Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Enrollment: six photographers max.
Objective: Fun with your camera. Use of aperture to properly expose images, control sharpness and control depth of field. :-)
Workshop Materials: One handout and I will be white boarding all concepts. Please feel free to photograph my whiteboards to take back home with you for further study.
Subject: This workshop will cover how to properly expose your image by using both the manual settings and automatic settings of your digital camera or the automatic settings. Here's the format and the topics covered:
Meet at 6:30 PM at Star Bucks at North Hills Plaza 4421 Six Forks Road 116, Raleigh, NC (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4421+Six+Forks+Road+116%2C+Raleigh%2C+NC)
6:30 to 6:45 meet and greet.
6:45 to 7:15 PM cover keeping a static shutter speed and adjusting ISO and f-stop in order to properly expose your image.
7:15 to 7:45 PM aperture/f-stop relation to depth of field. That's to say that when you set your f-stop how it relate to how much foreground and background stays in focus in relation to your subject. Can you say bokeh?
7:45 to 8 PM We can utilize what we have learned and practice shooting salt and pepper shakers in order to test our to not only properly expose our images, but to also control sharpness and depth of field.