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Workshop | DSLR + Mirrorless Basics: Learn to use that fancy camera, Hosted by Amanda Archibald

  • Steadfast Supply 300 Tingey Street Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)

Sunday, June 10th
1:00PM – 3:00PM

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Join Amanda Archibald on Sunday, June 10th 1pm-3pm at Steadfast Supply for an afternoon of photography knowledge, camera tips and good vibes. This class will be taught with DLSR and Mirrorless camera users in mind.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: Learn how your camera works so that you can create the perfect image. Composing the frame beautifully, choosing the appropriate settings for your camera, and understanding how exposures are made are just the beginning. This class is specifically designed for those who want to learn more about how their own cameras work and those elusive manual exposure settings.

CLASS TOPICS WILL INCLUDE: We will cover composition and framing basics - and how you can begin, and sustain, making beautiful and unique images

  • Master your camera’s manual exposure settings!
  • ISO - what is it and why do I care?
  • Leave with a solid understanding of Depth of Field and Aperture controls
  • Creating artistic images through manual exposure settings, i.e. learn to capture movement
  • Best practices for using auto + manual focus
  • How to handle White Balance (and avoid weird color casts!)
  • Which lenses are best for you?

You'll walk away with your very own photography manual, priceless new knowledge about the workings of your camera, and 2-3 new images that you create during the workshop.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own camera. An extra battery, memory card, and your camera’s instruction manual are also very helpful to have on hand at this class.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Amanda Archibald is a photographer and arts educator living and working within the District.  She teaches high school photography in McLean, Virginia, hosts monthly workshops at the Petworth Library in NW, exhibits her work locally, collaborates with other DC photographers and always aims to capture that perfect light, those unforgettable moments. She will guide you step by step through the photographic process and teach you how to best utilize those confusing buttons on your fancy camera.


All attendees will receive 10% off any day-of Steadfast Supply purchase :)


Earlier Event: June 9
Sample & Shop | Killa Cakes
Later Event: June 10
Sample & Shop | Chouquette