Courses

Courses

                                                                                     Photo by Nathan Chen (student) 

Please note:  Our 2022 summer semester courses and workshops will be offered, online, mixed mode and in person. If date, time, and instructor information is missing from a course in the listings below, that course is not being offered this term. 

 

Courses

This course is designed to familiarize students with the capabilities of Adobe Photoshop. Students learn methods of enhancing and working with high-resolution images for various media outputs, and are given the confidence to tackle complex photo-illustrations.Prerequisites: Mac or PC experience.Note: This course is taught on a Mac.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

Using the newest Adobe technology, students will learn advanced methods of photo-illustration and composing multi-layered images. Emphasis in this course is placed equally on technical and aesthetic imaging considerations, and production techniques for photo-composites.Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop Level 1 or equivalent.Note: This course is taught on a Mac.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

Photoshop is an essential tool for providing visual solutions to our most demanding projects. Photoshop contains many advanced features that allow you to produce creative composites and explore your creativity further. This compelling course is aimed at those who want to hone their Photoshop techniques and delve deep into Photoshops powerful functionality.Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop Level 2.Note: This course is taught on a Mac.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50277 12 eve Th Jan 06, 2022 1900-2200 Online Kevin Lanthier $559 Online

Expand upon the experience gained in Practical Lighting with lectures, demonstrations, student shooting sessions, and an intensive, in-depth look at photographic lighting. Experiment with unconventional techniques and the manipulation of sunlight in relation to a variety of subjects including people, still life, editorial, automobiles, and architecture.Prerequisites: Photography Assistant Level 1 or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This entry-level course covers the basics of photography as they apply to Digital SLR cameras. Covering traditional aspects such as exposure, depth-of-field, and composition, the course also delves into basic digital controls such as white balance, histograms, and elemental workflow. A DSLR is a must for each session/class of this course.Students are required to supply their own tripod by week 3Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This introductory course focuses on developing the necessary communication and technical skills to obtain the most out of models and people they are photographing. Students will gain practical experience through thematic studio and location sessions ranging from character to drama, movement, beauty, and sports as they further investigate their DSLR or SLR camera functions. Also explored are strategies in effective auditioning and hiring of talent. Prerequisites: Basic Photography (film or digital).Please note this course consists of 7 online lecture/critique sessions and 5 in person studio sessions at Langara.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This course teaches you how to go from A to Z with your digital photos. It will help you take your photos through the necessary process to do what you want with them, as well as show you how to obtain maximum quality in every photo, through exposure to archiving, and from digital-specific techniques to digital-specific problems. Taught on a Mac.Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

Learn to make rather than take photographs by exploring the fundamentals of composition, design, and conceptualization. Focus on contemporary and historical issues of photography and its vocabulary (balance, movement, contrast, juxtaposition, etc.). Also study the impact of these visual aspects on commercial and fine art buyers. Practical applications and practices are demonstrated throughout the course.Prerequisites: Practical Lighting or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This course is designed for students who are beyond the basics of photography and covers aspects such as shooting RAW versus JPEG, custom white-balance control, a review of depth of field and composition, as well as lighting theory and practice for still-life and people. Students require their own digital SLR, and a flash is also recommended.Prerequisites: Basic Digital Photography or equivalent, and Basic Digital Workflow. Prerequisite for online Digital Intermediate Photography is Basic Digital Photography only.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This course will provide you with an understanding of what Fine Art Photography is as well as expand your awareness of different approaches to art interpretation. You will start by learning through the works of the classic masters in painting and transition into the masters of photography, to reach a comprehensive understanding of artistic expression. Students will learn to create images with vision and intention through lectures, slide shows, shooting sessions and critiques. Please note: 3 of the 12 classes will be shooting sessions held on Saturdays at 10am.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This course is designed for photographers looking to establish a strong online presence. In this course students will have the opportunity to build their own website using Squarespace templates. The course will benefit those looking for personal portfolio display or for full commercial use. Additionally, we delve into the world of Social Media and Search Engine Optimization, and learn how to integrate the two together to create a unified, and impactful brand.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50264 12 eve Th Jan 13, 2022 1830-2130 Online Sharon Tenenbaum $589 Online

This course is a survey of the history of photography from its origins to its present state. Students explore the historical context in which the medium was invented and evolved. Photography is not a single process but rather a new way of seeing and thinking. This course looks at photographers and their styles and artistic movements in photography. Students need to be familiar with Kaltura, Brightspace, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office and have access to a computer with video capabilities.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

This course is the long-awaited expansion of photographer/instructor Christopher Morris acclaimed speedlight workshop. To heck with expensive battery-powered strobe rentals; see what you can do with just a couple of good quality flash units and a little imagination. Lighting master Morris will take students through the theory and practice of small flash lighting and introduce them to the incredible potential of modern units when combined with numerous methods of triggering them. Prerequisites: Practical Lighting. Please note this course consists of 6 online lecture/critique sessions and 6 in person studio sessions at Langara.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.

Learn the fundamental theories and techniques of lighting. This course covers equipment selection and lighting techniques with an emphasis on practical shooting sessions in and out of the studio, some using models. Learn to harness the potential of lighting, using it to suit the needs of your subject. Prerequisites: Intermediate Photography or equivalent.Please note this course consists of 6 online lecture/critique sessions and 6 in person studio sessions at Langara.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50268 1 eve We Jan 05, 2022 1830-2130 Christopher Morris $566 Main Campus (Map)
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This course introduces students to the extraordinary world of Macro Photography. Whether shooting scientific, natural, or abstract images, Macro Photography exposes students to an entirely new world of image making. Students will learn about the tools and technical considerations of macro work and will explore a world where detail and limited depth of field create extraordinary landscapes.Prerequisites: Intermediate Photography

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50259 12 eve Th Jan 13, 2022 1830-2130 Andrea Sirois $578 Main Campus (Map)

Learn aspects of photography not found in photography books;going from seeing to perceiving; what beholders of your photography will see in the first few seconds of viewing; the confusion over colour vs. the lure of luminance; the science and art of composition; enhancing personal creativity; photographic challenges and considerations guaranteed to up your game; the power of an image series. Prerequisite: Digital Intermediate Photography or equivalent. Instructor: Rick Hulbert.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email jbalderston@langara.ca for details.