Of great interest to all learners who would like to go beyond the automatic setting on their camera. This program will leave them with the confidence in taking manual control of their cameras and adjusting the shutter speed, ISO and aperture to get the correct exposure for their photographs. It will also provide them with basic editing skills needed to enhance their imagery.
A three-part format, our course includes theory, application, and review/critique. Divided into five sessions, it is a mixture of indoor and outdoor learning experiences.
Date and Time: Session 1 Monday, May 6, from 6 to 9 pm Session 2: Monday, May 13, from 6 to 9 pm Session 3: Monday, May 20, from 6 to 9 pm Session 4: Monday, May 27, from 6 to 9 pm Session 5: Saturday, June 1 from 9 am to 3 pm
Price: 350 USD/person
Location: Art Nub Beirut 85 Elias Medawar st, Aboujaoudé Bldg, 2nd floor, Beirut
Requirements: DSLR, mirrorless camera, or any digital camera with manual mode.
Course Program: The sessions are divided as follows:
1- A practical or technical approach to photography. 2- Workshops: screenings, and discussions about the diverse genres of photography and how to approach each one. 3- Assignment: After every session, the participants are given an assignment that allows them to implement what they learn during the course.
Session 1: Monday, May 6, from 6 to 9 pm
– Introduction to photography from analog to digital. – A look at the types of cameras on the market today: compact, bridge, mirrorless, and DSLR. – How a camera works. – Understanding ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. – How to photograph in manual mode.
Session 2: Monday, May 13, from 6 to 9 pm
– The two different kinds of lenses: zoom V/S prime lenses. – Understanding the different focal lengths from fisheye to telephoto – Understanding camera metering – How the autofocus works, single point, multi-points, single focus, continuous focus, and finally manual focus. – How our images are saved on our cameras? Difference between Raw and JPG. – Different genres of photography
Session 3: Monday, May 20, from 6 to 9 pm
– What are the different automatisms in a DSLR: Auto, Program, aperture priority, speed priority, and when to use each one. – Understanding depth of field as definition, how does it work on our images. – How the depth of field changes depending on our focal length. – Portrait photography and the importance of natural light
Session 4: Monday, May 27, from 6 to 9 pm
– What is the White balance in photography and how to have color corrected images straight from the camera? – Exposure compensation explained in difficult lighting condition. – How to compose for: a portrait, a landscape, a tabletop, what are the best focal lengths for each type of photography. – Composition rules – Landscape/cityscape photography
Session 5: Photowalk, Saturday, June 1 from 9 am to 3 pm
– Turn theory into practice by joining the Photowalk and apply everything you learned. – Quick editing session and discussion about the images shot by the students.
The French Protestant Church of Beirut in partnership with L’Orient-Le Jour is pleased to invite you to the inauguration of the photo exhibition “Rue de Damas, Chemin de Rencontre” The inauguration will take place on Friday, June 14 at 18:30 with a conference on the same theme with Philippe Aractingi, filmmaker, Patrick Baz, photographer, and Georges Boustany, collector. Moderated by Cyrille Neme, a journalist at L’Orient-Le Jour
The exhibition will run until June 22
Location: French Protestant Cemetery, Damascus Street (SODECO, in front of Moulin d’Or)
Are you familiar with the basics of photography and want to learn more about handling your camera and composing better images? Do you want to better understand the concept of photographic series and the power of visual storytelling?
The Beirut Center of Photography in collaboration with Artnub Beirut is launching it’s Intermediate Photography Course aimed to get you to operate with photography skill, knowledge, and experience at an intermediary level.
This course is of great interest to all learners who would like to go beyond the automatic setting on their camera. Having studied this course you will be more confident in taking manual control of the camera and adjusting the shutter speed, ISO and aperture to get the correct exposure for your photographs.
Our training program is made up of a three-part format which includes theory, application, and review/critique. The 5 sessions are a mixture of indoor and outdoor learning experience. Every session is split into 2 parts.
1- A practical or technical approach to photography. 2- Lectures and discussions on visual storytelling with established photographers that work in diverse fields.
At the beginning of the course, students will have the opportunity to choose the topic that they want to work on. These projects will be screened and discussed.
Price: 350 USD/person (Payment can be made by cash to cheques)
Session 1: Monday, June 24 Session 2: Monday, July 1 Session 3: Monday, July 8 Session 4: Monday, July 15 Session 5: Saturday, July 20
Session 1 – 4: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Session 5: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Basic Photography DSLR, mirrorless camera, or any digital camera with manual mode. Laptops
To register kindly call us on 81-362004 or send us an email to email@example.com
June 24 Session 1: Using Natural Light
– The Basics of Photography (A refresher) – Working with natural light – Controlling natural light -Talk by Patrick Baz
July 1 Session 2: Low Light Photography
– The role of white balance in photography – Working with low light – Understanding ISO – Tips and tricks used in low light photography (no equipment needed) – Talk on Photography and Therapy with Maya Alameddine
July 8 Session 3: Light Meter, Light Conditions, and Using Flash
– Using the built-in camera light meter – Understanding the difference between Matrix, center weight, and spot. – Working with different natural lighting conditions – An introduction to mixed light photography – Talk on wildlife photography by Michel Zoghzoghi
July 15 Session 4: Improving Skills
– Applying newly learned skills while shooting close up portraits and people. – The floor is open to discussion of questions that students might have about what they have learned throughout the course – Talk on scientific photography by Gaby Maamary
July 20 Session 5: Review/Critique
This will be an all-day session, where all student projects are collected, screened, and discussed both in terms of technical and visual aspects, with a focus on the power of visual storytelling and the importance of working on series.