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Introduction to Photography

In-Person Program

8 Session Evening Studio Arts Course

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 6:30 p.m.to Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 9:00 p.m. ET
Upcoming Session:
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00ZM
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Materials for this program

  1. COVID-19 Requirements for In-Person Classes
  2. Supply List

By Andargé Asfaw

Whether you want to work in digital or film, this course offers a solid foundation for new photographers ready to learn the basics. Topics include camera functions, exposure, metering, working with natural and artificial light, and composition. Critiques of assignments enhance the technical skills you learn.

Students must have a digital camera with manual controls. Please have your camera manual or a digital version of the manual with you during our class sessions.

Note: In-person programs are not recorded.

Other Information

  • The instructor is Andargé Asfaw.
  • 8 sessions, 2.5 hours each
  • This studio arts program is in-person. CDC and Smithsonian COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of the program will be followed.
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)