Have you ever purchased a DSLR camera and been completely overwhelmed by all of the buttons and menus? DSLRs have an endless number of amazing options and tools that can help you create beautiful, artistic photos. But without the technical skills of knowing how to use your DSLR—and just leaving it in auto while you're shooting instead—can be like having a really fancy car, but never going over 20mph.
In our GET TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA class, we want to show you how to go full-speed ahead and accelerate your creative talents. We will explore the camera inside and out so that you can be prepared to take your photography above and beyond as you use your camera in manual mode and learn about the exposure triangle. The camera's menu is crucial to know in order to reach your full potential as a photographer.
Must have a newer DSLR or Mirrorless Camera.
Light Metering modes have different ways of metering light. As light travels through the camera and exposes on the sensor its reflective light meter will inform you where aperture, shutter, and ISO must be properly adjusted.
Gray cards are used in photography to help you properly expose a scene that might be fooled by your reflective light meter. We will show you the correct ways on how to use a gray card and use it to your benefit to get proper exposure when needed.
The histogram is one of the most important and least understood tools on your camera. We will demonstrate how to read your histogram which tells you whether or not your image is properly exposed.