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Basics of Photography Course by Sabry Khaled

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This Basics of Digital Photography Course makes you take control of your camera!

This hands-on, practical course is for beginners who want take up photography as a profession or amateurs who have a Digital SLR camera but are unsure of how to progress from the automatic mode. You’ll be introduced to the basics of how aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lighting and composition control the creative Process of capturing images.

About Sabry Khaled:
Sabry Khaled is documentary photographer and filmmaker based
in Cairo, Egypt. covering daily news stories, social issues, as well as long term in-depth self-driven documentary projects, which are usually described as emotional, intimate and humane.

Khaled Studied dentistry and has a master's degree in facial
surgery before shifting his career towards journalism almost 10 years ago.

Khaled covered the Egyptian uprising with many media outlets
such as Al-Jazeera, BBC world and RT, along with Al-Shrouk newspaper as a Photographer and sometimes translator and fixer.

Khaled has the experience working in hostile environments,
which he gained during the extensive coverage of the Egyptian revolution and the events that followed, In 2013 he was trained for working in conflict during a course for photojournalists by TYR solutions.

Since the outbreak of the Egyptian uprising Khaled contributed regularly with many major news wires like The AP and Anadolu Agency which helped to expose his work to many publications such as TIME, The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN.

His photography has been exhibited in Egypt, Germany and Finland. Currently he is teaching Photojournalism at the faculty of Mass media and communication at the British University in Egypt. Khaled also is a photography and photojournalism trainer, working independently and in cooperation with many NGOs.

Links to his work: https://www.instagram.com/sabrykhaled/
Website: http://sabrykhaled.com/

What our past students said about the course and the instructor:

"The course is very informative and everything about it was great including the material,the practical part and the field trips were really enjoyable."

"The instructor is very insightful and experienced,he was keen that everybody grasp the information. He's very friendly and cooperative too."

Course Outline:
Lesson 1:
• Course Overview.
• Basic Functions of a Camera.
• Introduction to the Anatomy of the Camera.
• Evolution of Photography, How it works.

Lesson 2:
• Intro to Exposure Tringle.
• Shutter Speed.
• Aperture / F Stop.
• ISO Lesson.

Lesson 3:
• Depth of Field.
• Light Metering Modes and How to use them Effectively.
• Exposure compensation.
• White Balance.
• RAW vs. JPGs

Lesson 4:
• Composition.
• How to achieve a well-balanced photograph.
• Perspective, Angles and lenses.
• Rules (and when to break them).

Lesson 5
• Field trip + Research assignment.

Lesson 6 & 7
• Workshop (field trip 2 hours).

Lesson 8
• How to Select Pictures?
• Project discussion.

- A week Break to finish assignment.

Lesson 9
• Project submission and final evaluation.

Course Duration: 9 Sessions / 3 weeks ..... 2:30 hours each (6 indoors + 3 Fieldtrips + personal project)

Start Date: Monday, 23 April, 2018
End Date: Saturday, 11 May, 2018

- 4 Sessions per week.

Mondays & Wednesdays at 6:00 PM to 9:00PM
- Fridays & Saturdays at 2 PM, unless field trips will be decided with instructor.

Having a DSLR is a must.

Certificates & materials included.

FEES: 1500 L.E
1350 L.E for Students under 22 years
Full fees should be paid by the 16th of February 2018.

Photopia Students Benefits:
10% off all courses.
5% off all workshops.
5% off trips.
LE100 per hour for fully equipped studio rental.
Free gallery space.

Refund Policy:
-Before 48 hrs of the course students will get a
full refund -During the 48 hrs students will get 50% refund of their payment
-After 48 hrs students cannot refund their payment.
Payment confirm your registration, if you did not
pay before the deadline your registration is not valid.

Payment Options:
Cash or through our bank account ("CIB:
Credit card.
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