Photography Basics class details

Canon DSLRWORKSHOP OUTLINE

Session 1

SLR Camera anatomy and associated tools (45 minutes)

  1. Film Cameras
  2. Digital Cameras
  3. Lenses
  4. Lighting
  5. Tripod (and why)

Manual Settings (30 minutes)

  1. F-stop (aperature: light control)
  2. samples (F/16, F/5.6, F/2.8: reasons, conditions)
  3. Shutter speed
  4. samples (1/8, 1/60, 1/500: reasons, conditions)

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Priority Settings (30 minutes)

  1. Aperature
  2. Shutter
  3. Program

ISO (film/digital) (15 minutes)

Homework (3 samples f-stop, 3 samples speed)

Questions

Session 2

Homework critique, recap (1-1.5 hours)

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PhotographerPhotography tips: Better photos w/out photoshop (1 hour)

  1. Portrait – setting, mood
  2. Landscape – light, location
  3. Low Light – tripod, timer
  4. Motion
  5. Events

Questions / Personal Goals (15-30 minutes)

Homework (Image w/out retouching)

Session 3

Homework critique (1-1.5 hours)

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What makes it a good photo?

Questions

Further instruction based on class competency