• Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO and how they integrate to create all photographs
• Lenses and how they affect the image
• Depth of focus and motion blur control
• An approach to different subjects: portraits, landscapes, macro, action and other areas of photography
• Strobes and Speedlights and the basics of how to use them to create useful lighting for indoor and outdoor photography
This class is intended to teach photographers at any level. Students must possess a camera with Manual exposure control, typically any digital SLR or mirrorless interchangeable lens camera.
Learn to consider your choices in photography both through presentations and homework. The objective is to provide not only knowledge but also training in the skills required to use a camera easily and author images intentionally. Taking this class will allow you to enhance further learning in any area of photography with any camera. This class is our recommended prerequisite for any advanced or specialized photography course.
Schedule and Format
The class is taught in 5 hours. The pace of the class is slow to allow students to comprehend each concept before learning more. The class is comprised of lecture with a short hands-on examination of a student's camera gear as it relates to class content — we show you the pertinent buttons and dials. Time is allowed for questions.
• Camera (must have manual controls)
• A memory card with space on it
• A fully charged battery
• Note-taking Supplies
About the Instructor
The instructor for this class is Austin photographer and PCV Sales Staff member Ian McEnroe. Ian has taught photography and worked in the camera industry for over 15 years in retail sales and as a Certified Photographic Consultant. Ian has trained students of all levels including professionals. He specializes in Nikon camera training and has experience with virtually all makes and models of digital cameras. Ian and his wife are the creators of the award-winning cooking blog Yes,More Please! which features his creative food photography.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Precision Camera & Video, 2438 W. Anderson Lane Suite B-4, Austin, United States