Gain complete control of your camera and learn new ways of seeing to enable you to create uniquely beautiful photographs. Topics: Learn all your camera controls and features using manual mode and automatic modes. Understand how to read the light and choose exposure settings. Practice how the shutter speed, aperture setting and ISO work together by using the light meter and histogram. See and control the creative effects each has on the image. Learn how and when to select different white balance settings. Comprehend the pros and cons between jpeg, RAW, TIFF, and DNG file formats, as well as the difference between the sRGB and Adobe 1998 Color Space. Learn how to make natural looking flash pictures. Get the most from your lenses and filters. Intensify your sense of seeing and discover how to compose your images, going beyond the normal photography “rules”. Internalize concepts that will feed and sustain your creative photography for years to come as you incorporate fine art perspectives in composing your image. Each class includes extensive hands-on photography. Required: Any camera w/ full manual capability (such as a dSLR or Mirrorless camera) plus your instruction manual and fresh batteries. Dress for the weather, as the lessons may include photographing in the field.