Private Digital Photography Education

Digital Photography Education basics

Private instruction for individuals, small groups and corporate groups. I can design a course specific to your needs including digital photography education basics, photography education basic photography workflow asset management: 

  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Basics of Adobe Software:
    • Lightroom
    • Photoshop
    • Bridge
  • Vision & Creative Approach

View student galleries and see work from basic-level students after a semester of learning with me.

Course Information


Basic Digital Photography topics covered:

  • 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

Photographer  Matt Lit teaches digital photography education basics privately and in small groups to fit your schedule. Courses can be custom tailored for you or your small group:

  • Half-day, single or multiple
  • Weekends (Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday all day)
  • Weekends (Saturday & Sunday all day)

Lessons taught: 

  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Vision & Seeing: The Passion & the Art of Photography

Equipment Needed

Camera Equipment needed


  • D-SLR, mirrorless or compact capable of:

• Manual Exposure

• Display of Histogram

  • Multiple memory cards


  • Laptop (newer, faster is better)
  • Software
    • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop/Lightroom, Bridge)

Vision & Seeing topics covered:

  • Compositional guidelines
  • Adapting your vision & Seeing how the camera sees
  • Focal length to capture your vision
  • Getting it right IN the camera, not fixing it in Photoshop
  • Seeing light & learning to meter to capture what you see
  • Manipulating lighting for outdoor portraiture
  • Metering, the Zone System & your Histogram
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