Get to Know Your Camera

Prerequisites

None

Cost

FREE!

Locations

Brooklyn Public Library, Central (Grand Army Plaza)
Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots (East NY)
Brooklyn Public Library, Coney Island
Brooklyn Public Library, DeKalb (Bushwick)

Total Hours

2.00 hours

Photo: William Bayreuther

Courses typically open one month before the start date.

Is a course sold out? Fill out our Waitlist Form and we'll contact you if there's an opening.

Learn how to use your camera’s features to create beautiful digital images. We’ll cover digital photography basics like camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop. You’ll also learn composition theory, shot types, and picture formats that work best in video projects.

Limited to 15 students (walk-ins welcomed). Please bring your own digital camera fully charged, with plenty of battery power and available memory to the class.

 

Brooklyn Public Library, Central (Grand Army Plaza)

January

Jan 30Thu @ 6:30-8:30pmCheck Availability

March

Mar 26Thu @ 4:00-6:00pmCheck Availability

April

Apr 28Tue @ 11:00am-1:00pmCheck Availability

Brooklyn Public Library, New Lots (East NY)

February

Feb 12Wed @ 5:45-7:45pmCheck Availability

Brooklyn Public Library, Coney Island

March

Mar 16Mon @ 1:00-3:00pmCheck Availability

Brooklyn Public Library, DeKalb (Bushwick)

April

Apr 7Tue @ 3:00-5:00pmCheck Availability

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PAYMENT & REGISTRATION

  • Students should bring their own headphones to monitor audio during in-class practice.
  • To successfully complete this program, students should have experience using a computer.
  • Money orders and checks (made out to BRIC) are accepted when registering for class in person.
  • Credit card payments are accepted online only.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the first class to complete your registration. 
  • You will not be permitted to take the class or receive a refund for your online payment if you do not meet the following qualifications prior to the first day of class:
    • Please provide proof of age with a valid, unexpired government-issued photo ID. 
    • This class is open to students over the age of 18 only.
    • FOR CERTIFICATION COURSES ONLY: In order to use the full power of your certification with BRIC, you must submit proof of Brooklyn residency. We've compiled a list of documents we accept to show that you're a Brooklyn resident: BRICartsmedia.org/POR.

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PROOF OF BROOKLYN RESIDENCY
For Cohort & Certification Courses Only

  • Why do I have to show that I'm a Brooklyn resident? 
    • If you do not show that you're a Brooklyn resident, you won't be able to use the full power of your certification with BRIC— which means that you won't have free access to our cameras, tripods, audio recorders, TV studios, or Adobe Creative Cloud.
    • FOR CERTIFICATION COURSES ONLY: You must submit proof of Brooklyn residency in order to get free access to equipment and studio time. We've compiled a list of documents we accept to show that you're a Brooklyn resident: BRICartsmedia.org/POR.

ABSENCE & CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Failure to alert us to your absence on the first day of class will forfeit your seat and a refund will not be issued.
  • Please call or email our education department at 718.683.9338 / classes@BRICartsmedia.org for any questions about payments, spot availability or for further assistance.
  • If you register for a course and are unable to attend the first session, you must contact our education department 24 hours prior to the start of the first class at 718.683.9338 / classes@BRICartsmedia.org.

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