Introducing your Digital Camera

$220 Limited inc GST / $198
Introducing your Digital Camera

<p>This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs.

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$153 Limited inc GST / $138
Introducing your Digital Camera

<p>This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs.

...

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This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs. Learn techniques for functional and creative application. Practical class exercises, visual displays and practical homework assignments culminating in an excursion. All digital cameras are suitable provided they have manual mode operation.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Camera Care. What is a camera? Camera obscura. Locate the most important controls, the Mode Dial, F.Stops and Shutter Speeds and their effects.
  • Reciprocity. Depth of Field effects. Movement effects. ISO.
  • Focus modes. Focal lengths.
  • Visual examples and discussion
  • White Balance. Picture Styles/Controls. Metering modes. The Histogram.
  • Excursion


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Use the camera more confidently and creatively.
  2. Make more informed decisions about composition and exposure.
  3. Derive greater pleasure and satisfaction in taking photographs.

Course testimonials:

  • In two days I have learned more about photography than in the 6 months since I started taking photos. It was informative, practical, easy to follow and good fun.
  • An excellent two day course giving plenty of basic and background info on how cameras work and how to take a great photo.
  • The best " technical " education class I've ever attended