USC: Continuing and Professional Education

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Photography After Dark - Nighttime Photography


This will be an exciting class and a natural progression of photography skills for Carolina Classroom students who have taken the Introduction and Intermediate Photography classes. Digital photographers with a good understanding of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed will also benefit from this class. 

Necessary equipment includes a tripod and an electronic cable release or remote to fire the camera. If you don’t have this equipment, please contact after registering for the class and we will direct you to the best place to purchase what you need.

*It is recommended to take the Introduction to Digital Photography course before enrolling in this course.



Upcoming Sessions

 Course: PD16-2138: Photography After Dark - Nightime Photography
 Dates: Thursday: 10/06/16 - 10/27/16
 Times: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Fee: $95.00
 Session(s): 4
 Notes: The course location and directions will be emailed approximately one week before the course begins.

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Meet the Instructor 

John Wrightenberry     John Wrightenberry

John Wrightenberry is an award winning professional photgrapher with over 100 awards recognizing his photographic talent.  Graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1987 with a degree in Media Arts, John began his professional photography career shooting freelance assignments and managing Columbia Photo Supply's color, B&W and E6 photo labs.  He has taught numerous portrait and lighting classes at professional photography workshops. 

Through the years, John studied with some of photography's greatest nationally known talents.  His photography experiences and education allows him to create portraits and document weddings that combine traditional methods mixed with fashion and photojournalism.  John's work has been published in Professional Photographers of America's Loan Collection, The New York Times, The State, Columbia Metropolitan Magazine, numerous wedding publications, and he is currently the cover story photographer of Columbia Home and Garden Magazine.  John was also one of five photographers chosen to document "A Day in the Life of USC" year after year. 

John has served as President and Chairman of the Board of The Professional Photographers of South Carolina.  He currently serves as one of three appointed South Carolina Counselors for Professional Photographers of America and as School Director of South Carolina's Lamaar Williamson School of Professional Photography.


If you would prefer to register by phone, please contact us at (803) 777-9444.


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