This introductory class is for people with a digital SLR camera who are interested in learning how to successfully use their camera beyond automatic/program modes. The class concentrates on the 5 most essential camera settings that have the most impact on the look of a photograph: focal length, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and white balance. We also discuss how to interpret the image histogram, a camera feedback mechanism, and use that information to adjust and optimize image exposure for the next shot. Students learn how to adjust these settings using their own camera and do some quick practice exercises to reinforce what they've learned.
For those with limited time, or those who want to learn at a more relaxed pace, this is a helpful quick start approach and a cheaper option than covering this material as a private lesson.
In addition to classroom learning, participants will have the opportunity to practice what they've learned by conducing photography experiments indoors.
The features and concepts discussed are relevant to all digital cameras including many point-and-shoot cameras and all digital SLR cameras.
Early Bird Discount: $99 if registered by January 7, 2017, $125 if registered after January 7, 2017
Bring a Friend -- a 2nd participant registering at the same time qualifies for a discount of $20
Student Rate (age 16+): $79 if registered by January 7, 2017, $99 if registered after January 7, 2017 (please provide copy of valid student id)Workshop does not include lodging or transportation. Participants meet on site. Lodging recommendations and suggested equipment list will be provided upon registration.