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. 

Requirements: 

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.


    • JCC - Student Center - Room 402
      2/22/2022-3/10/2022

      Time: 5:30PM-8:45PM, Tues. and Thurs.
      Instructor: D. Cunningham

    • HCC - Continuing Education - Suite 77B
      3/22/2022-4/21/2022

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

HCPH 1001. The Art of the Camera Portrait (18 hours/$157.00) 1.8 CEUs

Join eager photo-artists in learning the basic principles of camera portraiture. This short course will help you discover basic portrait lighting, and apply your knowledge to all your people photography. We will focus on the use of one light, natural and man-made; and the importance of a positive relationship of photographer to subject, for best result. Photo-technique will be learned for: Exposure measurement, Basic studio, Location portraits, Environmental or personality shoots, family portraits, activity portraits, or subject poses.

Requirements: 

Camera knowledge or Beginning Photography course,  adjustable digital camera, memory cards, laptop/desktop computer (optional), flash unit (optional), large white rigid poster board from office store.

  • HCC - Continuing Education - Suite 77B.
    2/21/2022-3/28/2022

    Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM, Mon. and Wed.
    Instructor: D. Cunningham

HCPH 1001. The Art of Camera Story-Telling (18 hours/$157.00) 1.8 CEUs

The Art of Camera Story-Telling is otherwise known as photojournalism.  Tell the story of your life, family and your world, by using learned photojournalist technique.  Get a guide to publishing your own photo book.  The main goal of a photojournalist is to tell a story with their pictures, sometimes accompanied with words. Learn to capture the “majesty of everyday life.”  Document living history. Imagine for yourself what story is worth telling? This is not a course for cellphones. You will learn to plan a photo-story or document an event, photograph an unplanned event “off-the-cuff,” tell a story in one photo, use photo technique for impact, and adjust to changing light conditions.

Requirements: 

Knowledge of camera operation; adjustable digital camera, with lens, and memory cards; laptop or desktop computer, with internet connection at home; notepaper and pen; a budget for online book publication (optional).

  • HCC - Continuing Education - Suite 77B.
    TBA

    Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM, Saturday Only
    Instructor: D. Cunningham

Continuing Education Office

 

Johnson County Campus
2112 Mayfield Parkway
Student Center
Cleburne, TX 76033
817.760.5820
ceinfo@hillcollege.edu

Hill County Campus
112 Lamar Drive
Cafeteria Building, Suite 77 B
Hillsboro, TX 76645
817.760.5820
ceinfo@hillcollege.edu