Working with Digital SLR
DURATION - 2 HOURS
12 STUDENTS MAX
Basic camera set-up:
Format the card.
Set to manual: why you would choose to shoot in manual mode rather than automatic.
How to use the in-camera light meter.
Understanding the following settings and the technical /aesthetic result:
ISO: preventing noise.
Aperture: shallow or large depth of field.
Shutter speed: ‘freezing’ the action or creating movement, use of a tripod.
White balance: understanding colour temperature.
Auto focus v manual focus.
File formats and how to choose them.
Playback: highlight view, histogram.
Experimenting with all of these controls to experience creating different effects.