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

Instructor: Jess Thompson

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  • Roxanne G.

    I thought the class was well presented. I left inspired and anxious to get to another meetup. I even went back to the store and upgraded my camera!

    September 21, 2012

  • AnnMarie

    Very informative

    September 20, 2012

  • Harriet G.

    I will be attending wednesday
    the 19th I have already paid
    my entry. My friwnd Yvonne
    said she learned a lot.

    September 13, 2012

  • matthew p.

    hi, this is a gift for my wife but i put it in my name....katie pivovar is her name..if this is a problem please contact 2032311451...thanks....matthew

    September 8, 2012

  • Jesse T.

    DUE TO A GOOD AMOUNT OF SIGN UPS OVER THE COUNTER THIS CLASS IS FILLING UP. SIGN UP SOON OR LOOK FOR ANOTHER UNIT THE END OF OCTOBER, WHICH WILL PROBABLY BE THE LAST UNTIL JANUARY. JT

    September 6, 2012

  • Ed "Mr. R" R.

    DOF!...the way to focus lost in auto cameras. "Way back when" the range of DOF was marked on manual setting lenses in little red zones. I still focus using apperture piority...pinpoint focus on the main sbject, THEN set the most wide open app setting, THEN set shutter speed to compensate. This is what makes a subject pop out from the background. ISO (ASA) is more useful the darker the light gets. Once I had to carry 2 or 3 cameras with different films of fast and slow ISO.....don't get me started. Jesse will explain it all in two hours.

    August 30, 2012

  • Jesse T.

    2hrs 7 to 9pm.

    August 25, 2012

  • Marianne H.

    Hi Jess,
    I am not a beginner but certainly could learn more about some of these topics. How long is this class?

    August 24, 2012

20 went

Your organizer's refund policy for Beginning DSLR class

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled

Additional notes: Please contact me if you miss class regarding a refund.

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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