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    Photography Essentials

    Wondering what all of “those” buttons on your camera do? You know, the ones that aren’t “power” and “shutter”? You paid for ‘em, might as well learn what they do! In this photography essentials workshop, you’ll learn not only how your camera works, but also about shutter speed, white balance, aperture, and any other setting your camera has. You will also develop a better understanding of the necessary elements of composing good photos such as lighting and angles. As you become more familiar with your camera, follow your guide and expert photographer around the mall to snap photos of DC icons like the Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Memorials. Perfect for shutter bugs and history buffs alike!
    Photography Essentials

    National Mall, Washington

    • Become familiar with your camera’s settings while exploring DC with this photography essentials class
    • Learn about the elements of a good photo, including composition, lighting, and angles
    • Figure out the functions of your camera’s buttons and how to use them to take better photos
    • Snap great photos of various DC icons and its surrounding beautiful landscapes
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    5 positive reviews
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    Getting To Know Your Camera

    If you want to become a better photographer and create better photographs, the first step is getting to know your camera! This hands-on, three-hour workshop is intended to introduce you to the basic photographic principles that will allow you to understand how your camera works, including aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO), lenses, focusing modes, metering modes and automatic vs. manual exposure setting. By the time the class is over you'll be familiar with basic camera operation (on your specific camera) and will have an understanding of photography basics. Most importantly, you’ll finally understand what all “those buttons” do.
    Getting To Know Your Camera

    920 U St NW, Washington

    • Understand your DSLR camera, or any other camera that has a manual exposure mode setting
    • Practice using the many functions under expert supervision
    • Learn to create better photographs and become a better photographer
    • Realize your creative potential and take full advantage of your camera’s operating system
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    Photo Tour: F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

    Anyone can point a camera and press a button. What separates photographers who know what they’re doing from those who don’t is the knowledge of how to use your camera to its fullest extent! This class will demystify the subtle abbreviations you will find on your camera. After this class, you'll be able to differentiate settings from “Auto” and “P” to “Av” and “Tv.” As you learn these basic operations, you’ll start to unlock the knowledge of how professionals make that closeup look super sharp, but always have the perfectly blurred background. This is a great way to build your own skills on photo composition, mode, speed and exposure, and also teach you how to use your camera to its fullest capacity.
    Photo Tour: F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Learn how to use your camera and its shooting modes and speed
    • Demystify the abbreviated and automatic settings
    • Develop the skills and tricks that will help you take a picture like a professional, including exposure and good photo composition techniques
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    6 positive reviews
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    Master Your Camera Controls: DSLR 101

    Thinking about upgrading from the iPhone camera to something more professional? DSLR 101 is the perfect class if you have either stepped up and purchased a Digital SLR camera or are considering the purchase. This four-hour workshop is dedicated to training DSLR newbies by highlighting the basics of the camera, while also making you more comfortable and confident with it. You will also be given specific tips to build a camera/lens system that suits your individual needs. Feel the power and versatility of DSLR cameras!
    Master Your Camera Controls: DSLR 101

    Shaw, Washington

    • Learn all the basic functions of your DSLR camera
    • Understand how to use a more powerful and versatile camera to your benefit
    • Hone your fundamental photography skills
    • Receive tips on constructing a camera/lens system that fits your individualized needs
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