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Photography Class in Boston on December 18, 2020 Introduction part 2

Photography Course: Intermediate

Fri, Dec 18 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

2016-04-05 15:14:58 $325.00

Building on the instruction provided in Intro to Digital Photography, students tackle more complex camera functions and lighting challenges. In this full-day class you’ll see exposure through use of a histogram, evaluate the color of light through white balancing techniques, and learn more about the different image file types, sizes, and options, and talk about lens options.

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How to read and use histograms

  • Why read your histogram
  • Locating your camera’s histogram
  • What to look for
  • Luminosity red, green, and blue-sensitive histograms

How to view exposures

  • Understanding the exposure triangle - ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed
  • Testing your exposure
  • Auto, Manual, and semi-automatic modes

Verifying accurate color with white balance

  • Color temperature
  • Different light sources and their hues
  • Camera calibration

Using your flash to enhance your image

  • Photographing using irect flash
  • Indirect flash photography
  • Off-camera flash

Sensor types and sizes

  • Types and their benefits
  • CCD, CMOS, Live MOS, Four Thirds System
  • Understanding photosites

Digital file types and their advantages

  • Understanding compression
  • Best formats for print and online

Your digital darkroom – Editing in Raw

  • Setting up your camera for raw
  • Opening your RAW files
  • Editing controls in Camera Raw
  • Editing in batch
  • Saving your files

Camera extras

  • Using Bluetooth and GPS features in your camera
  • Where to find settings
  • Geotagging your photo
  • How to take advantage of geotagging

Advanced lens options

  • Lens selection based upon shot - sports, wildlife, landscapes, architecture, portraits, and more.
  • Best lens for your budget
  • Variable apertures
  • Fixed apertures
  • Focal lengths
  • Working with macro, wide, tele, fisheye and architectural lenses