Digital Photography

Digital imaging is the medium that most photographers work with today. Take your photography hobby to the next level with the Digital Photography certificate. This program is designed to meet the needs of anyone interested in photography, portraiture, digital image-editing or selling photos or services on the Web. To earn a certificate in Digital Photography, candidates must complete the following four courses: Digital Photography I, Digital Photography II, Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers, and the Business of Photography. Please contact Marci Barnes at 781-280-3669 or when the courses are complete in order to receive your certificate.
Instructor:  Professional Photographer Alyce O'Connell. Note:  Students who earn the digital photography certificate can be awarded 3 credits for course ART 144, Digital Photography.


Digital Photography I
Explore the many features and functions of your new digital camera. Using a combination of classroom instruction, one-on-one consultation, shooting assignments and critique, an expert digital photographer will guide you through the ins and outs of both the technical and artistic aspects of good digital photography. Delve into your camera's menu and discover how to optimize its features for beautiful results. Students need an SLR Digital Camera.  (18 hours) $249
5/13-6/17             6p-9p                  T                          B         NA-102
CAR 611 31            16611                O'CONNELL 

Digital Photography II
This class is a continuation of Digital Photography I.  Expand on your knowledge of digital photography.  Learn and feel more comfortable using your camera's manual setting.  Learn how to expose and compose beautiful photographs. Through assignments, critique and guidance from the instructor you will work toward developing your own personal style of photography. Students need an SLR Digital Camera.  (18 hours) $249
7/15 - 8/19          6 – 9p                    T              B             AR-108
CAR 612 30          11534                                    O’CONNELL


Business of Photography
Turn your passion for photography into profit. Learn how to present, price and market your photography.  Explore portfolio preparation, marketing, freelance photography, working for a photographer and opening a photography studio. (18 hours) $199
4/28-6/9           6p-9p                  M        B         HH-213           
CAR 615 30            12238                O'CONNELL
No class May26.

Studio Lighting
Build upon your knowledge of Digital Photography with this studio lighting course. Explore the wonderful works of light, using natural and artificial lighting.  Through classroom instruction, in-studio photo assignments and critique you will learn how and when to use different types of lighting.  Gain confidence in using strobe lighting equipment.  There will be three off campus studio lighting classes that will be held at DSI Marketing and Communications, 160 Ayer Rd. Littleton, MA after the first class on our Lowell campus.  Students need to have a Digital SLR and understand photographing in Manual operation mode. (15 hours) $289
5/1-5/29               6p-9p                  R                          L                   LC-104
CAR 613 81           16628                O'CONNELL      


Last Modified: 4/9/14