This two-session course will provide the foundation and knowledge needed for creating great photos with your interchangeable lens digital camera.
Session 1: Understanding Your Camera:
Learn about all your camera controls and auto exposure and focus control, white balance, exposure bracketing, camera handling, ISO control, spot, selective and matrix metering. Stop action or create motionDepth of field and the use of lenses, tripods, and filters. Learn hot to take black and white photos and control the contrast. Field Trip:
Composition, the art of using light and color to enhance your photos. Backlighting and how to use it to improve your photos. Get the best close-ups with your equipment. Shutterbug instructor to guide you on the field trip and to answer questions about your photo gear
Session 2: Trip Review and Flash:
Bounce and fill flash techniques. Class disscussion of photos taken on the field trip. Question and Answer. Review methods learned/practiced on the field trip.