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- MECHANICS OF A DSLR or MIRRORLESS CAMERA-A 2 hour online course with in-the-field demos, a lecture and inspirational photographs. (See free samples of this online course to decide if you would like to purchase it.)
- RULES OF COMPOSITION-A 2 hour online course of lectures, in-the-field demos and inspirational photo examples, with ten different easy to learn composition strategies that elevate snap shots to compelling photographers. (See free samples of this online course to decide if you would like to purchase it.)
The Mission District is an ever-changing community in San Francisco, dating back to the last century and before, as a generation defining locale. There are unending photo ops here and your Digital Photo Academy Instructor will demonstrate and supervise a variety of camera and composition strategies to maximize the photo experience.
Start with any of the old-world churches, first the exteriors from close-up and/or a short distance, directly in front of the structure, or off to the side, a worm’s eye view pasting the building flat against the sky or nuzzled within front plants and bordering edifices. There will be adequate discussion on the visual effect of all of these positioning options. From there, step inside the church and your instructor will help you to maximize creativity and manual camera control to capture the rich woodwork aglow from the natural light streaming in from windows. How about a silhouette of an individual standing in from of a stained glass window, brightened from the outside sun?
There are also many opportunities to capture people on the go, whether trendy shoppers, dog-walkers as well as outsiders who should be held in special regard. Again, your instructor will be a catalyst for approaching people to encourage them to be the subject of an environmental portrait in front of one of the many colorful wall paintings. You can text the model a copy of your photo if you like.