Dates: April 6/7, 2019

Class Size: 10

Location: The Lincoln Experience Center, Frisco, Texas (3620 The Star Blvd., Suite 1205)

If you’ve ever wanted to dip your toes into photography and learn how to start taking great images, now is your chance! Pick up that dusty camera, wipe it off and come join me for two days at The Star in Frisco, Texas to learn as much as your brain can handle! We will cover as much as we can in the two days to get you confident in your gear, settings, and compositions.


What Will I Learn?

  • All major modes within your camera (Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual)

  • The relationship between aperture, shutter and ISO

  • When to use which lenses and how

  • The proper use of a tripod

  • The proper use of basic filters (UV, Polarizer, Grad)

  • How to utilize Live View

  • Which file formats to use and when

  • The important menu functions within your camera

  • How to import / export your images into Lightroom

  • How to edit your images in Lightroom

  • The basics of printing images

What Do I Need?

  • A DSLR or mirrorless camera

  • Any lenses you want to bring

  • Memory card

  • Tripod

  • A laptop or desktop computer that you can bring with at least the trial version of Lightroom installed


What Is Included?

  • My instruction for two days

  • Catered lunch and beverages

  • An endless supply of answers

  • Motivation!

What Is Not Included?

  • Photography gear

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April 6 - 12PM - 5PM

On Saturday, we will focus strictly on classroom studies. We will discuss the basics of photography, this will include everything from understanding composition to camera settings, lens choices, having a vision and planning, and more. It is required to bring your camera on this day, but we will not be doing any serious shooting. We will have lunch catered during the classroom session as well. You are allowed to video tape and record our sessions! We will be going over a lot of material, so any way you can retain it is allowed!

April 7 - 12PM - 4PM

On Sunday, we will take our cameras out to do a photo walk around The Star and to execute and practice techniques we learned the previous day. After our photo walk, we will then take our images into Lightroom to work on them. This day will be focused on shooting and editing. We will once again have a lunch catered.