Intro to Nature Photography: Camera Basics
Instructor: Robert Renfrow
January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 2020
Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$160 museum members/$210 nonmembers
Taking great photographs of our amazing desert southwest is both fun and rewarding but using today’s complex digital cameras can be a challenge. This introductory class will provide you with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of digital photography. Starting with an overview of camera types, equipment and accessories you will have a much firmer idea of what equipment you may- or may not need. Users manuals will be deciphered. You will receive coherent explanations of camera functions such as f/ stops, shutter speeds, light metering, setting proper resolution, file formats Raw vs Jpeg, white balance, depth of field and more. Enjoy working on location at the Desert Museum under the guidance of your instructor while practicing what you have studied in class. This is a beginner friendly class and is also very thorough. Begin taking the quality photographs you wanted to when you bought that nice digital camera!