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Learn Fundamentals of Photography at WKCTC

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering a five-week class to teach the fundamentals of photography beginning in May. Class instructor Jim Ethridge will cover topics such as camera types, ISO and exposure settings, composition, lighting, types of photography, and more.

Ethridge owned and operated a portrait/wedding photography business for fifteen years. He worked as photographer for several books including

  • Paducah, Kentucky: A Center for Culture and Commerce, which celebrates the 65th Anniversary of the Paducah Chamber of Commerce and was published by Turner Publishing
  • In Your Backyard, an article in the fall 2001 issue of Nature Photographer Magazine.

Ethridge has also won several local photography contests. Photographic Fundamentals will be held each Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. in the Emerging Technology Center, room 112. Class dates are Tuesday, May 22, Tuesday, May 29, Tuesday, June 5, Tuesday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 19. A short field trip is also planned.

The cost for the five classes is $85. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera. Call 270-534-3335 to register.