2017 Workshop Dates

Jan 23-Feb 27 Basic Digital Photography (6pm-7:30pm), Mondays July 15, 2017 Basic Digital Photography (9am-2pm)

Click here to Sign Up Today

Exploring / Basic Digital Photography

Who is this class for?

Anyone with a camera, who wants to learn more about their equipment and what it can do.  The class covers how a camera operates, and fundamentals of photography.   Here's what you will learn:

  • What do all those knobs and buttons do, and what the heck is an F-stop?Choosing the right focus modes for still or moving subjects Introduction to Digital PhotographyIntroduction to Digital PhotographyIntroduction to Digital Photography
    • Control depth of field (and get that nice background blur)
    • Control motion blur and camera shake
    • Choosing the best ISO
    • Why and how to read your histogram​
  • Should you shoot RAW or JPEG and why?
  • 10 quick tips to improve your photography
  • The secret to getting tack sharp photos
  • Tripod, Flashes and Lenses...Oh my!
  • Photographing Flowers and landscapes
  • Photographing Kids
  • Photographing Sports (hint...it ain't cheap)
  • Making people look their best

What should you bring?

  • Your camera (bet you didn't see that one coming!)
  • Flashes and tripods are welcomed and encouraged
  • Questions
  • A sense of humor, because we are gonna have some fun
  • Your camera manual.  Although camera all function on the same basic principles, menus and button locations are different from model to model.  

​Pre Class Assignment..At a minimum please practice setting your shutter speed, aperture, and ISO before class.

What's included?

Workbook with the class materials

Click here to Sign Up Today