DSLR Camera Classes

BEGINNING DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY

 

This series goes from ground zero to understanding the basics of photography - ISO, Shutter, and Aperture - in three sessions. Choose your session length when registering.
Beginning 1 DSLR Photography

 

B1 DSLR - This class focuses on the all-important anatomy of lenses, difference between types and categories of lenses, focal lengths and when to use them, creative effects of different lens types; compositional techniques and framing that will immediately improve your shooting, as well as overview of the camera parts and different systems it has, JPG and RAW and when to use them, and creating a good work flow for your images.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Beginning 2 DSLR Photography

 

B2 DSLR goes in-depth on the technical and creative aspects of shutter, aperture, and ISO.  Covers Program, Aperture Priority, and Shutter Priority. Introduces further compositional techniques based on the elements of art and principles of design.  Hands-on shooting, ample image examples, and plenty of time for questions and instructor feedback!

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Beginning 3 DSLR Photography

 

B3 DSLR covers Focusing systems, Drive mode, understanding Exposure Compensation in priority modes, and further compositional techniques based on the elements of art and principles of design. This is the last session in the Beginning DSLR level and prepares the student for understanding metering and shooting in full Manual mode in the Intermediate sessions. Hands-on shooting and ample time for questions and instructor feedback!

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Beginning Level (1-3) DSLR Photography

BL DSLR includes all three Beginning sessions.  Each session may be scheduled separately.  It goes from ground zero to understanding the basics of photography - ISO, Shutter, and Aperture, priority modes, focusing and drive systems, lens selection and control, compositional techniques and the art of photography - in three 2 hour sessions. Plenty of image examples, hands-on shooting and instructor feedback is provided throughout. Tuition is discounted for all three sessions.

One hour minimum per session is recommended.  Sessions may be purchased now and scheduled at different times.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

 
INTERMEDIATE DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY

 

This series continues from the Beginning series by applying and integrating ISO, Shutter, and Aperture with metering into your shooting and deepening your understanding of the camera's peripheral systems. In three sessions.  Choose your session length when registering.
Intermediate 1 DSLR Photography

 

I1 DSLR This workshop is for people who are fairly familiar with using different file types, and have shot in aperture or shutter priority, but want to take their shooting to the next level by understanding how ISO, shutter and aperture work together, creative possibilities with these light controls, and understanding how to use the camera's built-in light meter.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Intermediate 2 DSLR Photography

 

I2 DSLR - Presents some basic elements of art to begin creating more interesting compositions and introduces white balance, color temperature and how they relate to your camera’s WB settings. Hands-on shooting is integrated into the session.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Intermediate 3 DSLR Photography

I3 DSLR - Explores a creative use of white balance, and presents some further elements of art to begin creating more interesting compositions. Hands-on shooting is integrated into the session.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Intermediate Level (1-3) DSLR Photography

 

IL DSLR - These sessions cover how ISO, shutter, and aperture work together in manual mode, creative possibilities with these light controls, and understanding how to use the camera's built-in light meter to control your exposure. They also cover lighting scenarios such s back-lighting and lens flare. They introduce white balance, what it means, when to use it, and how to apply it creatively to your images. Finally, they show you how to integrate additional elements of art and principles o design into your images. Plenty of image examples, hands-on shooting and instructor feedback is provided throughout.

 

One hour minimum per session is recommended.  Sessions may be purchased now and scheduled at different times.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

ADVANCED DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY

 

 
This series continues from the Intermediate series by continuing to shoot in full Manual mode,  understanding the camera's peripheral systems and exploring further compositional techniques. In three sessions.  Choose your session length when registering.

Advanced 1 DSLR Photography

 

A1 DSLR - This session focuses on shooting in full manual mode in various situations, planning to create good images, metering modes for unique situations, and understanding your histogram, and continuing compositional techniques incorporating the elements of art and principles of design into your imagery.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Advanced 2 DSLR Photography
 

A2 DSLR - This session focuses utilizing your on-camera flash to achieve good exposure, including an understanding of how flash and ambient light work together, and continuing compositional techniques incorporating the elements of art and principles of design into your imagery.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Advanced 3 DSLR Photography
 

A3 DSLR - This session focuses on utilizing flash exposure compensation to precisely control your on-camera flash output and mix and bounce it appropriately, and final compositional techniques incorporating the elements of art and principles of design into your imagery. Plenty of hands-on shooting is integrated into the session.

 

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

Advanced Level (1-3) DSLR Photography

 

AL DSLR - Covers shooting in full manual mode in various scenarios, planning to create good images, metering modes for unique situations, understanding your histogram, and final compositional techniques incorporating the elements of art and principles of design into your imagery.   It also covers utilizing your on-camera flash to achieve good exposure, including an understanding of how flash and ambient light work together, and utilizing flash exposure compensation to precisely control your on-camera flash output. Plenty of image examples, hands-on shooting and instructor feedback is provided throughout.

 

One hour minimum per session is recommended.  Sessions may be purchased now and scheduled at different times.

WHERE: Story Forge Nashville, 720 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210 unless otherwise noted

AGE: 14-Adult, open to the general public

CLASS SIZE: CURRENTLY PRIVATE OR SEMI-PRIVATE (4) ONLY

EQUIPMENT: DSLR camera, a full battery, empty memory card, pen/paper

 

TUITION: $100/HR. PRIVATE PRO, $180/HR. SEMI-PRIVATE PRO (up to 4 included)

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