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Introduction to Photography 101



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Introduction to Photography

This beginners workshop introduces the fundamentals of photography during a walking tour of the beautiful Balboa Park. If you just bought a camera or are new to photography and want to learn how to take beautiful photos, this workshop is for you. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of exposure and composition techniques that will open the door to endless photographic possibilities. This is a hands on learning experience and a wonderful opportunity to capture beautiful photos of one of San Diego's most scenic areas under the instruction of experienced professional photographers.

This workshop will cover:

How cameras work

Camera controls and functions

Lenses

Filters & Accessories

The importance of light

Using shutter speed to control motion

Using aperture to control depth of field

White balance

Basic composition techniques

 

This workshop takes place outdoors and involves a little walking, so we recommend that you dress comfortably.

Don't forget to bring your camera, lenses, charged batteries, and memory cards.

We recommend that you have a DSLR camera or an advanced point and shoot camera with shutter priority and aperture priority modes. We do not rent equipment.

 

Notes:

If you purchased a deal voucher for this workshop through AmazonLocal, Groupon, UT, or Living Social, please bring and present your printed or smartphone voucher when you arrive at the workshop.

If you did not purchase a deal voucher, the price for this class is $98 and payments must be made when you arrive at the workshop.


Please RSVP for this workshop if you plan on attending. This workshop requires a minimum of 7 people to commence. If 7 people do not sign up for this workshop by the 10:00 am of the date of the workshop, the workshop will be canceled.


If you joined the waiting list for this class, you will be automatically added to the attendance list only if an attending member changes their RSVP to "not going." If you do not get to attend this class, please feel free to sign up for a future date. If you are an attending member and you cannot make it to this class, please change your RSVP to "not going" so that a waiting member can take your spot.

 

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  • Ji-Hyun K.

    I enjoyed this class a lot!! Wasn't sure how much I'll learn in 3 hours and Nick and Don did a great job of cramming a lot of information very effectively. If I want to learn more in advanced areas, I'll definitely come back! :)

    June 30, 2014

  • Donald C.

    Members, Please see the e-mail we sent you with important notes for this class. You can also access these notes at the following link.
    http://www.meetup.com/sdphotographyworkshop/messages/boards/thread/33486752/0/#[masked]

    Here is the link to download the handouts for this class. You can print the handout and bring it to the workshop but it is not required. We do recommend taking notes though.
    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1oqswh3eyfqqo01/AAB-fQ18cSxXv-wt5V3gxS0va

    June 27, 2014

  • Donald C.

    If you joined the waiting list for this class, you will be automatically added to the attendance list only if an attending member changes their RSVP to "not going." You will receive a notification email immediately. If you do not get to attend this class, please feel free to sign up for a future date. If you are on the waiting list, you may want to sign up for a future date just to be safe. If you are an attending member and you cannot make it to this class, please change your RSVP to "not going" ASAP so that a waiting member can take your spot.
    Thank you.

    April 26, 2014

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