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Practical Photography

July 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Just enough basics to get you to the fun stuff!

Then sessions on techniques & equipment for landscape, portrait, travel, sports, still life, theater/concerts, and macro photography. Finally, suggestions on what cameras, lenses, and accessories to buy used and new and where to buy. Four weekly sessions.

Each course is $20 … Pre-register online!  Select only the sessions you can attend.  Can’t make it one day of the month? Don’t pick that day!  Want to buy all four at once? Check them all.

A multi-day membership of $10 added for non Greene County Maker members.

Session 1 (of 4)
Why take a photography course? Course overview, terminology (handout) & limits of the medium (why don’t my vacation pictures look like the ones in the brochure?) Then some basics: camera types, lenses (what do all those numbers mean?), what’s a sensor & what about those megapixels? Basic camera settings & what they do: aperture, shutter speed, ISO, etc., but don’t worry, it’s logical, linear, & you only have to learn it once.

Session 2 (of 4)
A few more nuts & bolts so we can get to the creative stuff. Autofocus, white balance, color basics, flash, filters, file types, light & then….COMPOSITION…..yes it’s that important.

Session 3 (of 4)
Review/questions on sessions 1 & 2. Now the fun stuff: Techniques & kit (that’s equipment) for landscape, portrait, sports, & still life photography.

Session 4 (of 4)
Techniques & kit suggestions for travel, stage (theater), & macro photography. What to buy (used & new) & where to buy it. Magazine & website suggestions. Overview of photo editing software. Recommendations for computers & monitors for photo editing.

Questions & review of topics as needed. Suggestions for future courses.


July 13
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Greene County Makers
310 S Cutler Street
Greeneville, TN 37743 United States
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