Explore Your Camera Part 1 – Get off Auto
Essential Photography Skills for Amateurs
Get off Auto and start controlling the look of your photos
If you generally use your camera on Auto, or have tried adjusting settings with mixed results, this full day workshop will give you a strong foundation in photographic technique.
As well as technical explanations you will get ample hands-on practice, often with unique venue access. You will leave with new skills, great photographs, reference material and follow up assignments to help you to continue improving.
A mixture of workshop sessions and professionally guided photography practice around the venue;
Find the fastest way to access your camera’s key features and what each one does;
See how shutter speed affects your photos and how to avoid camera shake by adjusting ISO;
Learn how to create blurred backgrounds in portrait and close-up shots to make your subject really stand out, and how to take detailed landscape photos;
Add interest and appeal to your photos with tips on composition;
Put all your new knowledge into practice by taking close-up, portrait & landscape shots around the venue;
The day ends with a review of the group’s images with plenty of time for questions and answers.
Leads on to: Explore your Camera 2 – Developing Skills, Specialist skills courses and one on one sessions.
Suitable Cameras: Compact, Bridge, DSLR, Mirrorless Compact System (CSC), Four-Thirds, Superzoom.
If you are still deciding on your camera, we can provide a loan camera on many of our workshops. If there’s one available, you’ll be able to reserve it when you click. Book Now.