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The Basics Lite

If 6-weeks of Photography the Basics feels like too much for you for some reason, here is another option. Register to be a Basics Lite student, and attend only the first 3 classes of the Photography the Basics course. The cost is less; the time commitment is less - of course, you will learn less, too, but it will certainly be enough to get you started.

 Course C1MABL - The Basics Lite

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3 Weeks • Thursday evenings 6:30 to 8:30

Next course:

Seats available:

3

Location:

 Amherst, NH

11/2/17

Learn the basic systems of your DSLR camera, and get started on the path to better control of your camera.

 

Overview:

In The Basics Lite, you'll learn about two of your most essential camera's systems - shutter and aperture - and how they work together to help you capture the images you want. You'll also learn how to use your autofocus - which can be frustrating if you don't understand what it's up to -  to improve your images. Although you won't receive your Certificate in Basic Photography, as our 6-week Photography the Basics students do, you'll still benefit from our laid-back, hands-on approach and step-by-step walk-through of what your camera does, and how, and why you should care.


Class 1:

Introductions, camera systems, exposure modes.

We will be looking at what makes up your camera system and how you can use the exposure modes to your advantage. (You will have to put up with a few minutes we spend going over the contents of the Study Kit for our 6-week members.)

Class 2:

Using your autofocus like a pro. The shutter, how it controls light entering you camera and how you can use it to control motion in your photos.

Demo: How to use the shutter to show motion. Shooting in shutter priority mode.

Class 3:

The aperture, how it controls light entering your camera and how you can use it to control the depth of field. What the numbers on your lens mean.

Demo: How to use the aperture to control the depth of field. Shooting in aperture priority mode.

NEW: We'll have a study kit for you at the first night of the course, consisting of:

• Your course book containing the 3 chapters that we'll cover in the The Basics Lite course.

• Your Quick Reference card that will prove its value to you over and over. (We'll show you how.)

What you will need to bring to class:

A generally pleasant attitude will be helpful. ;)
Your DSLR camera  
Charged battery for your camera
Storage Chip Card for your camera
The manual that came with your camera.
A notebook and writing utensil.

Your quick wit and sense of humor. :)

Upgrade Option:

If, sometime before your 3 weeks with us is up, you decide that you would like to learn about ISO, exposure, whitebalance, and shooting in manual mode - the topics we cover in weeks four through six of Photography the Basics, you can exercise our upgrade option. (Think of it as leveling up.) When you upgrade, you'll not only secure your seat in the course for an additional three weeks, but you'll also receive a complete Study Kit, full of reference materials you'll be able to draw on again and again. And you'll become eligible to receive your Certificate in Basic Photography, provided that you don't miss more than 3 classes in the 6-week session. And you can leave your notebook at home. The Study Kit includes a course book, with all the topics laid out in chapters, so you'll no longer need to keep notes on your own.

 

What if I decide not to upgrade during my 3-week Basics Lite, but end up wanting to take the 6-week Photography the Basics later on?

We can see that it might feel unfair to pay full price when the first 3 weeks would be a repeat of what you already learned. So, if, after your 3-week The Basics Lite session is over, you decide you want to attend a full Photography the Basics course, we will apply a $100 credit towards your tuition. Just call or email and we'll verify your status and send you a link to sign up when you are ready.

 

If you'd rather just go for it and dive right into Photography the Basics:

Or if you're looking for some more information to help you decide what path is best for you - visit our Photography the Basics course page. There, you'll find the details about the course, the specifications of the Study Kit, and a better understanding of the full benefits of the six week course. We want you to know as much as you can, so you can make the best choice for your photographic education.

 

Subject to availability,
your $299 course retainer reserves your seat in the next The Basics Lite course in our Amherst, NH location.

To reserve your seat in the course C1MACBL at the starting date above, click on Add to Cart

By purchasing a seat in this course you agree to our terms and conditions of sale. Your retainer fee reserves your seat and is fully refunded if the course is canceled. Per RSA 361-B, you may cancel this transaction any time prior to midnight of the third business day after the date of this transaction. When you sign up we'll send you an email to confirm. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please call us. From time to time, we videotape our classes, so it is possible that you will be recorded while studying with us. Warning: On rare occasions we do run out of chocolate chip cookies.

$299

$249

Your $336 upgrade option reserves your seat in weeks four through six of the current Photography the Basics course in our Amherst, NH location. (Please remember that this option is only available during your 3-week The Basics Lite course.)

To exercise your upgrade option, click on Add to Cart. - Upgrade only available for Basics Lite classroom course.

By purchasing a seat in this course you agree to our terms and conditions of sale. Your retainer fee reserves your seat and is fully refunded if the course is canceled. Per RSA 361-B, you may cancel this transaction any time prior to midnight of the third business day after the date of this transaction. When you sign up we'll send you an email to confirm. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please call us. From time to time, we videotape our classes, so it is possible that you will be recorded while studying with us. Warning: On rare occasions we do run out of chocolate chip cookies.

$336

$288

The Basics Lite is also available as an eLearning course. When you sign up, we'll email you your login credentials and the link to our online academy, where you can take the course at your leisure, Your credentials will be valid for 1 year.
Upgrading to Photography The Basics is not available with this version.

By purchasing a seat in this course you agree to our terms and conditions of sale. Your retainer fee reserves your seat and is fully refunded if the course is canceled. Per RSA 361-B, you may cancel this transaction any time prior to midnight of the third business day after the date of this transaction. When you sign up we'll send you an email to confirm. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please call us. From time to time, we videotape our classes, so it is possible that you will be recorded while studying with us. Warning: On rare occasions we do run out of chocolate chip cookies.

$148

$119

The study kit for The Basics Lite is included in the courses listed above. If you'd like an extra one, or if you'd just like to get your hands on a study kit, this option is for you. We'll express mail you a complete study kit for The Basics Lite. Chocolate chip cookie included.

By purchasing a seat in this course you agree to our terms and conditions of sale. Your retainer fee reserves your seat and is fully refunded if the course is canceled. Per RSA 361-B, you may cancel this transaction any time prior to midnight of the third business day after the date of this transaction. When you sign up we'll send you an email to confirm. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please call us. From time to time, we videotape our classes, so it is possible that you will be recorded while studying with us. Warning: On rare occasions we do run out of chocolate chip cookies.

$79

$49.99

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