This introductory workshop is for beginners who would like to learn the basics of their digital camera. Are you still using automatic settings? Then this class is for you! Students discover how digital cameras work and how to control their image making. This workshop is an exciting way to learn the technical skills of image making and the proper settings for consistent results.
- Aperture / f-stop
- Shutter speed
- Proper exposure
- Focus vs. autofocus
- Focal length
- Depth of field
- White balance
- Typical camera settings
Students are to bring a Digital SLR camera. However, if you have a point and shoot with manual controls they are also welcome. Since every camera is different, you should definitely bring your manual. An external hard drive of at least 120GB will be required to take your new images and catalog home. This class will be held in one of our digital labs. Macintosh computers will be provided.
No previous knowledge or experience required.
Lunch is included, other meals are on your own. Lodging is available on campus, private room & bath. $75/night