Advanced DSLR Techniques: Getting More Out of Your DSLR Camera

Advanced DSLR Techniques: Getting More Out of Your DSLR Camera

Classes at Fairchild

When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:00 PM to Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:00 PM

Pedro Lastra

This is a new class offering for those who attended the class “How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens SLR Camera” and want to learn the more advanced camera features of your DSLR. This class will cover the following advanced functionalities of your DSLR: when to use RAW format vs JPG; how to manage your White Balance Options; how to manage the Auto Focus options; using External Flashes and light modifiers effectively; how to use your camera’s TTL meter to control multiple dedicated external flashes and balance ambient and artificial lights to create professional results. We will cover how to use your histogram to maximize your image quality and managing your lens aperture and focal length to accomplish different aesthetic effects. The class will discuss cameras made by Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony and Leica. Please bring your camera and manual with you to class. The recommended textbook for this class is the National Geographic Field Guide to Photography: Secrets to making great pictures by Caputo and Burian.

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesdays, October 22 − 29 (two sessions)

Fee: Member $60; Non-member, $80

Register here.