instruction

a day in the field

i manage a meetup group of over 600 outdoor photogs called "take your camera hiking - tri-state area".  take a 4 hour hike with us and learn how to take your photography to the next level.  i specialize in helping beginners get out of auto/program mode and into using aperture and shutter priority modes to maximize creativity.

events:

 

fundamentals

  1. shooting modes - p/a/s
  2. composition
  3. light

 

mechanics

  1. aperature
  2. shutter speed
  3. iso
  4. how all 3 work together

 

camera

  1. focusing modes - single vs continuous
  2. metering modes - spot, center weighted, multi-matrix (evaluative)
  3. AE lock (back button focusing)
  4. file types - jpg vs raw
  5. bracketing
  6. histograms

 

technique

  1. exposure - compensation
  2. tones - mid-gray
  3. white balance
  4. long exposure
  5. tripod & handheld rules
  6. ND filters
  7. HDR

 

cheat sheet