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DMC Continuing Education Offering Photography Course for Beginners

Article by: Rosa Linda Reynoso

Interested in learning how to take those fantastic photos? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering their course, Photography-Beginning, with two separate opportunites available at two locations, including the the Center for Economic Development and the Northwest Center in Calallen.

The course covers the basics of digital photography, camera functions, types of lens and how to make proper exposures. Participants also will review how to edit pictures using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop and receive an introduction in choosing recording media and filters, flash photography, production and retouching. The course also covers how to print, mat and frame photographs.

The two four-week photography courses are scheduled as follows:

  • PHTC-1004-18016 Photography-Beginning, Feb. 3 - 26, Monday and Wednesday,
    5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room E109, DMC Northwest Center (13725 Northwest Blvd in Calallen)
  • PHTC-1004-18008 Photography-Beginning, Feb. 4 - 27, Tuesday and Thursday,
    5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room 124, DMC Center for Economic Development (3209 S. Staples)

Classes are open to participants age 17 and up. Tuition for each course is $125. Students need to provide their own digital camera and digital storage device.

For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

To culminate the learning process, participants will showcase the skills they have acquired during an exhibit that will open with a reception to celebrate their creativity. Date and Time of the opening will be announced later.


About Del Mar College

Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.