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Introduction to Photography 102 (Manual Exposure for DSLRs)

Manual Exposure

This intro workshop is designed to get you familiar with the manual exposure mode on your camera so you can take complete control of your camera and be independent of automatic and semi-automatic modes. This workshop teaches the fundamentals of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, and how they work together and balance each other to achieve a properly exposed image. You will learn how to adjust each of these functions independently and use your camera's built-in light meter to properly balance them for an optimal exposure. 

This workshop is part classroom instruction with powerpoint and demonstrations integrated with outdoor camera exercises. If you have already taken our Introduction to Photography 101 Workshop, this class is the perfect follow up and will include some review and a ton of new information to get you moving forward in your photographic journey. This is a content-rich class, so we recommend bringing a notebook and a pen. We will provide handouts for you to follow along and take notes.

This workshop covers:

• The DSLR camera & recommended accessories

• Viewfinder features

• Understanding manual exposure

• Metering light to achieve a proper exposure

• Shutter, Aperture, and ISO in depth

• Controlling motion and depth of field

• White Balance

Bring your DSLR camera, lenses, battery, and memory card.

We will have water and coffee available, but feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages if you wish.

This class is 3 hours with a short break half way through.


Refund Policy:

• This class requires a minimum of 5 reservations to commence. If we do not receive the minimum number of RSVPs by 3:00 PM on the day before the workshop, the workshop will be cancelled or rescheduled, and payments will be immediately refunded. 

• We will gladly process a refund if you cancel up to 24 hours of the workshop. If you cancel within 24 hours or do not show up to the workshop, you will not receive a refund.

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  • Mary Ann W.

    I missed taking the Introduction to Photography 101. Can I still take this class without it? Or do you recommend taking the 101 class first?

    January 30

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Additional notes: This class requires a minimum of 5 reservations to commence. If we do not receive the minimum number of RSVPs by 3:00 PM on the day before the workshop, the workshop will be cancelled or rescheduled, and payments will be immediately refunded.

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