Focus on Sharpness
Nov
11
8:00am 8:00am

Focus on Sharpness

One of the the main objectives in avian photography is to capture the fine detail in a bird’s plumage. This class will explore a variety of tools and techniques which help to maximize image sharpness. We will take an in depth look at the many features and tuning options of today’s autofocus (AF) systems and how they can be best utilized for bird photography. Other topics will include live view AF, back button focus, tripods and heads, long lens technique, handholding, and microfocus adjustment.  Please bring your camera and a small lens to class.  Fee: $45.00.

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Manual Exposure : It’s Easier Than You Think
Nov
11
1:30pm 1:30pm

Manual Exposure : It’s Easier Than You Think

This session on metering and exposure begins with the basics and builds on them in a step by step manner which makes it uniquely geared toward all skill levels.  In certain situations, Manual exposure mode provides many advantages over the automatic modes and mastering its use can dramatically increase your percentage of "keepers".  Once you grasp the underlying concepts, you will see that working in Manual mode is no more difficult than working in any other exposure mode and, in many situations, it is actually easier.  Please bring your camera and a small lens to class.   Fee : $45.00.

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