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Workshop 3
Refresher/Intermediate DSLR

Prerequisite: Beginner DSLR
(or some knowledge of items listed in the Beginner DSLR outline)

Digging deeper into the menu of YOUR camera. Review & practice with:

  • Your different lens choices and capturing the effect you want!
  • Achieving focus (macro to ¥ ) in the Auto-focus mode, single and multi-point focus (& manual).
  • The technique of "Recomposing" is introduced & practiced
  • Using Exposure Compensation & White Balance settings
  • Using the Auto, "P", Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority & M modes (& any others) on your mode dial in depth
  • ISO Speeds (thoroughly covered)
  • Shutter Speeds (thoroughly covered)
  • Aperture sizes (thoroughly covered)
  • 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! (thoroughly covered)
  • Depth of Field & it's relationship with "Aperture" (thoroughly covered)
  • Determining f numbers & how it effects Depth of Field (thoroughly covered)
  • Additional camera features; such as "Meter Mode", "Picture Style" or "Picture Control", "Highlight alert", and others!
  • Improving your composition when taking pictures (& learn the basics of the "Rule of Thirds")
  • Many other Professional Photographer secrets, short cuts & tips!
  • Assignments; so you can practice after the class is completed

** This will be "Free-Form" workshop. The outline above is only used as a guide. I will be doing teaching & giving tips as you shoot.

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