NEW CAMERA? Digital Basics! 6/10


This is for the 6/10, Tuesday meeting.

Intimidated by the complexity of your new (OR old!) camera? In this meetup we can discuss the meaning of many of the most important symbols and controls AND where they might be useful to the curious photographer.

For more experienced photographers we can answer questions about features you HAVEN'T YET USED on your camera, but want to know how and when.

We'll define camera controls in terms of the BENEFITS they bring to some of the picture improvements you want to make.

We'll also discuss some camera settings and techniques useful for casual shooting, parties, events.

Want BRIGHTER pictures? DARKER pictures? SHARPER pictures? Are you MISSING shots because your camera didn't take the photo WHEN you wanted?  We'll demonstrate remedies.

Concepts and controls: Exposure compensation, aperture, shutter, ISO, M, A, S, P, Av, Tv, histogram, autofocus vs. manual focus, Full Auto mode vs. Program mode, soft focus backgrounds, built-in flash

Please note: No-shows continue to be a PROBLEM. No-shows push SERIOUS attendees onto the waiting list, and prevent good folks from attending.  If you sign up, please PROMPTLY CHANGE YOUR RSVP if your plans change. I shall drop members from the group who choose not to comply with this request.



Please note: There's no charge for the meeting, but donations are welcome to keep the meetings (and PG&E) going. Thanks for your concern and consideration. 

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  • Linh G

    This meet up was so informational. I learned a lot and now have a better understanding of the basic functions of my camera!! Highly recommend this to any beginners!!

    June 10, 2014

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