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BEGINNER 3-Class GIFT

$270.00 $195.00

Redeemable for EACH of the Following:
PHOTO1 The Basics
PHOTO2 Techniques
PHOTO3 Perfection

 

Use your gift certificate to sign up for classes anytime. Includes a personalized message to the gift recipient.

 

PHOTO1 The Basics

Class Information
DAYTIME CLASS10:00am – 12:30pm
EVENING CLASS6:00pm – 8:30pm
WHERE807 Rochow, 77019
CLASS SIZE (MAX)20 students per class
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITENone
WHAT TO BRINGCamera, lenses, pen & paper

 

PHOTO1 The Basics – Description
This is a one-day 2 1/2-hour class teaching you to no longer use Automatic. Instead, you will learn how to use the “Aperture Priority” and “Shutter Priority” modes. These modes give you a wide range of control over your pictures without the difficulties of shooting on Manual. This is why we don’t teach Manual photography at the beginner stage.. “Priority” modes are extremely versatile, less work-intensive and less confusing to start with. Manual photography can involve mathematical calculations, which we feel is too big of a leap forward when starting your photographic education. In fact, there are many cases where using Priority Modes is the preferred method of shooting.

The goal of the PHOTO1 The Basics photography class is to begin understanding your camera, and its settings for crafting your pictures. From this class, you will begin using your camera for what it’s really worth. You will also learn about lenses and what to look for when purchasing camera equipment. 

Topics Covered:

  • Semi-Automatic Modes – Aperture Priority &, Shutter Priority
  • ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed
  • Optimal settings for difficult lighting, portraits, sports & action, creative photography, fireworks, nighttime photography, etc
  • How to navigate your camera’s settings
  • Lenses and focal length

Includes: 

  • Detailed downloadable notes and photography assignments
  • Direct correspondence with your instructor for questions and feedback.

 

PHOTO2 Techniques

Class Information
DAYTIME CLASS10:00am – 12:30pm
EVENING CLASS6:00pm – 8:30pm
WHERE807 Rochow, 77019
CLASS SIZE (MAX)20 students per class
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITEPHOTO1 The Basics
WHAT TO BRINGCamera, lenses, pen & paper

 

PHOTO2 Techniques – Description
This is a one-day 2 1/2-hour class that teaches you the most useful settings in your camera menu. We like to call theses settings “Secondary Functions”. Secondary Functions allow you to tweak your camera’s performance for focusing, fast action & motion, creative portraits and coloration. Knowing these settings helps you optimize your camera to ease frustrations and difficulties…that way you can capture the perfect moment at the right time.

You will also learn about metering; an inquisitive topic on how to control light and exposure. In the portion of the class you will learn about one single button on your camera that will give you consistent exposures with every shot.

The goal of this class is for you to master your camera’s controls so you and your camera can work together in harmony.

Topics Covered:

  • Faster focusing techniques for action/movement
  • Creative focusing for
  • Rapid shooting for sports & action
  • White Balance for color correction
  • Bracketing and EV Compensation
  • Metering and A/E Lock

Includes: 

  • Detailed downloadable notes and photography assignments
  • Direct correspondence with your instructor for questions and feedback.

 

PHOTO3 Perfection

Class Information
DAYTIME CLASS10:00am – 12:30pm
EVENING CLASS6:00pm – 8:30pm
WHERE807 Rochow, 77019
CLASS SIZE (MAX)20 students per class
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE
WHAT TO BRINGCamera, lenses, pen & paper

 

PHOTO3 Perfection – Description
This is a one-day 2 1/2-hour class that focuses on using your camera’s flash to enhance lighting in your pictures. Learn to overcome the greatest difficulties in photography which is dark/indoor lighting. Also learn to produce soft, natural looking light rather than the harshness you are accustomed to seeing from your flash. Everything you learn applies to your camera’s built-in flash as well as an external flash attachment. However, one small portion of this class shows you the one thing an external flash attachment can do that the built-in flash cannot. This short portion of the class will make you drool for an external flash if you don’t already own one. Don’t run out and purchase an external flash for this class because we will talk about what you should think about when purchasing flash equipment.

The Goal of this class is to understand how to use your camera’s flash and flash settings for beautiful lighting for dark/indoor as well as daytime photography.

After taking our three photography classes you will be equipped to take the amazing pictures you have always been hoping for. After completing all 3 Beginner PHOTO classes,  students are eligible to attend our monthly Meetup Excursions for hands on practice with your instructor. Learn More

Topics Covered:

  • Using flash with Priority modes
  • Flash compensation
  • Making the flash travel farther
  • Bouncing a flash indoors and outdoors
  • Fill flash for the daytime
  • Enhancing light without a flash

Includes:

  • Detailed downloadable notes and photography assignments.
  • Direct correspondence with your instructor for questions and feedback.

 

GIFT Certificate Options

Receive your printable Photography Class gift certificate via email.  Include a personalized message on the gift certificate.  Gift certificates expire 2 years after purchase. Your Photography Class gift certificate will be sent to you with in 24-hours of purchase.


HOW TO REDEEM YOUR GIFT

  • Navigate to the “Ala Carte” class(es) you wish to register for
  • Choose a class date and click “Add to Cart”
  • Apply your gift code to the shopping cart.  This allows you to register for your class(es) without providing payment. More Info

 

 

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A MEMBER
Completion of the Following Classes:

MEMBERS receive 50% OFF of all Excursions 

By becoming a member you receive 50% off Photo Excursions. Excursions are a great way to practice with Lead Instructor, Lana Kelley assisting you. There is no better way to learn photography than to use your knowledge. 

This is where you receive the coaching and support to improve your photographic skills. Join us each month for photography excursions where we take pictures together “on- location”. Providing you with continuing hands-on education outside of the classroom. A great way to meet new people with an interest in photography.

Beginner Class, Workshop, and Excursion registrations are Non-Refundable. Refunds for Gift Certificates are available up to 7-days after purchase. 
HOW TO RESCHEDULE A CLASS -  Login to your account to submit a reschedule request. After submitting your request you will receive an email response within 2 business days providing you with a rescheduling code & instructions to reschedule your class(es) online. Your rescheduling code will be valid for 3 months.

RESCHEDULING POLICYTo determine your options for rescheduling your registration, please read the subsections below:  
  • BEGINNER CLASSES - All Beginner class purchases are not eligible for refund. However, you may request a class credit to reschedule your class. There is a $10 rescheduling/credit fee per class. You may request a class credit/reschedule up to 10 days after your original class date. If you have signed up for a package series you may need to reschedule multiple classes in order to attend those classes in their intended order.

  • WORKSHOPS - All Workshop class purchases are not eligible for refund.  If you have not downloaded the Workshop class materials, you may reschedule your Workshop by submitting a reschedule request no less than 14 days prior to the Workshop date. There is a $10 rescheduling/credit fee per workshop. 

  • EXCURSIONS - All Excursion purchases purchases are not eligible for refund. There is also no option to reschedule your Excursion. Therefore you should make sure your schedule will permit you to attend the Excursion before you register.

  • GIFT CERTIFICATES - All gift certificates are non-refundable after purchase. Gift certificates expire 2 years after the purchase date. In the event your gift certificate is not working, you may request that we reset your gift code. Simply email your gift code to: learn@everydayphotoclass.com.

  • TRANSFER A CLASS - All classes, workshops and gift certificates can be transferred to another person without penalty. To transfer your class(es) to a friend or family member you must contact EverydayPhotoClass at 281-716-2112. All applicable rescheduling fees still apply to transferred classes.