March 24, 2013 · 2:00 PM
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This is going to be a long and in-depth lecture covering a LOT of material. Be prepared to spend about two to three hours with this seminar. Write down and bring your questions with you.
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Understanding exposure and how the dSLR camera interprets light are very difficult concepts beginning photographers have a hard time grasping. This seminar will get you thinking about how your camera interprets light and how to record it properly.
ABOUT THIS SEMINAR: We will concentrate on how light is translated into a photograph. You will learn...
- the elements of proper exposure (exposure triangle).
- how to properly set shutter speed, aperture and ISO to get proper exposure.
- the difference between correct exposure and creatively correct exposure.
- the differences between aperture based and time based exposures.
- when to use priority modes and why.
- what conditions affect your meter so you can compensate exposure.
- why you can't fully rely on your built-in meter.
I will also cover...
- how to use exposure tables and calculators.
- exposure dynamic ranges and how to extend them.
WHAT TO BRING: Since this is a lecture bring a notepad and pen to take notes. While we won't be shooting, do bring your camera as it makes following along with some of the examples easier (metering, setting ISO/aperture/shutter, etc.).
You can also download and bring with you both the Exposure Calculator and Exposure Wheel found in the 'files' section of this site if you don't have one.
Bottled water will be made available.
ABOUT THE VENUE: This is a secure building we have been given access to. Our member, Angela, has courteously facilitated the use of the conference room for this lecture. Please be mindful that she has to man the security door in order for people to gain entrance and it would be unfair to her to be waiting on people. Please make every effort to arrive within the half hour before the start of the lecture.