Master the Manual Mode (DSLR)
Prerequisite: Beginner Class
(or adequate knowledge of items listed in the Beginner Class outline).
Workshop #3 also suggested.
The main emphasis of the class will be to learn MORE about your cameras metering
system to make certain you get properly exposed images quickly & accurately.
- Reviewing the exposure triangle & your metering
- Review the Q&A's of using the Program, Shutter Priority, and
Aperture Priority modes + Exposure Compensation.
- "Assignments" along the way to help you capture
challenging subject matter
- THOROUGHLY learn how to shoot in the manual
mode & making metering adjustments FAST (while
photographing moving objects/ scenery/ low
light/ sunny/ etc...)
- Tips & practice shooting in lower light to NOT
get blurry pictures!
- Change your settings to introduce blur & movement
and create artistic pictures in any type of light!
- Manual adjustments to quickly get beautiful bokeh (background blur)
when shooting portraits!
- Review of the settings and a LOT of hands-on practice
- Basic tips and review on focusing (recomposing, adjusting
focusing points, etc.)
- Choosing the correct AF mode depending on which "Drive" setting you use
(to insure proper focusing!)
- AND more; as the questions can lead to a LOT
more fun stuff!
** This will be "Free-Form" workshop. It is less structured than my "Beginner /
Starter class". The outline above is only used as a guide. I will be giving
demonstrations & giving tips as you shoot.