Photography in Practice
Two one-week sessions
July 11–15, July 25–29
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 8th through 12th Grade
What to bring: Digital camera (DSLR preferred), 32GB memory card for the camera, flash drive (8GB or higher), sunscreen, water bottle, lunch with a drink, snacks
This course goes beyond the basics of photography and explores the manual settings of your digital camera. We will cover framing, exposure (shutter speed and aperture), focus and basic effects while exploring unique photography locations in our area including Glen Echo, the National Zoo, Great Falls, the National Mall and more. We will also cover the basics of editing raw files in Adobe Photoshop.
Also check out our Mobile & Digital Photography class!
Teacher Bio: Laura John is a graduate of the Corcoran College of Art and Design and holds a master’s degree in art education. She currently teaches Upper School media arts (digital photography, graphic design and digital art) as well as yearbook at Landon. She grew up in the Bethesda area.
Fun fact: This year, Laura plans to spend the month of June photographing England and Ireland.