Learn how your camera works and new ways of seeing to enable you to create beautiful photographs. Topics: Learn all your camera controls using manual mode and the various automatic modes. Understand how to read the light and choose settings for the shutter, aperture, ISO, light meter, white balance, histogram, and jpeg or RAW format to create your image; 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”, into creating your image incorporating fine art perspectives. Gain insight for exploring and sustaining your creative photography for years to come. Each class includes extensive hands-on photography. Required: SLR camera (Digital or film) or interchangeable lens camera w/ full manual capability, plus your instruction manual and fresh batteries. Dress for the weather, as the lessons may include photographing in the field.