Birmingham School of Photography
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Introduction To 

Digital Photography

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You have bought your first Manual-Exposure digital camera (D-Slr) such as :
-Canon 10D, 20D, 30D, 40D,  50D, 60D, 70D, 7D, or 5D
-Canon Rebel,  XT,  XTI, XS, XSI, T1I, T2I, T3, T3I, T4I, T5i, SLI
-Nikon D70, D80,  D90, D700, D7100, D700, D600, D800 
-Nikon D100, Nikon D200, or D300
-Nikon D50, D40 or D40x, or D60, D3000, D3100, D3200, D5000, D5100, or D5200
-Pentax *ist, k100, KD
-Sony Alpha Series
-Olympus Pen or Olympus DSLR
-A digital camera that can be operated in a Manual Exposure Mode (M) 
(such as a Canon Powershot or Sony Cybershot), 

And you have now become overwhelmed and confused how to make the best out of your equipment, this is the course for you. Come and let us help you
understand the different aspects of photography: 

-Image sizing and resolution
-How to best store and backup your images
-The difference between erasing your card and formatting it
-Image Quality- Raw vs. Jpeg
-Concept of Aperture Openings/F-stops
-Shutter speeds
-ISO/ film Speeds on a digital camera
-How to find correct exposures indoors and outside
-How to correctly compose your images
-The  gray-making property of your cameras lightmeter and how to overcome it. 
-Learn how to
correctly expose your images using a gray card or the palm of your hand
-How to calibrate your meter for perfect exposures
-The metering modes on the camera and what they do
-The drive modes on your camera
-The Autofocus and Manual Focus settings on your camera
-The Autofocus settings and how they can be changed
-The Drive Modes on the camera
-The White Balance functions on your camera
-The different exposure modes and shooting modes on the camera

You will also be shown  how to improve your images by using PhotoShop  image editing software. You will have personalized attention from the instructor, so that you  may reach the goals that you set out for yourself in this course. the goals that you set out for yourself in this course. the goals that you set out for yourself in this course.

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Supplies Needed For the Class:

- A Digital Camera that has Manual Functions
- A Memory Card for your camera
- If you have your camera manual, please bring it to class with you

- An 18% Gray Card ( this may be purchased from us or Online)

April 2015 Class

Daytime Class
4 sessions/ 12 Hours
10-1 pm
April 13-May 4
Instructor: Paris Farzad

Night Class
4 sessions/12 Hours
6-9 pm
April 13-May 4
Instructor: Paris Farzad

Course Fee:$ 150 (cash or check accepted at time of class-You can also Pay with 
Credit Card on Paypal- ) )




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Birmingham School of Photography
The Studio
1018 Montgomery Hwy
Vestavia Hills, Al 35216


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