Photography can be very confusing to learn when starting out with many different terminology and understanding how to use manual mode it can be a lot for students to remember. This is why we offer many different classes so that we can focus on one part of photography and make sure the participants are understanding what they are learning. This is why Photo 201 is an important class to take as we make sure you are comfortable with manual mode for your previous Photo 101 class. As well as we will teach you so many other important and creative techniques that you will need to know how to use along your photography journey.
Get Confident With Manual Mode
Learning manual mode is the first step into learning photography and taking your photos to the next level while having control over your camera. These skills allow you to perform creative techniques and change the exposure in your camera that auto mode does not offer. In Photo 201, we give our students a refresh from what they learned in Photo 101 and ensure they are confident using manual mode.
Advanced Camera Settings
On top of manual mode, many other settings can affect your photographs and can cause you trouble in difficult lighting situations. Things like custom white balance, focusing modes, exposure lock, and so much more are all taught in Photo 201 and teach you how to capture photos in any location or lighting!
Understanding Long Exposure
Long exposure is a great creative technique that every photographer should know that allows night photography, light painting, beautiful landscapes, and so much more. Within Photo 201, we teach this technique as well as work your shutter speed and aperture to capture what the natural eye sees and so much more!
Learn Creative Techniques
Creative techniques like panning and zooming help add movement and dynamic range to your image, transforming it into an eye-catching piece of art. Learning these techniques will take your skills and photos to the next level.
Bokeh is a technique used by filmmakers, photographers and videographers all over the world and is an important skill to learn on the path to being a pro photographer. Bokeh gives a whimsical and colourful feel to backgrounds as well as a breathtaking element in photographs of nightlife and city lights.
How To Handel Tricky Lighting Situations
Lighting can be hard to get a grasp of, as the same settings won’t work in all different lighting situations. From low lit gyms, concert lighting, direct sunlight, to temperatures of indoor/outdoor lighting and fluorescents can all change the look and quality of the image. Photo 201 is there to help you understand your camera and what settings to use in situations like these, so nothing is holding you back!