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

  • Topics include:
  • 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 will cover basic equipment - what works & what doesn't. We'll also make some pictures to demonstrate your new skills.

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

Suggested Locations:  

Gabrielson Park - Sausalito  Location Info

Natalie Coffin Greene Park - Ross   Location Info

Shoreline Park - Tiburon   Location Info

San Francisco - Embarcadero Center    Location Info

You can pick the date and location when you Sign Up  ***If you wish, we can change the start time after you sign up - John will contact you after you sign up.



$175.00 3 hours