Learning the Basics of Photography - Class 3


Learning the Basics of Photography - Class 3
Thu, Jan 19, 2023, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Learning the Basics of Photography Series

Dates & Time: All classes are on Thursday afternoons 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $7.00 for each class.



January 5, 2023.  (Instructors: Jan Cox & Richard Gehlbach)

The Basics: Familiarization with the layout of camera club room.  Getting to know your camera parts.  Settings to use when in Auto mode.  Learning to transfer photos to computers, critiquing your own photos, etc.  Bring your camera and camera manual if you have one.


January 12, 2023.  (Instructors: Jan Cox & Richard Gehlbach)

Composing Your Shots: Learning the skills of composition, leading lines, rule of third, highlights/shadows, working the corners, etc.  Then travel to Lakeview as a group to practice what you learned.  Class will end at this location.

 CLASS 3 / Today's Class

January 19, 2023.  (Instructors: John Wood & Richard Gehlbach)

Light and Dark: Explore the principles of exposure including the elements that control exposure in your camera.  Go outside to take afternoon photos.  Homework, take photos at different times of day (especially morning/evening) and bring them to the next class on a flash-drive for discussion and critique.  Do not edit the photos before bringing them to next week's class.


January 26, 2023.  (Instructors: Jan Cox, John Wood & Richard Gehlbach)

Compare, Contrast, Critique: Bring photos from the last class homework assignment.  Discuss what you have learned in the previous three classes that you were able to apply to these photos.  Critique your own photos followed by suggestions from instructors.  If time permits, we will do some editing.


To sign up for a class or classes, log into cameraguildsuncity.com select the class(es) and then select “I will attend”.  If your plans change, sign into the website, select the class and then “I will not attend” so the space will be available to others.

Fee $7.00.... class size 24 spaces

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