Posts Tagged ‘Introduction’

Starting To Learn Photography

You’ve got to start somewhere.
The place to start is to learn how to work your camera, preferably in manual exposure mode.
Learn to set your exposure by setting your  aperture and shutter speed.
Learn to pick the right ISO based on the compositional outcome that you want.
Learn to focus by learning how to use the focusing modes [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – October 8 and October 11, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – October 8 and October 11, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – September 20 – October 21, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – September 20 – October 21, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

September 20, 2014:

Metering And Exposure (10:00 am)

September 28, 2014:

Intermediate Photography (10:00 [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – September 13, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – September 13, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and will learn to [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – September 9 – October 11, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – September 9 – October 11, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

September 9, 2014:

Introduction To Photography (6:30 pm)

September 11, 2014:

Getting To Know [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 8, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 4, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

September 3, 2014:

Intermediate Photography (6:30 pm)

September 4, 2014:

Photojournalism (6:30 pm)

September 6, [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 4, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 4, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

September 3, 2014:

Intermediate Photography (6:30 pm)

September 6, 2014:

Lighting With Portable Flash [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and will [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 4, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 4, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

September 3, 2014:

Intermediate Photography (6:30 pm)

September 6, 2014:

Lighting With Portable Flash [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – August 16, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – August 16 – September 13, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – August 16 – September 13, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

August 16, 2014:

Introduction To Photography (10:00 am)
Getting To Know Your Camera [...]


“I’m Worried That I’ll MissThe Picture”

That’s something I hear often during my Introduction To Photography class.
Here’s the truth. I miss a lot of pictures for a lot of reasons and I think other photographers who are honest will say the same thing.
I’m not sure when this happened, but I’ve come to accept  that missing pictures is a part of being a [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – August 5 – September 13, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – August 5 – September 13, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

August 5, 2014:

Introduction To Photography (6:30 pm)

August 7, 2014:

Getting To Know [...]


Your Camera Owners Manual: The Lite Version Versus The Full Version

Many of the printed manuals manuals that come with todays cameras are an abbreviated version of the full manual.


Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – August 2 – September 6, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – August 2 – September 6, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

August 2, 2014:

Metering And Exposure (1:30 pm)

August 3, 2014:

Intermediate Photography (10:00 [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


Washington DC Photography Classes – July 26 – August 16, 2014

Washington DC Photography Classes – July 26 – August 16, 2014
Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

July 26, 2014:

Using Exposure Creatively (1:30 pm)

July 27, 2014:

Business Of Photography [...]


Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014
Learn to work your camera.

Learn basic photography.
Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.
Register now to reserve your place in the class.
By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and [...]


A Better Way Than Bracketing

Bracketing may be fine for static subjects, but if you are photographing things in flux, you’ve got one chance to get the right exposure.


Do You Own A Good Camera But Using It Badly?

If you own a camera that has a manual exposure mode option, but are using it in auto-exposure mode, you’re  not realizing the full potential of your camera or the full potential of you as a photographer.
Getting to know how to use your camera in manual mode opens the door to your full potential as a photographer.
Introduction [...]