Ivy Tech to offer two digital photography seminars

The Professional Practices course concludes the digital photography seminar series that began last fall; the free seminar commences the college’s next series.

KOKOMO, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College will be offering two digital photography seminars this May: a Professional Practices seminar, which concludes a series of classes that began last fall, and a free digital photography seminar, the opening seminar to the college’s next digital photography seminar series. Both courses will be offered in Kokomo through Ivy Tech’s Department of Workforce and Economic Development.

The Professional Practices course will prepare participants to operate a studio by detailing how to set up a studio, photograph special events, and advertise and market a business. Other topics will include copyrights, invasion of privacy, as well as model and property releases. This course will run on Fridays, May 6 – 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost of the course is $65.

The free digital photography seminar, which is an introduction to the college’s Digital Photography Series, will address standard digital camera features and controls, best practices for composing outdoor scenes for more striking photos, and lighting basics that will create exciting photographs. The course will run from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7.

For more information about the Professional Practices or the free digital photography seminar, or to find out more about the Digital Photography Series offered through the college’s Department of Workforce and Economic Development, contact Chad Lewis at (800) 459-0561, ext. 528, or clewis97@ivytech.edu. To register online, visit www.ivytech.edu/actnow/registernow.html.

The five-course Digital Photography Series, taught by photography professional Doug Clark, is perfect for anyone looking to learn photography; however, it is intended to prepare participants to start a photography business. Students who successfully complete all five courses will receive a certificate of accomplishment from Ivy Tech. The series includes courses on the following topics: digital camera basics, intermediate photography, editing software, portraiture and studio lighting, and professional practices.

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About Ivy Tech Kokomo Region

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties and includes campuses or instructional sites in the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, and Rochester. Ivy Tech serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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