Photography - Getting to Know Your Camera - Pop Up Class

Are you a busy mum/dad/retired/shiftworker? In this unique pop up class, you will get to know your camera from mastering its controls to knowing how to adjust shutter speeds and depth of field which are the cornerstone of taking brilliant memorable photos. Learn from a professional photography tutor with over 44 years of camera and photography experience.

Class Outline:

In this unique pop up class, you will get to know your camera from mastering its controls to knowing how to adjust shutter speeds and depth of field which are the cornerstone of taking brilliant memorable photos, this pop up class has been especially written to give participants an in depth opportunity to really learn and master their camera and its controls, and also learn about the fundamental principals of photography. You will learn in a relaxed but informative manner from a professional photography tutor, with over 44 years of camera and photography experience.

Agenda:

  • Understanding menus
  • Focusing Set up
  • Getting to know the control dials on your camera
  • Different camera modes; Program, Manual, Aperture and Shutter speeds
  • Taking a photograph properly
  • Apertures – Depth of Field explained
  • Shutter speeds – speed of shutter opening and closing explained
  • How to use your built in flash properly
  • Playing back your photograph(s)
  • One to one individual help with your camera

Essential Materials:

  • Please bring your camera instructions / guides; If you have either a instruction manual in a paper booklet (preferable) and or quick guide or your instruction manual (preferable) and or guide in digital form on your tablet or phone i.e. PDF format.
  • Any adjustable digital camera; ie Compact / Bridge / DSLR / 4/3RDS / Mirrorless camera with JPEG and or RAW image capability and or adjustable ISO / film speed settings and or adjustable exposure settings; shutter, aperture, program and manual exposure i.e. S or TV, A or AV, P and M
  • Any lenses you have for your camera; Wide to telephoto lens(es) / zoom(s) and or standard lens(es) with or without manual / auto focus.
  • batterie(s) charged and ready x 2 if you have them
  • memory card(s) x 2 are preferable

Please note: Make sure you have fully charged your batterie(s) even if they are at half or one third, as your camera will be ON for the most of this class

Additional items:

  • Own food / snacks and water
  • Note pad and pen
  • Depending on the weather – additional weather / clothing items as follows:
  • Cooler / wet: a warm / waterproof jacket clothing / umbrella
  • Warmer: hat, sunscreen and comfortable clothing
  • Money for coffee / brunch / lunch /drinks

Location:

  • Oatley
  • We meet at Poveli Deli Cafe 15 Frederick St, Oatley to buy our own tea / coffee to do setting up, then go out in Oatley Town Centre for the rest of the day
  • Please note: This pop up class will run regardless of the weather to give participants an opportunity to photograph in fine or wet weather
  • Transportation costs are not included

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.