All of these changes have a compositional outcome. If you are changing these things and not…
Generalizations In Photography Generalization – A shutter speed of slower than 1/60 of a second is will cause blurriness from hand-holding your camera while making a picture. Generalization – On a bright, sunny day an ISO of 100 should be used. Generalization – The more megapixels, the better. Applying generalizations to the specifics of what […]
When used thoughtfully your flash can be an important element of your composition and can dramatically improve your photograph…
Your camera meter measures the intensity (brightness) of light. Nothing more, nothing less.
This measurement of light is expressed as…
Our meter allows us evaluate what we’re photographing, while our chosen exposure based on our metering allows us to get the visual information that we want in our picture.
Through weekly assignments and critiques you will learn to work your SLR camera, become familiar with the technical aspects of photography and create photographs based on your desired compositional outcomes. Once you begin to make compositional choices with the visual effects in mind, your pictures will begin to move beyond the result of luck and you will begin to compose pictures that more accurately represent your desired outcome.
Sam D’Amico offers two classes that will help you to learn the basics of photography and how to use your camera in manual exposure mode. When you have an understanding of the basics of photography and you use your camera in manual exposure mode you use your mind, instead of a machine, to create photographs. […]
By having a better understanding of how to use their camera, the participants in this class will be able to begin to rely more on their mind, instead of a machine, to make a photograph.
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Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.