Hello and welcome! I'm so happy that you have signed up for this photography adventure! This eight week course is designed to help you develop your creative and critical thinking skills! I hope you find excitement in these weekly projects and are anxious to get your "grades". Although designed to last eight weeks, this course is self-paced and can be completed in less or more time. At the end, students will receive a certificate of completion to proudly display! Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.
This course is designed with you in mind! Through eight weeks of project-based lessons, you will explore and further develop your creative and critical thinking skills. We will begin with an introduction to the history of photography, the camera and basic photography techniques. After that, you will be prepared to jump into weekly projects and practice your photography skills.
Learning Objectives and Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students will
At the end of each lesson, instructor Melissa Howard will critique the photo for both strengths and weaknesses. Positive reinforcement and feedback will be provided to prevent you from becoming discouraged; however, the instructor will also provide tips for improving the image.
Instructor Availability and Resources:
I, Melissa Howard, have been a professional photographer for 11 years and am passionate about teaching children the art of photography. I am always available for questions or concerns regarding each lesson, course content, or the learning platform itself. I will get back to you within 1-2 business days, but most likely sooner! Please use the Discussion Forums available or email me at MelissaHowardPhotographyLearn@gmail.com.