Intermediate Photography

This course is an extension of the introductory course, also 8 weeks, with a focus on effective use of flash for portraiture, night photography, HDR, strategies to boost your creative photography and more. Some sessions are in the classroom, some are on location. Models are part of some sessions. Practice opportunities are provided in every session.  The course includes one Saturday outing in addition to the eight sessions. Students who have not had the introductory course but have a good understanding of basic exposure settings are welcome.

In Brief

  • Fee: $395
  • 8 weeks, classroom based in Langley and Surrey
  • Next offered in April / May 2021

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  • Flash photography: learning to use flash so no one can tell
  • Portraiture: making photographs of family and friends that are keepers
  • Night photography: creating special effects when the sun goes down
  • Editing your photos: An introduction to editing your images to bring out their best
  • On Finding Creativity: This topic is a focus that weaves throughout the course.
  • Other topics include: advanced focusing techniques, HDR (high dynamic range),and more.

Includes 8 weekly sessions, notes from each week, work with models, one Saturday outing, online image reviews, extensive support. Click here for complete course details. Essential accessories are a tripod and an accessory flash (speedlight) that attaches to the camera hotshoe. Here is a recommendation for a  speedlight flash..

  • Langley (Tuesdays) 
    – 8 consecutive Tuesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
    – includes one Saturday outing
    – at Brookswood Secondary School, 20902 – 37A Ave, Langley
  • Surrey (Thursdays)
    – 8 consecutive Thursday evenings, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
    – includes one Saturday outing
    – at Lord Tweedsmuir Seconday School 6151 180 St, Surrey.

Important things to know

  • Other than a camera and lens, participants will need a tripod and a speed light flash. Click for a flash recommendation.
  • Of the eight classroom sessions, three of them are on location and not in the classroom. Students are encouraged to car pool.


Next offering is April/May 2021.

Intermediate Photography is offered once per year in the spring (March to May) on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Click here to be notified when registration opens.