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Better Photos Now! Level 1 with Gregg Cobarr - $29.95
Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PST)
Santa Ana, CA
Photographer Gregg Cobarr’s Better Photos Now! workshop at Samy’s Camera EDU is a crash course in people photography. In this very popular class students will learn how to take manual control of their camera using the shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings. Gregg’s infectious energy and enthusiasm ensures that everyone has a great time while they are learning
- Learn how to simplify using your camera and photograph as an “extension of yourself”
- Learn how to photograph in any type of light
- Maximize your camera and lens to their fullest capabilities Work with modifying, adding or subtracting light
- Learn to take great photos of family and friends
- Easily understand aperture, shutter speed and ISO
- Shoot in any situation confidently with action or static subjects
- Learn how to choose using a handheld meter or the meter in your camera or no meter
- Capture unique photos of your pet whether very large or small
- Make quick and spontaneous decisions right in the midst of photographing
- Start using your intuitive processes … the key to great photography
- Use memory cards properly both inside and outside the camera
- Learn several basic camera tools so that you will get a great photo every time
- Leave “automatic” behind forever (at least most of the time) and take total control of your camera
- Know how and when to experiment with your camera
- Back up…back up…back up… your photos
Beginner to Intermediate: Attendee should be familiar with the basic functions and menus of their camera
Instructors Bio: Click HERE to view Gregg Cobarr's biography
"Gregg Cobarr's Better Photos Now workshop is true to its name!
It was so cool because we learned techniques and then we were able to apply them straight away. It was really hands on, and we got to try so many different techniques! Although it was a group class, Gregg made it really individual. I will take more of the Level Two classes! Gregg takes teaching photography to the next level with a fun, fast, practical and focused approach."
"I just love taking photos! I own a Nikon D300s and have RARELY shot in MANUAL mode because I didn't understand it. I had convinced myself that it was way too complicated for me to comprehend, but after taking YOUR workshop I'm shooting in MANUAL for the rest of my photography days... smile! YOU turned the "lights on" in my head. I now see and FULLY understand what MANUAL mode is all about and why it is best to ALWAYS shoot in MANUAL mode. Thank YOU so much, Gregg!"
- Sandy C.
"Great beginning workshop for those who want to dive into photography. I learned a lot about F stops, shutter speed and ISO. We even had a model there so we could practice what we learned!"
- Shelley T.
Samy's EDU is the largest photo program on the West Coast. In 2012 we held over 300 classes serving over 5000 students. We offer classes for all levels of photographers on subjects like DSLR Video, Lightroom/Photoshop, Digital Black and White, Fine Art Travel, Studio and Location Lighting. We have 3 classrooms at the Fairfax location including a computer classroom and a 50 seat seminar room with Leica projector and 55" 3D TV. There are also classes in the EDU classroom in Santa Ana, Culver City, Pasadena and Santa Barbara.
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