New Photography Class starting Thursday, July 8th from 1 – 2:30 p.m.
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This is a popular 5 week course taught by professional photographers Jill Flyer
andLuis Mancera McCormick,
co-owners of Galeria Quattro in Ajijic.
Their work is shown here at Lakeside and in other areas of Mexico
, as well as in the United States.
Material covered in the classes includes:
How to operate your camera and all its options
A history of photography via a slide show
Understanding of how cameras work via apertures and shutters
How to use manual controls on a camera (most cameras have override manual controls). When to use your automatic settings and when to use manual controls.
How to shoot a moving subject
Discussion of lenses and megapixels
Compositional exercises in the field
Discussions of lighting, indoor and out, & the use of tripods
Students are given specific assignments "in the field" and there are always two instructors to give advice and hands-on instruction. Later, each person's work is projected on a screen, so that students can all learn from each other and the goal is to provide constructive commentary to each person's work. It´s a fun class and a fun way to learn photography.
Classes are taught at the Cultural Center in Chapala (Old Train Station), starting Thursday, July 8th from 1 – 2:30 p.m. The cost is $500 pesos for the entire 5 week session. Classes are taught in Spanish and in English. Minimum of 5 students is necessary to hold a class.
Later this summer, Jill and Luis will follow up this class with a class in Photoshop. For more information on either class, contact Jill at: email@example.com or at 766-3025.
Classes are taught in Spanish and in English.
If you want to see some of my photos and photo services, check out my "Galeria" on my new blog at
www.jillflyer.com. I can also be found on www.mexploration.net for photo workshop/tours here in Mexico. And, follow me on Twitter too @ www.twitter.com/jillflyer.