makes up a photograph? (Composition, Exposure, Focus, etc.)
Review examples of photos and discuss ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture.
Get in groups and practice composition, exposure, and focus technique
Homework: take several pictures of the same thing but change the ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture and will critique next class
What is Composition and how does it affect your photos
Visual Psychology - what is it and how this affects your photos
Review images from students for 30 min..
Homework: Use Composition elements to make photos for critique.
Color Psychology, what it is and how it affects your photos
Natural lighting and how to use it.
review images from students for 30 min.
Homework: Take several photos with emphasis on Lighting and Color
Lone Star Room