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Edmonton Photography Lessons and Workshops

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Photography Workshops, Classes and Lessons for 2008

Dale Hudjik held a beginners digital photography workshop SATURDAY April 12th at the Strathcona Public Library in Edmonton, Canada.

Dale is planning more workshops soon. In the meantime email to enquire about possible topics and dates.

Learn from an experienced photographer and instructor with a passion for the art of photography. Regarding Dale's work one observer commented: "Dale Hudjik is a poet! His very soul shows through his photography."

The workshop is intended for beginners. Enrollment is limited to 6 participants. The workshop is tailored to all participant levels and needs. While you will be exposed to the language of photography and computers, everything that you need to know will be explained in everyday English. There will be plenty of time to use your camera and ask questions one-on-one. 3 months of occasional online help is provided after the course.

When: April 12, 2008 9am to 3pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Where: Strathcona Libary Meeting Room; Cost: $250

Dale's teaching style is tell/show/do. He will give a brief lecture/discussion and then give you a bit of time to go out and practice. This is repeated throughout the day with a break for lunch.

Basic Digital Photography Course Outline:

  1. Photography and the Internet
  2. Types of Digital Cameras (difference between 'point and shoot' camera and a dSLR)
  3. Composition
  4. The 'How To's of Landscape, Portrait, Architectural, Night, Sports and other types of photography
  5. The Anatomy of a Camera (Batteries, Flash Memory, CCD, CMOS, Lens, etc.)
  6. Manual Camera Controls (White Balance, ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed, etc.)
  7. Digital Files (jpg, tif, raw)
  8. Tips for Photo Editing
  9. Camera Bags, Tripods
  10. Filters and other topics

The instructor is a photographer based in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. Not only has he had a number of solo exhibitions of his work, he is a curator of significant collections of Canadian photography. His latest exhibition is “Sharing Our Places” which was introduced at The Works Arts and Design Festival.

Whether you are a beginner with a new digital camera, a long-time film photographer who would like to become proficient with digital cameras and software or a serious photographer with a passion for sharing your vision, He would love to have the opportunity to teach you photography.

His workshops are full of exercises that are fun and teach you important lessons in how to see and how to use your camera. When you learn by doing you understand and remember what you learn more fully.

Last year's workshops...

Introduction to Digital Photography - 1 morning: July 21 and August 18, 2007

Photographic Thinking - 2 afternoons: July 21/Aug 4 and Aug 18/Sept 1

Sun Photography (Cyanotypes) - 1 morning: Aug 4 and Sept 1

Workshop Details

Introduction to Digital Photography

Ideal for someone with a new digital camera or someone experienced with film cameras but needs an introduction to digital techniques.

Dates Offered: July 21st and August 18 (1 morning)
Duration: 9:30am-Noon

  • Important Components of a Digital Camera
  • Types of Cameras
  • Researching a New Camera
  • Downloading your Photos
  • Options for Viewing
  • Composition Tips


A good complement to the Introduction to Digital Photography or a great workshop for those already experienced using their digital camera.

Dates Offered: July 21/Aug 4 and Aug 18/Sept 1 (2 afternoons)
Duration: 1:30pm-4pm

  • Digital Cameras Q&A
  • Still Life/Product Photography
  • People
  • Landscape
  • Architecture
  • Photography&The Internet
  • Principles of Exposure/Focus
  • Principles of B&W
  • Principles of Color
  • Composition
  • Optional photographic exercise between classes


“A process invented by the discoverer of galaxies and updated for the age of digital photography.” A great course for a creative person---or just for fun.

Dates Offered: Aug 4 and Sept 1 (1 morning)
Duration: 9:30am-Noon

  • About Cyanoprints
  • Preparing the Chemicals
  • Making a “Digital Negative”
  • Print Making