Training and Courses: Digital Photography

All the courses are offered on-site by Alex Leblanc, according to demand. Should a course listed below be of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us so we may schedule a course. Courses are offered from September to June, Monday to Thursday evenings, between 4:30 pm and 9 pm, individually (one-on-one).

Please note that at this moment, course handouts can only be provided in French.

Introduction to digital photography

Duration: 4 hours (two sessions of 2 hours each)
Cost: $220 ($100 for each additional participant)

This introductory course is the most popular offered at the studio. Have you just got a new camera, or do you want to understand the various modes of your camera? This course is ideal for you. We will cover the basic concepts of photography such as aperture, shutter speed, ISO and depth of field. In addition, manipulation techniques, image management as well as the basic rules of composition will be discussed.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $150 ($80 for each additional participant)

Do you like photos taken at night of store windows, city nightscapes, street lights or streaks of light from car headlights, but have never succeeded in capturing these images correctly? If you would like to become an expert in Night Lights, this course is for you. You will learn the techniques for long exposures, low light photography and the use of the portable flash.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $150 
($80 for each additional participant)

Urban photography, also known as street photography, captures scenes of life, places and moments. This two-hour training is intended as a photo safari in downtown Ottawa to learn how to capture the moment on picture as well as innocuous places that often go unnoticed by most passersby.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $150 
($80 for each additional participant)

The key to photography is light. This course is designed to fully exploit the natural ambient light and adjust how we think of the image in terms of light sources. In addition, during the workshop, the composition rules will be overviewed and applied to the pictures to get the best results.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $160 
($80 for each additional participant)

Outdoor photography is done by many photographers, but oftentimes not well understood. It is often a mix of several techniques such as macro photography, long exposures and moving-subject photography. The course will take the format of a photo safari in Gatineau Park.