We have created a program that develops your current knowledge and skills to become a better photographer in one week. Learn to shoot like a pro photographer in our incredible, world class facilities where athletes and much much more is just waiting to be photographed. Our expert staff will guide your creative dreams into reality.
Based on your individual needs and ability, your camp week may include learning basic to advanced composition, exposure, focus, lighting, and then editing your photographs in lightroom and photoshop.
Woodward West also provides you with the opportunity to work with some of the most current gear in the industry - fisheye and telephoto lenses, light meters, and professional flash equipment. Our professional instructors and pro photographers will guide and assist you in shooting photos of pro athletes and models in a studio setting or in camps action packed environment. Download your images and learn to edit like a pro on apple iMac computers during the week. and you will combine your talent and skills to showcase your work in our friday night digital media camp arts festival, where you will also receive a certificate of completion.
DSLR Camera and lens, batteries (we recommend 2), charger, appropriate camera to computer connector cables, camera bag, and tripod (recommended). If you ride a bike, skateboard, or inline bring the equipment for your sport of choice and all pads. (helmet, elbow and knee pads)
Apple iMac computers, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Lightroom software. Studio lighting backdrops, flashes and pocket wizards.
Camera loans from Woodward West are based on availability so we do recommend you provide your own camera equipment.
Woodward's Digital Media Camp puts you face to face with the very people who shoot your favorite action sports videos, shoot your favorite photos, and design your favorite ads. These videographers and photographers are here to help you improve your media skills. Be sure to check out the list of past year digital media visiting guests and confirmed guests for the up and coming year. (SEE OUR DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIAL GUEST PAGE)
The DMC Arts Festival is the grand finale to the Digital Media Camp experience. A red carpet ceremony with certificates of completion. Woodward Films internships as well as Target and Tap Awards are presented to campers during the festival. Photo campers display their 10 best images from their week in our photo gallery. Video campers will premier their 3-minute videos on our big screen with all their friends and fans present.
The DMC Arts Festival is a relaxing experience where you reminisce about the week you spent at camp with your new friends, display your hard work, and learn more about setting up an event to showcase your work. Now you can go home, produce content and set up your own premiere. Woodward Digital Media camps takes you from the bare basics to a full premier in 5 days. An experience you will take with you for a lifetime. Come join us this summer!
Woodward West just might be the best backdrop on the west coast for your creative mind. With top of the line digital equipment, there is no limits on what you can create here at Woodward West. Get immersed in our Apple Imac computer lab, shoot green screen in the Woodward West studio, or take your camera to shoot some of the best athletes the world has to offer. With the beautiful California mountains and sunsets, and this world-class facility you can create whatever your mind dreams up.
Digital Media Campers get the best of both worlds here at Woodward West. While you will spend a good amount of time shooting and editing the action sports facilities and events will be open and available for you. You will have plenty of time to spend on the sport of your choice when you are not working within your digital media program!