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SD011 Light and Exposure: Mastering Manual Mode

  • 01 Dec 2016
  • 10:00 AM
  • 08 Dec 2016
  • 2:00 PM
  • Course location will be communicated 24hrs before the start date
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Thursdays, 1 and 8 December

10:00am- 2:00pm

Cost: €100

Intrigued by the variety of modes and settings on your camera? Get away from the simple choice of shooting with an automatic mode by mastering when to use the other settings.

This course explores in-depth the manual mode factors of ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. You'll analyze the interaction among them and learn when to apply the manual mode settings. Each class starts with an explanation of each element and continues with practical work in difficult lighting conditions. A review and suggestions of your images will follow.

Students can expect to:

  • learn about the manual mode settings on their camera;

  • learn about ISO, shutter speeds, and how to tackle challenging light situations;

  • get hands-on experience with practical assignments;

  • participate in a friendly critique of their work.

Course requirements

  • Suitable for beginner and intermediate photographers; advanced level also welcome.  Participants are to bring a camera that can manually set the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture.

Instructor: Juan Manuel Abellán graduated in Advertising and Visual Arts and holds a Master in Contemporary Photography. He has worked with the agency Magnum Photo and exhibited his work in several exhibitions, including at the Centre Georges Pompidou. Passionate about photography, Juan Manuel works as a freelance photographer with a specialization in portrait, reportage and fine art photography. He looks forward to sharing his secrets with WICE members.
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