Join us for a month long class designed to teach you the basics of digital SLR photography. This class will give you an in-depth look into understanding how your camera and equipment work and teaches the beginning principles designed to get you fantastic photos. You will be able to access daily videos developed for a specific topic of photography as well as detailed notes that you can copy and take with you on the go. While the lessons are very information packed, they are also brief, around 10-15 minutes so that you don't have to sit down at your computer for an hour each day, you can simply watch them when you have some down time in your busy schedule. Each lesson goes over a specific topic about beginning photography such as; the elements of exposure, getting a sharp picture, getting correct color, equipment, post processing, etc. There are also several lessons where we go out and show you how to take specific types of photos such as landscape, portrait, commercial, and travel photos. Overall, we just want you to get great pictures and we're here to help you do that!
Lesson 10: All About Lenses What the numbers mean on the lenses i. Focal length The smaller the number the wider the angle The bigger the number the more zoomed in ii. Aperture The number on the lens is the maximum aperture the lens can have Standard zoom i. Start a little wide angle and zoom to a comfortable shooting length Fixed focal length i. No zoom with these lenses ii. Typically let
Lesson 11: Tripods DON’T BUY A CHEAP TRIPOD!!!!!!!!!!!! Seriously, spend a little bit of money and get a good tripod and you will be happy Types of heads Video i. Great for video work but not great for photo Don’t have a portrait option 3 way i. 3 different levers Each control something different ii. I feel they are a little bit of a pain Ball head i. Quick and easy ii. Make sure you