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Basic Photography II: Getting your DSLR off the Auto Setting
“How did you do that?” That’s what others will ask you after taking this class. You’ll learn how to extend your photographic style, by using the light meter in your camera, taking control of the focus modes, and understanding the exposure triangle.Three workshops are designed to explore your creativity in new realms,First, is the most sought-after look in images: creating an out-of-focus background. This session is all about depth-of-field, bokeh, and best lenses for this effect. Second, is freezing time. We will revisit long exposure photography and it’s effects on capturing moving water, whether in daytime scenes, or in nighttime reflections, and learn what special filters are used to enhance effects.Third, is a workshop about how and when to use the two most common camera-assisted modes: Aperture Priority and Shutter [Time} Priority
Understanding what ISO to use and how Aperture and Shutter speed all work together completes the introduction to understanding the Exposure Triangle. You will receive a calculator to use (like training wheels) to help you understand how they all fit together. Ultimately, in manual mode, you will rely on the meter in your camera and your creative inspiration to make compelling images. Weather permitting we may go out and shoot the Moon’s Face.
-Bring your camera, your manual, and all your questions. Presentation notes will be available on-line.

Date: Mondays, March 27th - April 17th (NEW DATES)
Time: 6:15pm to 8:45pm
Prerequisites: a DSLR, Mirrorless 4/3rds, or digital camera with manual exposure control, Basic Photography I or equivalent
Limited to 8 participants
Fee: $99.00


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