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Learn how to get the most out of your external flash unit. The class will help you understand the modes and functions of your flash, as well as how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect your flash photos. From adjusting the power of the flash to choosing how to position the flash, this class will help you become more skilled when using your external flash unit.
There are lots of ways you can use flash to light your subject. Should you fire the flash straight at the subject? Use fill flash? What about bouncing the light? How about using accessories to modify the light from the flash? We'll cover all these topics and more. You’ll be guided to using your flash in the auto mode and adjusting the strenght of the flash as well as using it in manual mode and dialing the power up or down.
Recommended equipment: Your camera and compatible external flash unit. Any combination of lenses covering wide to telephoto range (18–200mm), extra batteries for your camera and flash, as well as an extra memory card. Tripods won’t be needed for this class.
This class is appropriate for ALL BRANDS: Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Pentax, Sony, etc.
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How We Began
Capital Photography Center was created by Marie Joabar who for more than a decade was the Education Programs Manager and Corporate Trainer at Penn Camera, one of Washington D.C.’s long standing photography retailers. Marie developed that company’s educational program growing it from...
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Portraiture is one of today’s most valued genres of photography. Whether it is a timeless portrait of a loved one or a headshot for the corporate world, portraiture is relevant across the broad spectrum of photography. Having the ability to take your own professional looking portraits can not only serve as a way to save some money on expensive...
Saturday Jan 28th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time
Join Laura Hatcher in her Old Town, Alexandria photography studio and learn what gear is best for creating your own studio. This hands-on class provides photographers an opportunity to learn how to set up various types of lighting equipment to create portraits in a studio setting. Students will set up and configure the lighting and modifiers, and...
Sunday Feb 5th, 1:30pm - 5pm Eastern Time
Morning Light on the Cherry Blossoms The early sun filtering through the blossoms gives them a lovely, golden light, much nicer than the harsh white light of mid-day. We meet at 6:15 am (sorry!), and then the sun comes up about 6:50 am on the east side of the Tidal Basin. Thus, with the sun behind us, we photograph our way around the Tidal Basin,...
Saturday Mar 25th, 6am - 8am Eastern Time
Photoshoot of Cherry Blossoms along the Tidal Basin Springtime in DC means cherry blossoms, and one of the best places to shoot them is along the Tidal Basin! On this DC photo tour and safari, we teach the principles of travel photography and camera use by wending our way slowly along the Tidal Basin path towards the Jefferson Memorial. We show...
Friday Mar 24th, 3pm - 5pm Eastern Time
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