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    Default *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April 5)

    Basic Digital Photography Workshop (March Weekend Intake)

    Good photography is all about making the right choices--and they aren't only the scary, technical ones.

    Through live demonstrations and sample photographs, find out how making simple but critical decisions will dramatically improve your photography; learn to take control of your camera and solve real-world photography problems; and discover what makes a good photo good, and a bad photo rotten.

    In four intensive lessons, instructor Lin Junjie provide participants with the fundamentals to advance their photography beyond the casual snapshots.

    Details

    Starting 15th March 2009
    Every Sunday till 5 April 2009
    04 lessons of 02 hours each
    3pm-5pm
    Venue: 20A Smith Street (2 mins from Chinatown MRT station) or Riverwalk (5 mins from Clarke Quay MRT, 8 mins from City Hall MRT)

    Outline: For the detailed outline and registration, please visit: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

    Lesson One -- Aesthetics

    1. Decisions, decisions, decisions -- simple choices that dramatically improve your photography
    2. Using visual devices -- techniques for making your subject and photo stand out from others
    3. The decisive moment -- tips and tricks to getting the shot at the right time



    Lesson Two -- Technical

    1. Focusing and shutter release -- taking controls over autofocusing
    2. Exposure -- it's all about light
    3. Metering -- is there something like a correct exposure? how does the camera figure that out?



    Lesson Three -- Light and lenses

    1. Light -- understanding different types of and how to make the best out of the worst
    2. Flash -- why you should turn off the flash in night and use it in bright daylight, balancing with ambient, troubleshooting
    3. Lenses -- the vocabulary of photography; strengths, quirks and limitations, making sense of jargons



    Lesson Four -- Learning to critique & intro to DI

    1. Critiquing photographs -- what makes a good photo good and a bad photo rotten
    2. Intro to digital imaging -- with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2, concepts applicable to all digital imaging software, learn the best techniques to shoot breathtaking panoramas
    3. Going further -- wrapping up and further learning


    Learn the best techniques for shooting breathtaking panoramas. 94-megapixels photo of Ayutthaya temple ruins stitched from 8 photos.


    And how to use simple adjustment sliders in Lightroom to turn that panorama into this.

    Requirements

    Students must have their own DSLR or compact camera with manual override features (such as Canon G10)

    Fees & Registration

    Course Fees: S$200/- pax

    To register, please sign up at http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/register/

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April

    Slots are available for this session!

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April

    7 more places remaining!

    Read more information and sign up here: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April

    Ups for you bro. Great course for beginners to pick up the fundamentals of basic photography.
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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April

    Promotion!

    10% discount if you pay in full by March 11. Pay only $180 instead of $200.

    Additionally, if you bring a friend along, you'll be able to enjoy another $10 off your registration.


    Sign up now: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

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    Promotion!

    10% discount if you pay in full by March 11. Pay only $180 instead of $200.

    Additionally, if you bring a friend along, you'll be able to enjoy another $10 off your registration.


    Preview of lesson 3: Can't get the hang of flash photography? Always end up with a pitch black background? Learn how to balance flash with ambient light in lesson 3 with a guided field shoot.



    Images by the instructor during Thaipusam at KL Batu Caves. To view a entire photo essay of Thaipusam shot at KL Batu Caves by the instructor, please see http://tiffstudios.com/thaipusam2009/

    Sign up now: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April

    Promotion!

    10% discount if you pay in full by March 11. Pay only $180 instead of $200.

    Additionally, if you bring a friend along, you'll be able to enjoy another $10 off your registration.


    Sign up now: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

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    Default Re: *Photoscholar* - Basic Digital Photography (04 Sundays - March 15, 22, 29 & April

    Last Day for Promotion!

    10% discount if you pay in full by March 11. Pay only $180 instead of $200.

    Additionally, if you bring a friend along, you'll be able to enjoy another $10 off your registration.


    Sign up now: http://photoscholar.com/courses/basic/

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