Inspired Photography

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Photographer explains basic camera functions and artistic concepts; intermediate course covers exposure and shooting in manual mode

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$64 for a two-week beginner-photography course (a $160 value) available from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Mondays, January 7 and 14
  • Tuesdays, January 8 and 15
  • Wednesdays, January 9 and 16
  • Mondays, February 25 and March 4
  • Tuesdays, February 26 and March 5
  • Wednesdays, February 27 and March 6<p>

$120 for a four-week intermediate photography course (a $300 value), available from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., held once per week for four weeks, starting on the following dates:

  • Monday, January 21
  • Tuesday, January 22
  • Wednesday, January 23
  • Monday, March 11
  • Tuesday, March 12
  • Wednesday, March 13<p>

$165 for both courses (a $460 value)

In beginner courses, novice photographers learn camera techniques such as basic settings and shooting in black and white before moving on to more artistic concepts, which include image composition and landscape photography. Month-long courses for more advanced shutterbugs cover topics such as understanding exposure and shooting in manual mode. During this course, students will also receive an introduction to camera equipment and macro- and night-photography techniques. Students should bring their own DSLR or point-and-shoot cameras to both courses along with fresh batteries and the camera manual. Both courses offer feedback on assignments, in-class discussion of images and techniques, and an on-location shoot for practice. Time for questions is also scheduled into both courses.<p>

Inspired Photography

Weddings are Kara Selby's passion. She's been the bride in one, a guest at several, and the lead photographer at more than 50 matrimonial celebrations. This extensive experience has imbued Kara with an instinctive understanding of these events as a whole, and has trained her to avoid common glitches, such as forgetting to blur the face of an undercover best man. With the help of other shutterbugs at Inspired Photography, Kara captures the intimate details of a bride's big day, from close-up shots of bridal jewellery and bouquets to posed portraits of the wedding party and candid shots of the couple's first dance.

Kara also exports her signature style to portrait photography, snapping heartwarming photos of pregnant mothers, newborns, and families. She frequently swaps traditional eye-level portraits for quirky canted angles and aerial shots of sleeping babies in colour and black and white. Her studio also plays host to playful boudoir shoots that often incorporate props ranging from stilettos and pearls to guitars and umbrellas.

Not content merely to stay behind the lens, Kara passes her substantial image savvy on to pupils via hands-on, in-studio workshops that help nascent photographers get acquainted with their camera’s operations and functions through interactive tutorials and by reading embarrassing diary entries from the operations manual.

Customer Reviews

The class was done exceptionally well and kept to the timeline. Very informative and responded well to all questions. 5* class.
Gwen K. · May 4, 2012
Kara, we love our pictures! Thank you!
Susan R. · May 4, 2012
Great class, thanks!
Janel O. · March 21, 2012
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    Central Business District

    210-B 2nd Ave. N.

    Saskatoon, SK S7K 2B5


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