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Photography Course in Boston on October 28 2016

Photography Course: Introduction part 2

Fri, Oct 28 2016
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

Building on the instruction provided in Intro to Digital Photography I, students will tackle more complex camera functions and lighting challenges. In this half-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

120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA
(781) 376-6044
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