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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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    DSLR Photography - The Basics (DC)

    With so many toggles, circuits, and menu options, it can seem like cameras these days have a mind of their own. Take control of your artistic vision in a fun, in-depth crash course on digital SLR camera photography. Discover the ins and outs of your camera, from lens options to exposure settings, and learn how to use concepts like composition and depth of field to get the perfect photo. Whether you're looking to capture a crystal clear wave on the beach or the lightning-fast blur of a winning goal, you'll learn the skills to immortalize any occasion.
    DSLR Photography - The Basics (DC)

    1616 H St NW Washington, Falls Church

    • Discover the basics of photography and digital SLR camera settings
    • Learn to adjust your exposure, shutter speed, and resolution
    • Use composition and depth of field to create striking photos
    • Become an adept photographer for any occasion
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    Photography Essentials

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    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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