Young Photographer


Learn the tools and pro techniques to use your camera beyond automatic and program modes. 


For all digital cameras with interchangeable lenses, dslr and mirrorless models.


Take the mystery out of what all those dials, settings and menu items are on your camera and practice using them.


Topics covered include (but not limited to):

  • exposure and metering modes

  • lighting (natural, ambient,  and flash)

  • aperture and depth of field

  • shutter speeds and motion freeze/blur/pan

  • focusing modes

  • histograms

  • white balance

  • quick fixes when the camera gets it wrong

Bonus material is provided between each session to provide a session recap, supply additional resources, and offer at-home exercises to improve your photography.

This course is taught in-person in 2022

Choose a date that best fits your schedule or support your local Adult & Continuing Education department.

Number of Sessions: 3

Time:  6:30 - 8:30 pm

Fee: Varies by location

Please bring your fully charged camera, notebook and user manual to each session.

Fall 2022 course dates 

(Classes are open to everyone.  Residency in the town is not required.)

  • Ridgefield, CT  Wednesdays, September 28, October 12 & 19. No class 10/5  (Registration is now open. Click on link for fee and registration details.)

  • Chappaqua, NY Tuesdays, October 11, 18, 25 (Registration is now open. Click on link for fee and registration details.)

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Don't see a location or dates that fit your schedule?  Private and semi-private sessions are available. Contact us for more information. 

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2022 Photography Workshops

The Digital Camera Settings and Features course will be taught in person and in coordination with Adult & Continuing Education departments in Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. 

  • Course details are listed above, including dates and times. 

  • Check department websites for fees and how to register. 

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