Intro to MANUAL Mode

Limited to 12 students.

What you will learn:
Camera Operation

• Understanding proper exposure

• Operating your camera in Manual modes (aperture priority, shutter priority, and full manual) and the benefits to doing so instead of using program modes (ie. portrait)

• Lenses (what lenses work best for what type of photography, dealing with distortion, and how to achieve that creamy blurred background look popular in portraiture)

Learning to see light

• Working with natural light (including reflectors and using the environment to your advantage)

• Working with on camera flash

• Using shadows and highlights to “sculpt” your subject and define shape/definition


• Rules of composition

• How to pose models and how different poses change the feel/mood of a photo

• Things to avoid/watch out for

• Getting creative with concepts (blur, film effects, movement, etc)

Please note: This meetup will NOT be cancelled due to lack of sign-ups. :)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I am not a photographer.

    September 19, 2013

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  • Studio O.
    Studio Owner, Organizer
    Event Host

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