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Beyond the Basics- Next Steps: Understanding Manual Exposure- Hunt’s Photo, Melrose

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



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Class Summary

Date & Time:

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hunt's Photo, Melrose
The How & Why to use Manual Exposure in the Field
Skill Level:
All Skill Levels Welcome
Rebecca Wade
Class size:
10 attendees
What to Bring:
  • Make sure to bring your camera with a lens.
  • If you own a tripod, you are welcome to bring it.
  • Bring an extra camera battery (make sure to charge it!) and memory cards.
  • As always, bring your enthusiasm and creative thoughts!
Recommended Prerequisites:
We recommend taking our Beginner Photography class (or have basic understanding of those concepts) before you take this class.

As always, if you are sick or feeling unwell, STAY HOME! We will gladly give you a credit towards a future class.

Refund / Cancellation Policy

Refund Policy – Classes / Walks / Workshops

For classes, walks, & workshops, cancellations and postponement can be made up to 48-hours prior to the scheduled time. Refunds cannot be granted for cancellations placed less than 48-hours before a class or walk, but you can receive a 75% credit toward a future class, walk, or workshop.

For all cancellations, you must contact classes@huntsphoto.com prior to the event. If you register for a class and do not show up, your payment will be forfeited.


Please note: This is a 2-part class that will meet on the dates listed above
After learning “the basics” of digital photography, become more comfortable in the world of digital photography by taking the next step.
Learning about photography can be a real challenge! For this reason, we often start newcomers off using the “Priority Modes” (Ex. Aperture Priority) because it’s “easier”. In reality, these priority modes are just one solution. For some photographers, there is only the manual mode. But why is it important to shoot in the Manual mode? Are there reasons to use manual vs. Aperture priority and vice-versa? How can we maximize usability?

While our Beginner class scratches the surface of these functions, this Beyond the Basics class will cover in-depth:

•Your Camera’s Light Meter and how it works
•Use of Aperture Priority vs. Manual modes
•Photographing in RAW vs. Jpeg

We will also give an assignment to do outside of class in order to help strengthen your photographic abilities!

Understanding the full-functionality of your camera is a necessity to improving your flexibility when photographing in a variety of situations. This course is designed to help you feel more comfortable about how to change your camera’s settings in those situations. It is recommended as a follow-up to our Beginner Photography course.

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