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Fundamentals of camera operations and digital photography 101

$30 for general members $20 for Studio and Outdoor members.

Fundamentals of camera operations (DSLR)

This is a workshop to start using your digital camera and specially designed for the novice user who wants to know more then the program mode and those who are new to digital photography;

Short list of the content;

How a digital camera works (Basics)
Megapixels what it means

Digital photography 101
Exposure triangle explained:
- Aperture
- Shutterspeed
- ISO
Depth of field
The histogram
White balance

Lenses (classification)
Image stabilization / Vibration reduction

Camera button functions
- Mode dial
- Control dial
- Power (off/stand-by)
- ISO

Mode dial (With explanation what each mode is doing)
- Program or automatic mode
- Aperture priority
- Shutter priority
- Manual
- Portrait mode
- Landscape mode
- Close up/ Macro mode
- Sports mode
- Night portrait mode

Various menu systems (Settings and custom functions)
The build in camera flash
TTL what it is and how it works (Basics)
Autofocus and different focus modes
Difference between single shot, servo and continuous shooting
White balance introduction
Metering the light
Self timer
JPEG and RAW
Camera accessories
Camera maintenance
Digital media ( How big, how fast, format vs erase)
Digital darkroom (About freeware, lightroom and photoshop (elements)

To follow some of the instructions we ask you to bring your camera and your camera manual.

At the end of the workshop we will present a brief description for additional and more advanced workshops.

There is no practice shoot!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Class was well presented with a lot of information that was incredible useful.

    February 24, 2013

  • Cindy

    Great class. A lot of information in a couple hours; it was presented well. I now understand more about my DSLR camera and will put that knowledge to use. Thank you Klaas for the class and the information on the CD you gave us.

    February 22, 2013

  • Klaas

    There will be another class however no date has been determined yet.

    1 · February 21, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Wonderful. I look forward to it. Thank you

      February 22, 2013

  • Donna M.

    Great information! Can't wait to put it to use.

    February 22, 2013

  • Julie F.

    I won't be able to attend. I hope you have another class soon!!

    February 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unable to attend due to school conferences. Would you offer this at a later date?

    February 18, 2013

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    Organizer/ Studio owner, Organizer,
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  • Klaas
    TCPG Studio Mentor/Member,
    Event Host
  • Donna M.
    TCPG Studio Member
  • A former member
  • A former member
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  • A former member

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