TEEN PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS
Beginner DSLR / Mirrorless for Teens
This is a Beginner, "Get OFF of Auto" bootcamp class designed for teenagers. Looking for a slower paced class? See the Beginner DSLR / Mirrorless + Get OFF of Auto in the Adult Classes Section
- Basic camera care and rules (basic camera functions, learning how to adjust the diopter, etc.)
- The basics of image resolution, processing and compression (JPG vs.RAW). What you should select based on YOUR shooting style.
- Filters: What choices are important? We'll cover the basics.
- Achieving focus (macro to ¥ ) with auto-focus, single and multi-point focus options (and manual focus!)
- ISO Speeds
- Shutter Speeds
- Aperture sizes
- HOW the 3 important items listed above work TOGETHER so YOU can control the light!
- How to choose the right combination of the three to get proper exposure!
- Manual mode (introduced)
- Using the "P", Shutter Priority, & Aperture Priority (and any others) on your dial
- Depth of Field & it's relationship with "Aperture"
- Determining f numbers & how it effects Depth of Field
- How the exposure meter works on your camera & tips to getting the correct exposure by using Exposure Compensation & the Histogram (& other tips)
- White balance. What is it? Why is it important?... and what choices do I have?
- Additional Camera features; such as "Continuous shooting" and working with the menu, shortcut buttons and special features of YOUR camera.
- Improve your composition when taking pictures (and learn the "Rule of Thirds" - Time permitting)
- Information about the manufacturer of YOUR camera (includes tips on how to deal with the customer service department of your camera while in OR out of warranty.
- Answers to your questions about future camera equipment purchases.
- Many other Professional Photographer secrets, short cuts & tips!
- A custom-designed booklet (& camera cheatsheet) that reinforces what you learned.