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Photography: From Great to Awesome With Manual Mode in 9 Weeks (Flex Class)

Photography students will master core photography concepts, from file management and workflow to editing, composition and manual mode in this 9-week flex class focused on students DOING instead of just watching videos.
Jerred R Zegelis
15 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 4 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
No live meetings
Over 9 weeks
13-18
year olds
4-10
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn: 

- How view themselves as photographers and how to view and comment on other work
- Compositional Elements of Photography (and art!)
- How to edit photographs using multiple methods, including learning about options available and how to find free editing platforms
- The basics of Exposure
- How to adjust the look of motion in their photographs
- How to adjust the look of background blur (depth of field) in their photographs
- How to take photographs in full manual mode using the Shutter, Aperture, and ISO controls
- How to develop personal projects for personal growth in the future
I have been a photographer and high school media/journalism teacher for 18 years. I've done over 100 weddings, many more portrait sessions, and worked professionally as a photographer for over a decade, including working with other photographers in multiple disciplines.
Students will learn: 

- How view themselves as photographers and how to view and comment on other work
- Compositional Elements of Photography (and art!)
- How to edit photographs using multiple methods, including learning about options available and how to find free editing platforms
- The basics of Exposure
- How to adjust the look of motion in their photographs
- How to adjust the look of background blur (depth of field) in their photographs
- How to take photographs in full manual mode using the Shutter, Aperture, and ISO controls
- Work with another student to develop and finalize a portfolio of their photographs. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
I have been a photographer and high school media/journalism teacher for 18 years. I've done over 100 weddings, many more portrait sessions, and worked professionally as a photographer for over a decade, including working with other photographers in multiple disciplines. Students will receive PDF files that can be downloaded and read on any device that reads PDF files. These include field guides "cheat sheets" for manual mode" and "challenges" that will stretch their newfound photography muscles.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will submit new photographs to the classroom for feedback on a weekly basis. Feedback is paramount in this class!
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Jerred R ZegelisI've been a public high school media teacher for 18+ years. Teaching is awesome!
15 total reviews
16 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I'm "Z" - the name my students have called me since I was a first-year teacher 18 years ago in a public high school in Omaha, Nebraska.

I specialize in teaching photography, magazine design, video production, journalism writing and more.... 
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