Private Lesson – Level 1 “Learning how to set up your camera”

$175.00 3 hours


Level 1:  How to set up your camera  – 3 hours

This private lesson is for Beginners and or those who’ve just bought their first Digital Camera and want a good understanding of the camera’s functions and how to set it up properly.

No Prerequisites – this is for beginners

  • Color Space, Image Format, White Balance
  • Explanation of – Aperture, Shutter, Manual modes
  • Exposure and the Histogram (How to read the histogram)
  • Metering Control (Full, Centered & Spot – What do the settings mean)
  • Focusing Points and settings

We’ll also go over basic equipment – what works & what doesn’t. We’ll discuss the topics and make some pictures to demonstrate your new skills.

This will get you started on the technical aspects to making great pictures!

Suggested Locations:  

Gabrielson Park – Sausalito  Location Info

Natalie Coffin Greene Park – Ross   Location Info

Shoreline Park – Tiburon   Location Info

You can pick the date and location when you Sign Up  *We can change the start time after you sign up – John will contact you after you sign up.