Training

Introduction

Intermediate

Advanced

Post Processing

Understanding Photography

  • What is Photography?
  • Why do we photograph?
  • What do we photograph?

 

Understanding Your Camera

  • What are we capturing?
  • How does the camera do that?
  • How do I control what the camera does?

Session Time: 2 hrs

Session Cost: $50

Exposure -- What's it good for?

  • Aperture -- Depth of Field
  • Shutter -- Capturing motion
  • ISO -- Sensor sensitivity

Lens Selection

  • How focal length affects your image
  • Zoom vs Prime
  • Cheapo vs Expensive "Glass"
  • What lens(es) to carry for your photo style

Composition

  • Rules and Guidelines
  • Breaking Rules and Guidelines

Strobes -- Lights

Photography Styles

  • Landscapes
  • Portraits
  • Macro Photography
  • Street Photography

What's in your bag?

Session Time: 4 hrs

Session Cost: $150

Taking advantage of ambient light

  • How to make it better
  • Light Modification

High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography

  • What is it and how to shoot it

Photographic Effects --  In-Camera

  • Slap Zoom, Blur
  • HDR and Multiple Exposure

Using Photographic Filters

  • Neutral Density, Polarizers, Graduated Density
  • Soft Focus

 

Session Time: 2 hrs

Session Cost: $100

Photo Touch-Up

  • Crop, Clone
  • Color modification
  • Levels, Curves, Vibrance, Saturation, Hue

High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography

  • Make it Pop -- artistically speaking

RAW/DNG vs JPG vs TIFF vs PNG

  • Conversion to standard JPG
  • Resulting embedded information
  • Image Resolution

Software

  • Adobe Suite: Photoshop and Lightroom
    • Plug-Ins: DxO, Nik
  • Android: Snapseed

 

Session Time: 4 hrs

Session Cost: $150

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