Photography in Practice
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Boys and girls, rising 9th through 12th graders
What to bring: DSLR or high-end point-and-shoot camera that offers manual settings, a memory card for the camera, a flash drive (8GB or higher)
This course goes beyond the basics of photography and explores the manual settings of your DSLR camera. We will cover framing, exposure (shutter speed and aperture), focus and basic effects and explore unique photograph 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 in Adobe Photoshop.
Teacher Bio: Laura John is a graduate of the Corcoran College of Art and Design and holds a master’s degree in the art in teaching for 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.