Never again feel that you missed the important shot that captures the story. Gain the experience and techniques needed to shoot like a photojournalist and create images that show emotion and meaning. Learn exposure, composition, and timing from a true professional. In this course you will build your own entry-level photojournalism portfolio and take steps to move from a hobby to a career. Includes working field trip and photo evaluation. Bring your digital SLR camera to every class.
Offered again in Fall 2013
- Individuals interested in learning how to become a professional photographer
Cary Best, the owner and founder of Georgia Snaps Photography, is a professional photojournalist with 15 years of experience, trained at the University of Georgia's College of Journalism. His skills and talents were enhanced through newspaper work in many regions of the United States: Washington state, Florida, Virginia, and twice in the Chicago area, in addition to UGA's newspaper, The Red and Black, and the Athens Banner-Herald. It was in Chicago that Best was given the nickname "Georgia Snaps," and he adopted it as his signature logo. Go to instructor's Web site http://www.georgiasnapsphotography.com for additional information.
The prerequisites for this class are Fundamentals of Photography and a Photoshop class for photographers or equivalent experience and permission of the instructor.