Beginning DSLR class


For owners of DSLRs (interchangeable lens cameras) looking for a grounding in photo technique and camera control for better pictures of people, places and things. Using original images I'll show you how and when to imploy different camera settings for effect and offer compositional tips and positioning strategies to improve your portrait, sport/action, landscape and even flash images. A great starter class for new owners or those looking to brush up on their basic skills.

Some of the topics covered include:

~ The importance and affects of shutters and aperture settings

~ Using wide angle or telephoto lenses for optimal effect

~ Photographing subjects indoors without flash

~ Creating balanced landscapes

~ Macro or close up technique

~ Learning to evaluate light

~ Setting ISO and white balance controls

~ Using your flash indoors and out

While this is not a shooting event I strongly suggest you bring your camera!

$29.95 per person contact the store to register without paypal

please include billing address and phone with your transaction

Instructor: Jess Thompson

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  • Liza S.

    I have never used a DSLR camera and only had basic knowledge of some terms like shutter speed and aperture, I didn't know what ISO was. But I learned what they were and got a lot out of the class. One of my most important questions was about close ups and lighting because I want to use this camera for my business and taking product shots, and I have a much better understanding of how that works now. From this class, which is basically a lecture presentation, you can start playing with features on your camera with some idea of what result you will get. Then you can choose classes where you learn to actually use techniques from there.

    September 14, 2013

  • Jesse T.

    Bob consider the exposure class next Thursday for more on the DSLR light meter.

    September 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I agree with Mike, in that it requires basic photography knowledge. I was expecting a "how to" for camera settings and the ISO-Aperature-Shutter triangle. I picked up a few tips so it was worthwhile to learn a few tips.

    September 12, 2013

  • Mike A.

    This was two hours packed with information and examples. It may be a beginning DLSR class, it is not a beginning photography class, so before you go it would be a good idea to have some idea of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and how they work together before you come in. You will get more out of the class.

    September 12, 2013

  • Jesse T.

    Irena there is one scheduled for Thursday October 3rd.

    September 12, 2013

  • Irena D.

    Will you be scheduling any more Beginning DSLR classes in the next few months? Would love to attend.

    September 12, 2013

  • Justin L.

    Would also love to attend if anyone cancels!

    September 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Please let me know if there are cancellations, I wold love to join!

    September 10, 2013

  • Phil H.

    We have had a number of sign ups over the counter today and class is full.

    September 10, 2013

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