Who should take this class?
This introductory workshop is great for anyone who wants to discover the foundations and potential of digital photography.
What you will learn
Over 8 weeks we'll be covering all the nuts-to-bolts aspects of exposure, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, depth of field, motion blur, as well as comparing different lenses and the basics of composition. Class instruction strongly emphasizes technical understanding and operating in the field, with weekly assignments and critique. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in the monthly student exhibitions to show off your best work.
What to Bring?
Your camera and we will provide you with a syllabus and field guide notebook.
No experience is necessary to get started.
Charles Lavoie is BkC's top photo instructor. Having specialized in editorial, architectural, and product photography, he has also been a photography instructor, teacher and tutor to over 1000 students in the New York City area since 2006.
Charles received his BFA from Detroit’s College For Creative Studies in 2004 and has been steadily shooting ever since - landscapes, portraits, street photography, still life - a true shutterbug who is happiest whenever he has a camera in his hands. At the heart of both his teaching and shooting is the core belief that photography is truly half art and half science; technical control is nothing without artistic ability and vice-versa.