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Are you ready to take better photographs, but not sure where to begin? Understanding the basic camera settings and how they work together is key! Get out of Auto Mode and into Manual Mode for better control over the outcome of your photos.

Cristina Elisa Photography is teaming up with The New Hope Community Partnership, Inc to bring you The Fundamentals of Photography class on November 7 & 14, 2018 from 9:30 – 11:30 am.  Class size is limited to 15 students. The class fee of $40 covers both days of class.

In this course we will –

  •  Learn about the exposure triangle – Study Aperture, Shutter Speed, & ISO. Learn how they work individually and together to create your final exposure.
  • Learn about Depth of Field, Metering, and Focal Points
  • Learn what to look for in Memory Cards
  • Gain an understanding of what your lens tells you
  •  Discuss some fundamental rules about lighting and composition
  • Get tips you can use as your are shooting to help you get your photos right in camera
  •  Suggested exercises will be given to reinforce what we have learned in class

Class participants will receive access to a private Facebook Group where they can ask questions, request critiques, and share optional homework progress. Participants will also receive a resource list which includes my favorite accessories that ensure my pictures are the best they can be.

Prerequisites for the course –

  • A DSLR or other camera which can be set to Manual Mode
  •  A 35 or 50mm prime lens is ideal but not required
  •  A love for photography!

Cost: $40 – A portion of the cost will be donated to The New Hope Community Partnership. Once you submit your form, you will be directed to PayPal for payment. Payment by check or cash is accepted, please e-mail (or use the contact page) to make arrangements after submitting your form. Spaces will only be held once payment in processed. 

Form Closed:

This class is in session and the form is closed for new submissions. If you would like to receive information on future learning opportunities, please e-mail via the contact me page to get in touch.

Cristina has over 20 years of experience as a photography hobbyist and student. She has studied photography at The College of The Holy Cross and The Houston Center for Photography. She has worked as a professional photographer for the past three years.


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