Learn Photography Basics at WKCTC
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering a five-week class to teach the fundamentals of photography beginning next month.
Photographic Fundamentals will be held Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Emerging Technology Center, room 112. Class dates are August 14, 21 and 28, and September 4 and 11. A short field trip is also planned for this class.
The cost for the five classes is $85. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera.
Call 270-534-3335 to register.
Class instructor Jim Ethridge will cover topics such as camera types, ISO and exposure settings, composition, lighting, types of photography, and more.
Ethridge owned and operated a portrait/wedding photography business for fifteen years. Photographs by Ethridge have been used in several books including: "Paducah, Kentucky: A Centerfor Culture and Commerce," which celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Paducah Chamber of Commerce and was published by Turner Publishing and "In Your Backyard," an article in the fall 2001 issue of Nature Photographer Magazine. Ethridge has also won several local photography contests.