Matthew Eric Lit

Copyright © 1995-2017 Matt Lit  ~  MattLitPhoto.com  ColoradoDogPhotography.com  HolgaToyCamera.com  ArapahoeBasinPhotos.com   FineArtAmerica.com

All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized use of photography prohibited by laws in the United States and Europe. Please respect my copyright and that of my students.

ART209 Advanced Digital Photography ~ Course Overview


  • Lots and lots of shooting assignments! 
  • Advanced color management from camera to computer to print
  • Advanced Photoshop including: 
    • ​Adjustment layers
    • Focus stacking
    • Stitching 
  • Advanced Lightroom techniques
  • Creating timelapses in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Open-ended curriculum to address student suggestions! 


Spring 2016

​​ONLINE & BRECKENRIDGE

Student Galleries...

​​​​ ~ BRECKENRIDGE ~

ART139 Digital Photography

5/30/2017 - 8/10/2017 

Tues & Thurs  7 - 9:35 p.m.

Breckenridge Campus 

(ART-139-BK01 SYN: 04881) Digital Photography I)


Register for Breckenridge:
Call: 970-453-6757

Colorado Mountain College   ~   Digital Photography

NEW!​​​​​ ~ BRECKENRIDGE ~

Digital Photography Two

5/30/2017 - 8/10/2017

Advanced Digital

Breckenridge Campus 
(ART-209  SYN: 04882) Digital Photography II)​


Register for Breckenridge:
Call: 970-453-6757

Fall 2015

ART209 Advanced Digital Photography ~ What you need


  • Digital camera able to shoot in Manual Exposure Mode, capture RAW file format and display Histogram. Not sure? Call Matt! 
  • Memory cards (more than one recommended...recommend: Lexar or Sandisk)
  • USB thumb drives (one or two at least 16GB)
  • ​(2) 1 TB external hard drives (MUST HAVE)


BOOK REQUIREMENT (NOTE: Not part of the eFollet system CMC uses!)


LINK: ​The Textbook of Digital Photography (3rd Edition)

ALTERNATE BOOK:The Wonders of Photography:

A resource for contemporary photographers



Copyright © 1995-2017 Respective students. Excessive watermarks are to protect my students from their images being copied or stolen due to posting it on my site. 

ART139 Basic Digital Photography ~ Course Overview


  • Basic Camera layout & menus
  • Aperture & Shutter as Creative Controls
  • ​F-stop & Shutter as Exposure Controls
  • ​Exposure meters, Zone System, Histogram
  • Composition & the Math behind the beauty
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Inside the Digital Camera
  • Basics of Adobe Bridge, Photoshop & Lightroom
  • Creative Photoshop Techniques


Colorado photographer & digital photography education

​​​​ ~ ONLINE  ~

ART139 Digital Photography

SELF-PACED w/ deadlines


(ART-139-DS21 (SYN: 04692) Digital Photography I)

CAMERA INFORMATION: YOU CAN NOT USE A CELL PHONE CAMERA FOR THIS COURSE!

  • D-SLR, Mirroless or Compact capable of settings (see above)

COMPARE CAMERAS: DPreview.com         Buying a D-SLR Camera

​COMPARE CAMERAS: DPreview.com: Buying a Mirrorless Camera

Course schedule at CMC  ~  SPRING 2017

ONLINE & BRECK

ART139 Basic Digital Photography ~ What you need


  • Digital camera able to shoot in Manual Exposure Mode, capture RAW file format and display Histogram. Not sure? Call Matt! 
  • Memory cards (more than one recommended...recommend: Lexar or Sandisk)
  • USB thumb drives (one or two at least 16GB)
  • ​(2) 1 TB external hard drives (MUST HAVE)


BOOK REQUIREMENT (NOTE: Not part of the eFollet system CMC uses!)


LINK: ​The Textbook of Digital Photography (3rd Edition)

ALTERNATE BOOK:The Wonders of Photography:

A resource for contemporary photographers



Photographer Matt Lit teaches every semester at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge and online for CMC's Isaacson School For New Media. 


He has taught at CMC since 1995 including:

  • Documentary Approach to Photographing People
  • Basic Photography ~ Film
  • Advanced Photography ~ Film
  • Multi-media Graphic Design


He is currently teaching: 

  • Basic Digital Photography (ART139) in Breckenridge and Online