If you want to learn how to use your camera and capture high quality images with ease and efficiency, enabling you to be confident in your picture taking ability, this is your opportunity. DSLR’s with all their buttons and dials can be confusing and intimidating to learn. This course designed for beginners will guide you step-by-step to an understanding of your digital camera and enable you to take well-focused, well-exposed pictures more consistently. Whether your interests lie in photographing family, pets, sports or nature, learning the fundamentals of photography and how to properly operate your camera is crucial to taking a great photo. Focusing techniques, proper exposure lighting and composition will be covered also. Students are encouraged to bring images that they have photographed during the week for critique.