The Basics of Digital Cameras


Take control of your camera's features and expand your creative photographic skills.

•    Tailored to beginners
•    Understand light and exposure
•    Manual settings including aperture, shutter speed and ISO
•    Learn to the best modes for different shooting situations

When :  Classes are held every Saturday or can be set up to your convenience
Price: CHF 150.- per person

Time: 10:30am-12:30pm  1 hr lunch break   1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Duration: 4 hrs
Experience Level: Beginner

Gear Requirements: A camera with manual / creative controls, memory card, batteries, your laptop with GIMP installed and comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

Location: Studio Silveston Photography, Escalier de Billens 5, 1003 Lausanne

Provided: Light refreshments

Approximate Class Size: 2-4 people

Digital cameras have a lot of settings. This workshop helps you learn how to set them for different subjects and situations.

In the morning I will cover manual settings and how to take full control of the camera focus ing, shooting in a variety of creative modes (A,S & P) to get the best results quickly. We will go over white balance, exposure compensation, how to blur the background in a photo or get more in focus and things like freezing the action and shooting in lower light. You do not need an expensive camera to take part in this class, even a compact camera with some creative or manual modes will be sufficient.

In the afternoon you will work on your  images, how to import  and make adjustments using GIMP.

This workshop is perfect for people who are new to digital photography, first time digital camera owners, family snappers looking to improve their shots, people who need to use a camera as part of their job, or people who are just refreshing their camera knowledge.

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