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Taking Pictures at Dusk and at Night

How do I take pictures at dusk and at night?

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Using Auto FP High-Speed Sync to Illuminate Fast Sports Action

Dave Black on using high-speed flash sync for sports…

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Photographing People Using Wireless Lighting Techniques

Tom Bol's images inspire new ways of taking a portrait photo.

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Dedicated Time Release Movie Mode and Time Lapse Using the Built-in Interval Timer

Deciding which technique to use with…

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Taking Pictures in Cold Weather

Weldon Lee has some tips to keep you taking pictures—even in the cold and snow.

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New Tricks

Time to get moving with Lindsay Silverman

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Photograph Family and Friends During the Holidays

The holidays are prime picture-taking time. Get some great tips on…

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Take a New Look at an Everyday Object

Robin Layton discusses opening your eyes to looking at subjects differently

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How-To Take Great Photos at the Aquarium

Tips for photographing the fish and creatures that live under water

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Taking Great Photographs at Airshows

Learn the "tricks of the trade" from Moose Peterson.

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Critical Focus: Getting the Most From Your D800

Michael Clark on getting the most out of your D800 HD-SLR

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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power
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Bright Idea: Adding Star Power

Creating a starburst in your photographs

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Which NIKKOR Lens Type is Right for Your DSLR?

Learn what the different types of NIKKOR lenses are and which ones will…

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Getting Creative with Photos and Video

Tell better stories using the myriad of fun and artistic features built into Nikon…

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Reflex Action: A Surf Photographer's Top Tips

Surf shooter Jay Watson offers tips for getting great surfing action photos

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Joe McNally and the new SB-910 AF Speedlight

Behind the Scenes of a Marketing Campaign Shoot

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The Anatomy of a Powerful Image

Jerry Ghionis on creating powerful wedding imagery

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Extra Added Attraction: How to Boost the Reach of Your Nikon 1

Mark Alberhasky on using the FT-1 and NIKKOR lenses on…

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Polarizing Filters Add POW to Pictures

An Easy to Use Accessory, Polarizing Filters Bring out the Color and Definition in…

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Let the Sun Shine In!

Bambi Cantrell's quick exposure tips in bright sunlight

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Top Tip: If You Want to Shoot Video, Start by Thinking Video

Photographer Nick Didlick on transitioning from sill to…

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Canyon Country Shooting

Tips for taking great photos of the Southwestern United States

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The Challenge of Bird Photography

Moose Peterson tells why photographing birds in the field is well worth the challenge.

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Santa Fe Photographic Workshops

Discover the spirit of place. Capture the soul of a portrait. Refine your personal style.…

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Camera Tips: Using the My Menu Feature of your Nikon DSLR

Sara Wood explains how she uses the My Menu feature on Nikon…

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Using Your Nikon Camera's Built-in Wi-Fi

Step-by-step set-up guide to using the built-in Wi-Fi feature of Nikon cameras

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Mothers' Days: Good Timing and Great Locations Result in Memorable Maternity Photographs

Beth Wade discusses tips for…

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A New Sharp Shooter

Mike Corrado on shooting with the Nikon D810

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Getting Started: How to Hold Your D-SLR Camera

Getting sharper, more in-focus pictures can be as simple as learning how…

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Motion Detection

Motion Detection helps you take sharper pictures

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Setting up the D4S/D4 and WT-5 for Networking: HTTP Mode or FTP Server

Video tutorial on setting up the D4S/D4 and WT-5…

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One Shot: The Forest and the Tree

Photographing the same subject different ways

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Cliff Mautner: King of Hearts

Cliff Mautner's unique style has made him a successful and in-demand wedding photographer.

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Moose Peterson: How to Photograph Winter Landscapes

Exposing so the Snow’s White and Six Other Tips for Great Winter…

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Top Photography Tips from Nikon School Instructors

Learn photography the easy way, at Nikon School

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Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

Who should attend:

Anyone who wants to go beyond point and shoot, understand the basics of exposure and camera controls of digital SLR photography.


What to expect:

During this 3-hour class, we’re going to inspire you how to make better pictures, by teaching you the basics of exposure and how to use your camera more effectively. Learn what all those buttons, dials and menus are on your camera.

 

 

$99


TIP: Use scene modes when you can, especially in snow or at the beach when there’s bright light. Those modes are designed to help in those intensely lit situations, by keeping the surrounding scene looking bright while allowing your subject to be seen.

Topics will include:

  • Learn how to combine, shutter speed, ISO and aperture to form a proper exposure

  • Translate exposure modes on your camera to take great photos

  • Use exposure modes and compensation to get more creative with your photographs

  • Understanding how to set your camera using the shooting, playback, retouch and custom settings menus

  • How to set up the camera to share images via Wi-Fi

  • Using white balance for correct exposures

  • Composition—how to frame a scene or portrait for a great photo

  • When is flash necessary and how to add it

Upcoming Events

  1. Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

    Disney's Contemporary Resort
    4600 North World Drive
    Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8413
    Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  2. Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
    160 Spring Street NW
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  3. Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls

    Boston Marriott Peabody
    8A Centennial Drive
    Peabody, MA 01960
    Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

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