Taking BETTER Photos with your Digital Camera – Part II


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Instructor, John Munno
Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24
6:30 pm - 8 pm

This class follows Taking BETTER photos with your Digital Camera, Part 1.  It covers more advanced camera use and settings including how to use manual mode.  How to use Live View, The ins and outs of lenses and cameras and which ones are best of your needs.  How to take better photos, using photography guidelines and rules of composition.  Seeing with the eyes of the camera.  Learning about light, direction, temperature and time of the day and how the camera sees vs. your eyes to be able to take more compelling and creative photos. Recommended camera is a digital DSLR or Mirrorless camera with various modes and functions.   (Class not recommended for cell phones)

Day 1 - Manual mode, Live View and other photography methods to address challenging lighting and focusing conditions - Learning to use manual mode and understanding the histogram and zone system to achieve better exposure of your photos. Use of Live View to achieve sharper focus and hard to reach shooting situations. Use of HDR photography for high contrast scenes

Day 2 - Cameras Cameras Cameras - Learn about the various cameras on the market including point and shoots, bride cameras, DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The pros and cons and which camera is best for you. 

Day 3 - All About Lenses - This class will go depth into the various lenses, their use and which ones are best for your camera and needs

Day 4 - Creating more creative and compelling images - How to take better photos, using photography guidelines and rules of composition.  Seeing with the eyes of the camera.  Learning about light, direction, temperature and time of the day and how the camera sees vs. your eyes to be able to take more compelling and creative photos.

The fee for this class is $90. Class size is limited to 8. This class is available to all students who have previously taken a class with John.

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