Digital Camera Photography Bootcamp
This is an 8 session in 5 week (3 hour workshop in each session) course. This group of hands-on workshops is specifically designed to help enthusiastic digital photographers understand the technical aspects of digital photography, exposure, and artistic composition rules so that they can get the most from their digital camera. It is ideal for people with digital SLR or Mirror-less cameras who want to learn which settings are important, and how to adjust them in a wide range of situations.
Introduction to photography, how digital cameras work, digital photography workflow basics, auto focus versus manual focus, digital image optimization
ISO, Understanding camera setting modes and exposure controls, intro to using the Histogram.
Metering methods, reading a Histogram, using manual mode, White Balance.
Creative uses for aperture and shutter, depth of field and motion. Selective focus/shallow depth of field workshop.
Composition guidelines – rule of thirds, texture, color, point of view and seeing in shapes and forms, and Macro Photography guide line.
Photo Field Trip (three hours of outdoor photography with instructor). Practical exercises and refining composition and camera control.
Review field trip images, and Night Scene Photography Guide line.
Photo Field Trip for Night Scene Photography. Please bring your tripod.
Beginner. No previous photography experience required.
Maximum 9 participants.