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Obedience Training for your Camera - Tuesday Edition

(I'm not sure what happened, but this session got dropped from the calendar. So, I'm re-posting it...)

If you've never attended an Obedience Training for Your Camera workshop, you are invited to sit in, "kick the tires," and have some "aha moments". It's a "no obligation" visit where we discuss how to wrestle the best we can out of our camera. In a humorous nod towards dog training, we know that training is as much for the human as it is for the dog (er, camera).

We'll talk about how there are 5 predictable and distinct things that a viewer's eyes are compelled to do when looking at a photo AND that you know what they are AND that they mean the difference between merely mediocre and marvelously magnificent. That would put you in the driver's seat when deciding how and when to compose an image that is both visually and emotionally appealing, wouldn't it? Well, that's what we learn to do at Obedience Training for Your Camera.

OTFYC is a workshop series independent of MeetUp and the "Tuesday Edition" has about 6 regular, commited students, who are making noticeable, steady improvements in their photography. (So, ignore the numbers you see in the RSVP column. You'll have more company than that!

Come see why the "regulars" keep coming back. In addition to the content, it's a nice group with camaraderie.

For 8 months of the year, we meet on one Saturday per month (the 3rd Saturday), or on two Tuesdays per month (the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays). All meetings are at the Garden Ranch YMCA facility, in the conference rooms. Please RSVP for any class you wish to attend so I can advise you what to bring to enhance your learning experience; it varies according to date.

The first month is free. After that, there is a fee for this course. There are also several discounts available. (In addition to the course material, the costs cover meeting room fees, insurance and associated administrative items.)

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  • Sheri

    Who is teaching this now?

    September 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Sheri, come when you can. I'm reallly enjoying this class. Hope to see you on the next session 10/22

      October 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I always walk away with so much knowledge and a sense of accomplishment when leave this class. I'm really loving my camera more and more because I'm learning how to speak its language. I am connecting education & creativity to produce better images.

    October 9, 2013

  • Dave S.

    This coming Tuesday (10/8), we'll be reviewing images from the "line" topic in composition. (If you send me your images, I'll have them ready for viewing in the feedback section.) Also, we'll go into the "depth" topic (again for composition) and the 14 different devices for creating depth in an image. Plus, I'll be ready to answer any questions from the technical topics in earlier workshops. Next time (10/22), we'll continue from exposure compensation going into *flash* exposure compensation, plus we'll do an in-depth discussion of layers and masks for post-processing.

    October 3, 2013

  • Dave S.

    Hi Sheri, I'm teaching it for both the Tuesday and Saturday sessions. I invite you to stop in and check things out, meet me or ask others about the flow and pace.

    October 3, 2013

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  • Dave S.
    2014 'Early Bird' Donor & Event Leader,
    Event Host
  • Kim E.
    A Donor
  • Lindy W.
    A Donor
  • A former member
  • A former member

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