Photography classes at Ottawa School of Art

The Ottawa School of Art offers several photography courses for adults.

Digital Photography: After the Capture

You’ve mastered your camera and are excited when you capture an image but aren’t sure where to go from there. In this course, you will learn how to manage and edit your images; from basic adjustments to retouching and creating composites and digital art. Photoshop and Lightroom will be the programs used in this workshop.

Advanced Portraiture Photography

This advanced photography course is aimed for serious photographers, who either want to take up photography as their profession or are serious amateurs who want to produce stunning images of professional standards. The emphasis of this course will be in developing and refining your techniques in a variety of settings and lighting conditions. Basic portrait lighting, advanced concepts, creative studio, and indoor portrait photography will be covered. All types of portraits will be discussed (3 models included).

Take Better Digital Pictures

This workshop will help you get more comfortable with your camera and learn ways to create amazing pictures. We will cover the things that are found on all cameras such as auto mode, the different programs modes, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, menu items, and much more.

Making Better Digital Photographs

This course aims to help beginners develop and intermediate photographers refresh the fundamentals of digital photography, perfect their technical skills and focus on creative visual expression. You will learn how to effectively use natural and artificial lighting, set correct digital exposure, chose shooting locations and apply dynamic composition to create technically accurate and aesthetic images every time! Expand your photographic skills by applying a variety of time-tested techniques for portrait, travel, street, urban, event, still-life, and other types of photography. Hone your photographic abilities and build confidence by shooting in-class assignments, working with professional models, and receiving constructive feedback on your images.

Details on these and other courses are available here.