The Aspley Camera Club will be holding a BEGINNERS’ COURSE on the following dates: Wednesday evenings 2nd June, 9th June, 23rd June, 30th June and the last one will be on the 7th July. These will be held in the meeting room in the Bracken Ridge library from 7pm to 9.30pm.
- Please note – no class on Wed 16th June is meeting room is booked for another activity.
Any members or friends of members, who wish to come along bring your camera gear & manual if you have one, a pen and notepad.
There will be membership forms available for anyone wishing to join. If wishing to take part in these lessons or make enquiries, please rsvp by emailing Daryl Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org or via the ACC Website Events Calendar.
All welcome but the depth of the course is limited and aimed at encouraging participants to explore other options offered by their camera other than setting the camera on Auto.
It is expected that the participant has a digital camera which permits manual adjustment of speed and aperture.
The lessons are offered free of charge. However participants will be required to have paid the annual club membership at the commencement of the course date.
The Aims of the course:
To provide participants with an understanding of:
- the main elements of a digital camera
- selecting camera settings relevant to a task.
- composition considerations
Week 1 June 2: (Presenter: Owen Marks )
Explore the camera
Set Up, Handling, Changing lenses, cleaning
Switches and Buttons
Focus – Autofocus
Auto vs Manual Settings
Weeks 2 June 9: (Presenters: Dianne Hodge and Jim Psaltis)
ISO vs Speed vs Aperture
Depth of Field
Week 3 June 23: John Stein – Intro to Photoshop) TBC
Software: Introduction to Photoshop
(Presenter will also be demonstrating how to prepare photos for monthly competition – format requirements et al for Print & Projection.)
Week 4 June 30: (Presenters: Lyndall & Robbie Lazar)
Week Five July 7: (Presenter: Peter Law)
Software: Introduction to Lightroom