3 Hour Outdoor Introduction to Digital Photography Workshop

This is an outdoor workshop for beginners that typically runs twice per month on Sunday mornings from 9 am-12 am.

Workshop Fee: $150

What You Will Learn:

1.  Welcome and Introductions  (during this time I will collect any payments or coupons)

2.  Some Warm Up Shooting

3.  Camera Basics:

  • How to hold the camera (viewfinder vs. live view)
  • Selecting a Shooting Mode
  • How to Focus  (Auto, Manual, One Shot, AI Focus, AI Servo)
  • File Types and Sizes
  • Picture Styles / Picture Controls
  • Displaying an Image (play, zoom, move, Exif data, histograms)
  • White Balance

4.  Exposure:

  • The Exposure Triangle  (ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture)
  • Hand holding rule
  • How to evaluate a histogram
  • How to use EXIF Data to improve a photo
  • How to use exposure compensation

5.  Exposure Exercises Worksheet

6.  How to shoot in:

  • Program Mode
  • Shutter Priority Mode
  • Aperture Priority Mode
  • Manual Mode

7.  Shoot a

  • portrait
  • group shot
  • landscape
  • wildlife
  • close-up
  • s-curve
  • pattern
  • color
  • leading line
  • blur or freeze action

Notices:

This workshop must have at least 4 people registered to run.  If it doesn’t run due to the number of people registered you will have to register for another date that has at least 4.

If inclement weather occurs on the day of a workshop it will be cancelled and you can sign up for a future date listed on this site.

Please remember to bring your camera with a fully charged battery and the camera’s manual.  If you have a tripod please bring it as well.

Also if you are using a GPS to get to this address it sent some people to town hall which is right up the street from the library, so please make sure you are in the library parking lot.

***Please download and print these files before the workshop. They are excerpts from my e-book which can be purchased from morethanasnapshot.com

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Very informative

    January 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was such a great class!

    1 · January 20, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    This was awesome! I understand my camera more then I ever did! I'm excited to put this to practice and plan on attending more workshops! Thank you Gary for your shared knowledge and patience for a beginner like me!

    1 · January 20, 2013

  • Krista

    I gave this class 4 stars because I learned so much. It was too cold to stay and practice but I would have liked more "application of what we learned. It was a great beginner class and Gary is a knowledgeable and patient teacher.

    1 · January 20, 2013

  • Gary

    Don't forget to wear boots, there is still snow out in the woods. Also don't forget to print the files above, although it's not a big deal if you don't have them tomorrow.

    January 19, 2013

    • Chris C.

      Unfortunately, I am unable to print anything.

      January 19, 2013

  • Chris C.

    I have a groupon to pay for tomorrow's class but I can't get it to print on my printer. Do you have any suggestions? Can I email it to you?

    January 19, 2013

    • Gary

      Ok try to email it to [masked]

      January 19, 2013

  • Emily D.

    Hi! I had bought a groupon for this class back in the fall and the couple of sundays I signed up for were canceled due to the weather... I then was unable to do Sundays because of a seasonal job. This sunday is my last day at the job but I noticed that its also the expiration date on the Groupon. Is there any chance of extending the expiration date, as a rain check? Im still really interested in this class.
    Thanks!
    Emily

    January 19, 2013

  • Gary

    I've also made some changes to the workshop format based on previous comments. I think these changes will help us focus more on the things new photographers really need to know. These topics should also apply to all cameras, point & shoot or digital. Plus I think there will be more shooting time, but we'll have to see how it goes time wise.

    Please see this link above in the notices section:

    ***Please download and print these files before the workshop. They are excerpts from my e-book which can be purchased from morethanasnapshot.com

    January 18, 2013

  • Gary

    It looks like the weather will be ok for Sunday so I opened up some more spots.

    January 18, 2013

  • Denise G.

    Just called and spoke to you - will be using my Groupon and attending the class on Jan. 20.

    January 16, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    Thank you!

    January 14, 2013

  • Gary

    ok, your first on the list.

    January 14, 2013

  • Tracy P.

    If any spots open please email me I'm very interested!

    January 14, 2013

  • Gary

    If the weather looks good I will open up 5 more spots as we get closer to this date.

    1 · January 12, 2013

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