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ATTENTION: This class will be offered as scheduled, but we will start the class using an online, live-streaming platform. This will allow us to do full LIVE teaching, with realtime interaction and a thru-the-lens camera view for demonstrations. We are excited to offer this class at a discount in response to challenges faced by the health emergency.
Crash Course: Camera Basics is an efficient, one-shot introduction to digital photography, and a good place to explore the fundamentals of your camera. We'll get you up and running quickly, showing you what's up with all the buttons and dials, the different modes available, and how to read your light meter. You'll learn about basic exposure control, and just become more familiar with your camera in general.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Using live video demonstrations, guided feedback to exercises, screen-sharing for slides and illustrations, and submitted assignments, we’ll be able to translate the great majority of the content from this class to the online format, and develop exciting new content for the medium as well. We look forward to the challenge, and we hope you do too!
Who should take this class?
Anyone who would like to quickly improve your familiarity and understanding of your digital camera's basic functions and features.
What to bring?
COVID-19 UPDATE: No need to “bring” anything, as we’ll be meeting remotely for now. Make sure your battery is well charged, and that you have adequate space on your memory card!
No prior knowledge or experience is necessary.
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
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New York, New York
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BKC is a photo, video and creative education center located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn. Our basic philosophy is simple: cut the crap. We’re founded upon the idea of learning by doing, whether it's hands-on classes in studio lighting, a workshop on shooting HD Video for Youtube,...
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Digital Photography I is an introductory run-down of the technical knowledge you need to get up and running in digital photography. This class is all about getting to know the ins and outs of your camera. We will start by covering the basics of camera operation with topics like ISO, aperture, depth of field, and shutter speed. Then we will cover proper...
Sunday Nov 1st, 1pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
Getting your settings spot on but feel like there's still something missing from your photos? After you get to know your camera and get started in photography, you may feel equipped to start leveling up your inframe skills. In this class, we will explore the next steps to develop from beginner to amateur photographer. Here we will...
Tue, Oct 27
3:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
Tue, Nov 10
5:00pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time
Sun, Nov 22
1:00pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
Sun, Dec 6
1:00pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
Mon, Dec 14
3:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
Tuesday Oct 27th, 3pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
at PhotoManhattan -
Digital Camera Settings Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your images. Whether you use a DSLR or a point and shoot, there are tons of tricks that you may be missing out on. We'll explore settings such as exposure compensation and various presets that can turn a regular image into a special one. Our knowledgeable...
Wednesday Oct 28th, 3:30pm - 5:15pm Eastern Time
iPhoneography Yes, that iPhone that you have in your pocket has a great camera! But have you ever wondered how much more you can do with it? Today's smart phones are much more than a ""point and shoot camera"". Why not take full advantage of it? This 2 hour class will teach you how to maximize the potential of these devices and what you can do...
Tuesday Dec 15th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look. Discussions include composition and light, how to get...
Wednesday Nov 4th, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time(6 sessions)
This 3-week course helps students improve the way they compose/frame an image. They will explore by, following useful composition guidelines that will help their creativity & understand the importance of surveying how to approach a scene before we photograph it. This class has been designed to present the students with visuals and understand...
Monday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
Have you had a digital camera for years and still get dark blurry pictures? Or perhaps you have purchased a new camera and are excited to learn the new functions? Well PhotoUno’s Introduction to your Camera is a great way to get started. Our Introduction to Photography Class will help you start to feel more comfortable with your camera. It is great...
Friday Nov 6th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
This class is an introduction to the understanding of photography as technology, medium of expression, and creative practice. It covers basic concepts and techniques: camera operation, exposure, composition, resolution, and preparation of image files for on-screen and print use. Students will look closely at historically significant photographs as...
Monday Nov 9th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time(4 sessions)
We are holding our signature Beginner's Photography Class online. Learn how to use your camera manually in 2.5 hours. No camera needed. _________________ Become a better photographer in just 1 class! Have you ever wondered why, after spending hundreds of dollars on the latest cameras, you still can't get photos that really make you proud? We're...
Sunday Dec 6th, 11am - 1:30pm Central Time
Back by popular demand! In this compact, yet thoughtful workshop, we discuss the art of getting close. This class will introduce you to techniques, tools, and lenses used for extreme close-up photography. Learn to determine magnification and working—your camera’s standard lens—instead of with expensive professional lenses. What to bring to class:...
Sunday Nov 15th, 2pm - 5pm Central Time
Does your camera confuse you? This 3 hour class will cover ISO, aperture, shutter speed and more. You'll never want to photograph in auto mode again! You need to have a camera that has the manual mode setting. If you would like to rent a camera from us, we charge $30 for the session. Hands on exercises will be given. Masks...
Saturday Oct 31st, 9am - 12pm Eastern Time
This is our beginner photography class, which we have designed to be: Fun: We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises to make sure you are constantly practicing what you learn. Effective: You won't believe how much you will learn in this 9 student class. Your satisfaction is guaranteed after attending...
Monday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
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