The term composition means 'putting together’. It’s the way you arrange or place the objects in the frame of your image. This class will help you understand composition concepts like the Rule of Thirds, and how to balance your image with framing, leading lines, and mergers.
Don’t go through life taking bad photos. Learn the difference between being a ‘Picture Taker’ and a ‘Photographer’. Michael will demonstrate good composition by shooting demo subjects in class using these guidelines. You will learn to see good composition, which will help you achieve greater success and increase the visual aesthetic of your image. This 3-hour hands-on photo class is part of the series “Fundamental Photography”, and will teach you the building blocks of photography.
What to Bring:
Bring your DSLR camera (no point and shoot cameras) with lens, user manual (can be downloaded from the manufacturer) and your questions to class Most of all, bring your enthusiasm and eagerness to master your camera!
Beginner to Intermediate: Attendee should be familiar with the basic functions and menus of their camera
Suggested Prerequisite courses:
Fundamentals of Photography: ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed
Fundamentals of Photography: The Digital Negative
Fundamentals of Photography: Depth of Field
Michael Nadler is a graduate of California State University Fullerton with a degree in Communication/ Photojournalism. After several years of photojournalism, Michael entered the more lucrative area of Photographic Retail Management. After 15 year as everything from Sales to Buyer, Advertising Exec, to Digital Specialty innovator, he was asked by Canon to take up the new challenge of digital imaging. Embracing the challenge, he put forth his full efforts. Beginning with the Canon DCS-1, Michael has since become an advisor to companies such as Apple, Adobe, Microsoft, Getty, Corbus, Warner Bros., ABC/Disney, Paramount, CBS, NBC, NANPA, PPA, PPC, WPPI, Upperdeck, AAED, ADA, CDA, News Services, and many, many others bringing them into the Digital Age. His knowledge of digital imaging and processes as well of his mastery of Canon has set him apart in the photographic community. For 15 years Michael has educated and inspired photographers from around the globe. This new chapter for him is to help inspire the future generations of photographers.