Photography is an art of painting with light. The right combination of appropriate settings and composition knowledge along with some understanding of the basic camera equipment will enhance your ability to become an aspiring and dynamic photographer. The course is packed with knowledge of photography along with practical exercises, tips and advices, offered specially for the novice and serious enthusiastic photographers like you.

Class Outline

  • Photography: Introduction and history
  • Trios of a Good Framing: Aperture, Shutter and ISO
  • My Camera: How well you do know your camera & lenses
  • My “Icons” … My “Modes
  • Light, Color, Action: Essential elements to white balance a subject
  • Studio and Strobes: Types of strobes and studio lighting techniques employing portraiture photography
  • Up-close & Personal: An insight into close up and macro photography
  • Photo editing and Storage

VCUQatar is the Qatar campus of the prestigious Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Richmond, Virginia. Established in 1998 through a partnership with Qatar Foundation, VCUQatar offers a range of fully accredited BFA, MFA and BA courses in the Arts. Located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, VCUQatar students represent a diverse range of nationalities with students coming from more than 40 different countries.

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