Here is an exciting and comprehensive workshop on photography of possible interest to the beginners in your clubs (groups). It is DRIPPING with valuable information and fun.
PHOTOGRAPHY FAST TRACK: What I Wish I Had Known When I Started
PRESENTER: Sue Fenton, M Ed, Organizer of Shutter-Buds Photography Group
PERFECT FOR: Beginners, anyone who wants a refresher
Join me for this special and very unique all-day workshop. It’s an exciting wide angle view of photography which will explore everything from holding a camera to framing and playing with your photos –
and everything in between. It’s all the information of a variety of aspects of photography I wish I had known when I started.
How light makes an image; tourist photo vs a photography; equipment & accessories; types of lenses; exposure; depth of field and motion modes (aperture & shutter); auto to manual and in between; ISO to the rescue; how to determine camera settings painlessly in 3 or 4 photos; good focus; metering, exposure compensation; types of light; elements of composition; special shooting situations (fireworks, waterfalls, landscapes, zoom, etc.); night shooting; about the flash; the secret to getting sharp photos; how to make a good portrait; shooting in RAW or JPEG; taking good photos; uploading and organizing images; intro to editing software (Photoshop, Elements) and their tools; photo art; cool processing tricks; printing and framing, playing with photos (books, cards, etc); how to create a slide show; helpful photo apps; online learning; legal issues; good habits & tips; advice for continuing one’s journey in photography, and more surprises.
FEATURES: A colorful Power Point presentation (charts, short videos, visual metaphors to make concepts easier) spiced with humor & music. There’ll be time to 1) practice changing settings and manipulating aperture and shutter dials on your camera ("driving" your camera) and 2) experiment with editing/processing using software you have loaded or an online website. 3) Getting creative. A lively, enjoyable, and very informative day. Leave motivated and empowered!
TIME: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (one-hour lunch)
RESERVATIONS: $50.00 Pay online at: www.shutter-buds.com or send a check to Sue Fenton, Madame Fifi Publications, PO Box 310194, Newington, CT 06131.
LOCATION: Stew Leonard's Community Room, 3475 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT
BRING: Your camera, camera manual, iPad or notebook to go online, notebook & pen. If you have a laptop, have these images loaded: (1) photo to work on in editing, (5) photos to create a slideshow, and (1) self-portrait. If you don’t have a laptop, you partner with someone.
RSVP: By March 1.