Photo Composition – Class 1

Casper College, 3/26/19Instructor: Karel Mathison Composition is the art of controlling an image's presentation. Dominant factors include object placement, lighting, color, and focus. Composition is critical to turning an okay photograph into a good one. One can never be a good photographer without a mastery of composition. This class is conducted differently than the previous …

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DSLR Intro – Class 4

Casper College, 3/21/19Instructor: Karel Mathison Topics Polarizing Filter DemoFocus SelectorMetering ModePicture ControlsRetouch MenuToysReferences Polarizing Filter Demo This was an outdoor demo using two different subjects viewed at a 90° horizontal angle from the sun. The 90° angle is the point of maximum polarizing effect. More acute or obtuse angles have a diminished effect. Viewing the …

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DSLR Intro – Class 3

Casper College, 3/6/19Instructor: Karel Mathison Topics Self TimerPlayback & Deleting PhotosFilters (UV, Polarizing, Neutral Density)White BalanceHistogramsExposure CompensationExposure BracketingRAW vs. JPG Self Timer The timer introduces a delay between press of the shutter release and opening of the shutter curtain. This delay is configurable. My camera supports delays of 2, 5, 10, and 20 seconds. There …

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