Introduction to Photography 101

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Price: $79.00

Presidio Park

2727 Presidio Dr · San Diego, CA

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Group will meet on the grass in front of the Junipero Serra Mission.

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Introduction to Photography

This beginners workshop introduces the fundamentals of photography during a walking tour of the beautiful Presidio 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 your camera works

• Lenses

• Camera controls and functions

• Lens filters & accessories

• Equipment care

• Using shutter speed to control motion

• Using aperture to control depth of field

• 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 or mirrorless camera with shutter priority and aperture priority modes. We do not rent equipment.


The price for this class is $79 and payments must be made when you arrive at the workshop. If you purchased a deal voucher for this workshop through Groupon or Living Social, please bring and present your printed or smartphone voucher when you arrive at the workshop. We do not enforce expiration dates on deal vouchers.

This workshop requires a minimum of 7 people to commence. If 7 people do not sign up for this workshop by 5:00 pm on the day before the workshop, the workshop will be canceled.

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. 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.