PHOTOGRAPHY AND CAMERA 101
January 30, 2016 - 9 AM to NOON - NEWMARKET COMMUNITY CENTER HALL #1
What does Auto-ISO actually bring to you? How can you use Scene modes for creative advantage? When someone talks about depth of field, does it make sense? When a challenge suggests motion blur, is it clear to you what that means? What is a stop, really? If you would like answers to these kinds of questions and more, well then...
This workshop is built for you. It's not a lecture, it is hands-on so you must bring your camera and your general use lens with you to the workshop.
Mechanics and Mechanicals
- Shutter System
- Standard Controls
- Viewfinder and Live View
- Understanding all the stuff on memory cards
- The Exposure Triangle of Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO - what do they do and why do you care
- Autofocus types with tips, tricks and traps
- Finding a safe handholdable shutter speed
- The difference between RAW and JPEG files and why you would choose one over the other
- What the different exposure modes do and why you would choose one over another
Setting Yourself Up
- Camera grip techniques
- Getting steady and staying that way
- The Squeeze Release
- Being comfortable
- Basics of Composition
- Recognizing the Need for Exposure Compensation
We will be together for three hours for this intensive and detailed program so bring a note taking system that will work for you and be ready to press the shutter a lot. That means your camera battery will be fully charged and that you will have a clean and freshly formatted memory card in your camera.