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Beginner Photography in the Field: Boston Common & Gardens

September 25, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Saturday, September 25th, 9am-1pm • Boston, MA

Recommended prerequisite:

We recommend you take this class if you have a DSLR or mirrorless camera

“Bridge” cameras are also acceptable

All Skill Levels Welcome

Instructor: Emily Hojnowski

Class Size: 8 attendees

Class Description

Learning about photography can be a real challenge. There are so many pieces to the puzzle of photography, some of which use confusing terminology. And while we also offer other wonderful Beginner Photography classes to get you started, nothing is truly the same as hands-on in-the-field! It’s important to fully understand the “why” and “how” of your camera settings.

In this outdoor, hands-on class, you’ll learn all about the basics of photography. We will discuss Exposure (how light works with the camera), the Big Three Settings (Aperture, Shutter Speed, & ISO), how they affect your picture and how to set them, and what mode to set it to on your camera! We’ll discuss changing depth-of-field (controlling what’s in focus in the background), stopping or blurring the action in your scene, and many other basic picture-taking techniques. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about your camera in a fun and safe environment! Join us to strengthen your photographic knowledge!

In this session of Beginner Photography in the Field…
…we will be going to Boston Common & Gardens. The Boston Common and the Garden area have a multitude of subjects to photograph. From rolling greens and water to statues, plants, & flowers, the Common is an excellent meet with a friend, go for a walk, take in the scenery, or, in this case, learn about photography. The variety of subject matter, interesting textures, and wonderful angles and compositions can all lead to terrific photographs. Bring your camera and your enthusiasm to learn all about photography in a hands-on, real-life environment!

Updated COVID-19 Policies for outdoor Hunt’s Photo Walks and Workshops
Hunt’s Photo Education is aligning with CDC and state guidelines and will no longer require face masks for our outdoor Photo Walks. If you are more comfortable wearing a mask, please feel free to do so. We also recommend bringing a mask, just in case. We also ask that you maintain social distance of 6 feet from one another.
Hunt’s Photo Education will still adhere to our 8 person attendee maximum per Photo Walk with a single instructor (unless otherwise noted).
As always, if you are sick or feeling unwell, STAY HOME! We will gladly give you a credit towards a future walk.

These guidelines will stay in place until further notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at classes@huntsphoto.com.

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If you are attending this workshop, we will send out more specific instructions to you a few days prior. Please note: Some slight details above can be subject to change. This email will detail any of those minor changes.
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Dress and Gear

•Make sure to dress accordingly with the most current weather report.
•Make sure to bring your camera and any lenses you want to use. 1-2 lenses should be fine, but but be advised to bring only what you want to carry.
•Bring an extra camera battery (make sure to charge it!) and memory cards.
•You are welcome to bring a tripod, but you don’t need to.
•Feel free to bring snacks and water.
•As always, bring your enthusiasm and creative thoughts!


September 25, 2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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