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Creative Photography: Basic Photography and the Creative Process (Shortened and intensified version)

The focus of the course is on the creative aspect of photography. Essential technical training is also included to enable a greater ability to create. An attentive student can use this course as a fundamental step into photography. The topics covered are:
• Human eye vs. Camera’s eye
• Aperture/shutter speed
• ISO
• Exposure
• Lenses
• Light/Exposure (& white balance)
• Line, shape, texture, form, colour
• Composition
• Cropping
• Digital Photography vs. film based photography and the age of Computer Enhanced Photography
• Class exhibit (optional & highly recommended)

Grade Suitability:

7-12

Maximum Class Size:

12, participant numbers can be increased if assistance is available

Time Required:

3 hours or 2-11/2 hour sessions plus 1 hour prep

Material Required:

We will use of a laptop projector during the sessions. (The instructor will arrive with a laptop to plug into the projector.) If this is not available, the instructor can rent one, the cost of which will be charged back to the school. Students must have a camera (a simple point & shoot is sufficient)

Material Cost:

If print-outs and handouts can be copied at the school there is no cost.

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

All

Leslie Leong

Leslie Leong has two photography books to her credit on Canada’s Northwest Territories. The results of her camera and pen show up in Northern Canadian books, magazines and other publications.
Her other creative endeavors include ceramics, silversmith work, sculpture, painting & illustration, with an emphasis on reclaimed & recycled materials. She has participated in over 30 exhibitions, half of which were solo exhibits. She shares her art with the intention of engaging others in the inquiry into the human condition, society, and our disassociation with our natural environment.
Leslie has years of experience developing art based programs and teaching them to a wide range of ages in Yukon schools.

Contact: (867) 456-7633

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