HCPH 1001. Beginning Photography (20 hours/$171) 2.0 CEUs

This course provides some basic techniques that will make your travel, family or work-related photos stand out from the rest. Learn technical and aesthetic techniques such as lighting and composition. Instruction in camera functions, types of lenses, choosing recording media and filters, flash photography, printing, exposure, production, print finishing, and retouching. Explain proper camera care; utilize camera techniques and correct camera settings for most lighting situations; use of supplemental lighting; demonstrate good composition for communicative images; and outline printing procedures and print presentation. 


Adjustable DSLR or 35mm SLR camera (DSLR preferred); memory cards or negative color film; flash drives or CDs for image review in class; or photo prints for review; adjustable f/stop lens for camera; home computer (optional); owner’s camera manual or Magic Lantern Guide. Bring cameras to every class.

  • HCC - Continuing Education - Suite 77B.

    Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM, Tues. and Thurs.
    Instructor: D. Cunningham

Continuing Education Office


Johnson County Campus
2112 Mayfield Parkway
Administration Building, Room 116
Cleburne, TX 76033

Hill County Campus
112 Lamar Drive
Cafeteria Building, Suite 77 B
Hillsboro, TX 76645