November 05 - December 10, 2019

Photography - Basics

November 05 - December 10, 2019 Gilruth Center • 2101 NASA Parkway Bldg. 207, Mail code: AH HoustonTX  77058 View Map Organized by NASA EXCHANGE-JSC (Starport)

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About this event

November 05, 2019 - December 10, 2019
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Tuesday
Co-Ed

Gilruth Center

2101 NASA Parkway Bldg. 207, Mail code: AH HoustonTX  77058
View Map

Description

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!

Class Information

5 Week Class.
November 5th - December 10th (no class November 26th)
Tuesdays
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Gilruth Center - Lone Star Room
Required: A digital camera that can be set to manual
Registration Information

Early Registration: $90.00 (through October 18th)
Standard Registration: $110.00

Prerequisites:

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:

Digital camera
Memory Cards
Charged batteries
Owner?s manual for camera

Class 1:

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

Class 2:

Composition
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.

Class 3:

Lighting
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

Location

Lone Star Room

Instructor

Bill Stafford

Gilruth Center • 2101 NASA Parkway Bldg. 207, Mail code: AH HoustonTX  77058 Get Directions

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