What kind of camera do I need to take Beginner Photography?  A DSLR or Point and shoot that has the M mode on your dial.  This stands for Manual Mode.    Manual mode means all settings are done manually.

What kind of camera do I need to take Beginner Photography? A DSLR or Point and shoot that has the M mode on your dial. This stands for Manual Mode. Manual mode means all settings are done manually.

Beginner Photography is held in an interactive, creative studio environment, which provides students with hands on practice. 

This 5 week course includes a field trip and photo critique, students also receive a course workbook in PDF format via e-mail to print and bring to class.  The workbook comes with practice cards and quick reference materials.

Learn how to shoot in manual mode and get proper exposure by understanding shutter|aperture|iso. 

Understand why & how to use aperture priority and shutter priority modes.

1st class – shutter control, freeze and capture motion.

2nd class – aperture control, shallow and deep depth of field (dof).

3rd class – basic composition, learn composition guidelines to help you to take compelling photos.

4th class – field trip!  Students will use what they have learned and go on a photo walk.

5th class – photo critique.  I will constructively critique your photos from the photo walk.

5 week course, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.  $150.00 includes fieldtrip and pdf workbook.

Studio 327 North 6th, Chickasha Ok (parking and entrance on north side of building.)

PAYMENT DUE: Full payment is due two weeks before first class. Please make sure you contact me Gina Zhidov contact@z-artscene.com if you need to make different arrangements. When you sign up for a class, it holds your spot.

REFUND POLICY: A full refund is given if the class does not make (not enough students) and or if the instructor is not able to teach the course. If the student cannot attend the course I will apply your payment to the next available course scheduled within a 6 month period.

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Painterly Images COMING SOON! Learn how to create images that look more like a painting by using in -camera techniques and if desired finish with simple Photoshop layers.

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1 hr $45 & 2 hr $65

I love to learn!  I love sharing what I’ve learned with my students!  I love teaching Photography! 

We can create a personalized learning session so you get exactly what you want.

Have specific questions or want to learn a photography technique? The 1 hr private session is perfect.

Want a more detailed session and then go on a photo walk to practice? The 2 hr private session is what you need.

Mentor ship programs also available; I can guide you with real world advice on topics such as starting your own photography business to the process of creating your first Art exhibit. An example of a mentorship program is 5 weeks - 2 hrs sessions - 1 monthly fee.

Details please contact Gina Zhidov via e-mail contact@z-artscene.com

PAYMENT DUE: Full payment is due two weeks before first class. Please make sure you contact me Gina Zhidov contact@z-artscene.com if you need to make different arrangements. When you sign up for a class, it holds your spot.

REFUND POLICY: A full refund is given if the class does not make (not enough students) and or if the instructor is not able to teach the course. If the student cannot attend the course I will apply your payment to the next available course scheduled within a 6 month period.