Thursday, September 24, 2009

Reminder: A Little Workshop is Tonight!

Don't let the G-20 madness fool you, A Little Workshop is still on for tonight. We'll be avoiding the dignitaries at Phipps by tromping around Frick Park. And if it rains? Hey, it's a trash the dress session, so it'll still work. Should be fun, and I can't wait to see you there!

All the details (and there's some spots left!):

If you've ever wondered how to use your fancy schmancy digital SLR camera in a mode other than "auto" but can't get beyond reading the manual, then I've got some good news for you.

I've decided to host a small workshop to share some of the tips and tricks I use in my work and to help folks really get the best use of their SLR cameras. That means (shudder), turning the dial to "manual mode" and learning how to get the correct exposure in camera.

Personally, I'm a hands-on type of learner, so this workshop will primarily be that: hands-on. It will consist of several components. The first will be some basic learning of what determines exposure and how to work with available light. Next we'll be doing a "trash the dress" type of shoot with a couple whose wedding I shot this summer. Lastly, I'll briefly explain some post-processing that I do and answer any questions you may have. It should be a ton of fun and hopefully very helpful to you!

So, the 411:
When: 5pm on September 24, 2009 (that's next Thursday)
Where: Frick Park on the eastside of Pittsburgh. We'll be meeting on the side closest to Braddock Avenue here:
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If you turn onto Lancaster from W. Hutchinson, you'll follow a small road into the park. There's a parking lot at the bottom, and I'll be in standing in or near the parking lot.

Who: Anyone who has a digital SLR camera interested in learning how to use it better. Limited to the first 10 people who sign up.
What to Bring: Your camera, any lenses that you own, memory cards, and your questions!
How much does it cost? $25 You can pay through paypal here:

Once 10 people have signed up, no more will be accepted.

I hope to see you there, and let me know if you have any questions!

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