Digital Photography Essentials – P0102-19

Date: Jun 03 - 07, 2019

Skill Level(s): I to II i

Instructor(s): Betsy Schneider

Tuition: $985
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45


Discover the limitless possibilities of digital photography while immersing yourself in the scenic beauty of Colorado. Whether you’re new to the digital landscape or a seasoned photographer looking to enhance your skill set, this workshop introduces technical aspects of digital photography and concepts behind photographic images. Students learn creative picture making, how to edit and evaluate images and achieve a thorough understanding of optimal camera controls for shooting styles. Instruction includes apertures, shutters, equivalent exposures, using available light, portraiture and conceptual topics.

Media & Techniques:

Students use digital cameras with manual exposure capabilities and Adobe Lightroom to import, edit and print images.


There are demonstrations of digital camera functions, shooting, image processing and printing. Demonstrations and lectures are complemented by daily field trips to explore some of the Rocky Mountains’ most beautiful areas.


Betsy Schneider is a photographer and filmmaker who explores and documents transformation over time and place. Her recent monograph, “To Be Thirteen”, was published by Radius Books in 2018. Betsy is a Guggenheim Fellow and her work is in several notable collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Nelson-Atkins Museum and the Museet for Fotokunst in Denmark. She is regular visiting faculty at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and has also taught at Harvard University and Emerson College.

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