Photography in Practice


One-week session

July 21-25

9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Boys and girls, rising 8th through 12th graders


What to bring: Digital camera (DSLR preferred), 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 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.


Also check out our Mobicapping: Mobile Image Capture and Digital Photography class!

Practice photography!


Landon Summer inspires boys and girls to build their confidence and explore their passions in a vibrant, nurturing camp environment that emphasizes community, discovery, independence, and fun.
6101 Wilson Lane  /  
Bethesda, MD 20817
 /  301-320-1044  /  
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Established in 1935, Landon Summer offers traditional day camps and specialized programs for boys and girls, ages 3 1/2 - 17.

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