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Camera Basics for the New Photographer

with Jan Tyler

1 WEEK WORKSHOP BEGINS JULY 1

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Do you have a camera but don’t know where to start? You aren’t alone!

Join us in this one week workshop for beginners– you’ll learn how to use your camera, avoid the ten common mistakes that every beginner makes, and use 20 tips and tricks you need to know to get better images NOW! This is a Click Photo School textbook course, and you’ll see beautiful examples from a number of photographers to help you understand the concepts covered. We’ll cover everything from understanding file size and camera settings to choosing an exposure and focusing mode. No prior experience is necessary– the simple exercises and tips will get you up and running with your camera in no time!

PREREQUISITES

Students need a camera and internet access.

what you’ll get

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EBOOK

An 84 page PDF to get you started!

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DAILY INSTRUCTOR-LED Q&A

Full participation students engage in instructor-led discussion and Q&A for daily interaction and support. Study along students have full viewing access.

Custom audios/videos based on student Q&A

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INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT FEEDBACK & CRITIQUE

Full Participation students receive extensive critiques of assignment submission.

Study Along Students have full viewing access.

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VIDEOS

Thirteen videos on the topics covered in the eBook

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BONUS MATERIALS

Basic color preset and basic black/ white preset (Lightroom)

Video of uploading, culling, and organizing images in Adobe Bridge

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PRO TIPS

20 pro tips and tricks to get better images now

10 mistakes to avoid

syllabus

Welcome & Preassignment


LEARN ABOUT

File Sizes, Raw vs. jpeg

Choosing an Exposure Modes

Taking Control with Exposure Compensation

Focusing Modes

ISO (and the basics of the exposure triangle)

Lenses and Perspective

Light

Tips and Tricks

Exercises to get started


BONUS

What to do with your images (downloading, storing– very basic)

Lesson One


LEARN ABOUT

Understanding file sizes; raw vs. jpeg; understanding and choosing exposure modes; exposure compensation; understanding and choosing focusing modes; ISO and auto ISO; lenses; troubleshooting; accessories; exercises to get you started


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about your instructor

Jan Tyler of One Boy Photography is a natural light photographer living outside of Charleston, SC with her husband, son, and dog. Her son is the main subject of her work and the inspiration for her love of light. Jan creates a strong connection between the subject and the viewer by combining a minimalistic photography style with storytelling details. She often uses the Lensbaby Composer Pro Optic Swap System on her Nikon d750 to help isolate and draw the viewer’s attention to her subject, and also enjoys using the editing process to help her tell her stories.

Her portfolio is available here.

how it works

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start learning

All class content is organized into simple steps as part of a clear, self-guided pathway inside your private online classroom. You'll check off each interactive step as you go, from completing readings and watching videos to student Q&A and assignment submissions.

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download weekly lessons

Each week, students receive a set of course materials, which generally include a PDF and instructional videos. All course materials are yours to download and keep.

Materials vary by program

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study & ask questions

Your registration includes access to a private online workshop for sharing and discussion. The workshop is open 24 hours a day so that you can learn and join discussions on your own schedule. The instructor is present in the workshop every day to answer questions and offer encouragement.

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complete weekly assignments

Students receive an assignment to complete each week that pertains to the topics covered in the course materials and builds upon class discussion throughout the week.

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Full Participation students engage in an interactive online classroom experience that includes instructor-led group discussions and detailed, personalized guidance for the duration of the workshop. Full participation students post their assignments in the workshop and receive critique each week.

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Study Along students have access to all materials and are able to view all content and conversation in the main workshop. Study along students will not be able to ask the instructor questions or request instructor feedback on their assignments, but they can follow along with instructor critiques of the Full Participation assignments.