Digital Photography & Video Editing 5 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. To earn a certificate in Digital Photography, candidates must complete the following four courses: Digital Photography I, Digital Photography II, Adobe Photoshop for Photographers, and Business of Photography. Call 781-280-3663 or email when the courses are complete in order to receive your certificate. To enroll call 1-800-818-343. Students need an SLR Digital Camera. 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 1/30 - 3/06 6:00pm - 9:00pm T B CORREIA CAR 611 30 12236 NA 103 1/31 - 3/07 CAR 611 80 6:00pm - 9:00pm 13654 W LC 201 L GERMANN 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 2/21 - 4/4 6:00pm - 9:00pm W B CORREIA CAR 615 30 12238 HH 211 No Class March 21 Digital Photography II 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 3/27 - 5/01 6:00pm - 9:00pm T B CORREIA CAR 612 30 12237 NA 103 3/28 - 5/02 CAR 612 80 6:00pm - 9:00pm 14471 W LC 201 L GERMANN Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud Have you ever seen photographs that were ripped or faded, then perfectly restored and wondered, how did they do that? Perhaps you have marveled at the way a portrait can be transformed to make the subject matter appear 10 years’ younger or how people can be added or deleted to a scene. This course will cover batch processing images, advanced masking techniques, special effects and filters. We will explore the exciting possibilities in High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR), the current creative trend in image manipulation. Photoshop Creative Cloud has become an essential tool for professional and amateur photographers and is considered to be “Today’s Darkroom”. This class will be taught in a MAC lab (18 hours) $249 3/15 - 4/26 6:00pm - 9:00pm R B RICCA CAR 890 36 19161 AR 209 No Class March 22 Learn the history of street photography with a review of the masters, Cartier-Bresson, Winogrand, Meyerowitz and others. Discover the camera gear used by street photographers, review camera settings, zone focusing, and “shooting from the hip”. Class discussions include asking permission vs. just taking the shot, “the photographer’s right”, police interaction, legality of photographing in public. This will be an interactive class with photo assignments given and a class critique. Photo walks included with the class. (18 hours) $199 2/01 - 3/08 6:00pm - 9:00pm R L HARRINGTON CAR 884 80 19142 LC 203 3/29 - 5/03 CAR 884 30 6:00pm - 9:00pm 19143 R AR 107 B HARRINGTON Intro to Street Photography Become the next viral video star, create a highlight reel from a family wedding, edit your phone videos and photos together into cool vacation movies, or create your own how-to videos; the possibilities are endless. This course will teach students how to use Apple iMovie to import footage, add audio and title screens, adjust color, use transitions and export films to easily share with family and friends. Topics covered will include: the difference between .mov and .mp4 files, what makes a video HD and best practices for how to produce and share video. At the end of the course, students will have produced 3 pieces ready for the big screen. This course is taught in a MAC lab. Youth ages 15+ are eligible to register for this course. (10 hours) $149 1/18 - 2/22 6:30pm - 8:30pm R B NOËL CAR 889 30 19160 AR 209 Video Production & Editing If you wish to invoice your employer for noncredit courses, notify MCC upon enrollment: 1-800-818-3434.