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Introduction to Photography at the Garden

May 7, 2022 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

In this four-week program using the beauty of the garden as your muse, you’ll learn the basics of photography. Each week will feature indoor classroom learning and outdoor practice.

Week 1: Understanding the Basics of a Camera

  • Camera parts and functions
  • Lenses
  • Modes
  • Short list of functions
  • Review of phone cameras
  • Practice

Week 2: Exposure

  • Focus and lighting
  • Understanding exposure
  • White balance
  • Practice

Week 3: Composition

  • Framing and positioning: rule of thirds
  • Effects of breaking the rules
  • Negative space and space to breathe
  • Angling and its effects
  • Use of light, angles, and positioning
  • Practice

Week 4: Practice and Review Please bring your own camera and/or smart phone. A small sampling of cameras will be provided for practice.

Program Schedule

Saturdays, May 7 through 28, 1 to 3 p.m.

Safe Program Access

To ensure the safety of our participants and instructors, all staff, volunteers, and participants will be required to wear masks indoors and and maintain physical distancing.

You will also be asked to complete a mandatory paperless COVID-19 Self-Assessment prior to your participation. Please review our Health and Safety Policies and Refund Policy and Terms of Agreement.

This is an Adult Education program at TBG. All participants must be 16+.

We appreciate your support and cooperation.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 7 at 12:00pm.


May 7, 2022
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Event Category:
777 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, ON M3C 1P2 Canada