D-SLR Part 1-Beginners Workshop
Terms such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO will no longer seem mysterious as you learn what they are and how to use them to gain creative control over your images. The instructor will guide you in discovering how to maneuver through the different menu functions on your digital SLR camera. This class is great for the beginner who wants hands-on practice in learning to use his or her camera.
D-SLR Part 2-Composition Workshop
Here you will be introduced to the basics of composition, color theory and white balance. In addition, there will be out-of-class assignments that will help you to practice your newly gained technical knowledge. Gain confidence in your ability to create great photographic images by utilizing the basic rules of composition. This course will cover such terminology and guidelines as rule of thirds, leading lines and orientation. You will also become acquainted with different photographic styles such as portrait, landscape. Discover how to choose the most effective background for your subject as well as how to frame your final image for maximum impact. Gain the ability to recognize an image that successfully uses the basics of visual composition. This course includes outside-of-class assignments to practice what you’ve learned.
This course includes:
· Rule of thirds, leading lines and orientation of image
· Introduction to different photographic styles including portrait and landscape
· Choosing a background
· Hands-on practice
· Feedback on your images
What to bring to class: