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7 Steps To Better Photography Workshop

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Our next 7 Steps To Better Photography Workshop is scheduled for Sunday, March 31st. In this 3-4 hour class you will learn about how to use your camera to create beautiful photographs. Go to www.ClearyPhotoWorkshops.com for more information and to sign up.


This class is designed for photography beginners and photo enthusiasts looking to learn the basics of digital photography- both the art and the science of it. During this fast paced 4 hour workshop Dan and Maria Cleary will share with you a comprehensive overview of the their 7 step method for creating amazing images.

Step One: Basic Function of Today’s Modern Digital Camera! You’ll learn and finally understand your camera! Whether you have a point & shoot, pro-sumer model, or a top of the line professional DSLR, Dan and Maria will make sure you get the most of your camera!

Step Two: The Technical Stuff! You’ll learn and understand what all those buttons and settings do! But more importantly, you’ll actually learn how to best use them! We will be covering:

  • What Are F Stops?

  • Shutter Speed?

  • White Balance?

  • ISO (What we used to call film speed)?

  • What Is A Proper Exposure?

Step Three: Image Composition! Here’s is where you will learn about the “artsy” stuff and how to give your images more impact with:

  • Leading Lines

  • Converging Lines

  • The Rule of 3rds

  • Symmetrical and “A” Symmetrical Images

  • Creating A Center Of Attention

Step Four: Lighting Techniques! Learn how to light like a pro with:

  • Finding The Direction Of Light

  • Sun vs Shade

  • Indoors vs Outdoors

  • Natural Light vs Flash

  • What Is A Reflector?

Step Five: Making Your Subjects Look Their Best! Dan will share with you many of these secrets for making his subjects look their best! He’ll cover:

  • Using The Proper Lens

  • Camera Angle

  • Posing

  • Expression

  • Spontaneity

  • Tips For Photographing Kids

  • Use Of Props

Step Six: It’s the Little Things! When it comes to bettering your photography, it’s all about refining the little things and looking for details. Dan will show you how to turn what would normally be a snapshot into a work of art!

Step Seven: Enjoying Your Photographs After You’ve Created Them! You’ve created them…now what do you do with them??? Dan and Maria will demonstrate the latest ways to enjoy your images as fine art prints, albums, slideshows, and more!

Bottom-line, no matter what your skill level is or the type of camera you own, Dan and Maria Cleary, MFAs, will give you some of the best information regarding photography you will ever receive. You’ll leave the classroom knowing how to operate your camera and the inspiration to put that knowledge into practice! Join Dan and Maria for their 7 Steps to Better Photography 4 Hour Crash Course!


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September 22
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Cleary Creative Photography
4140 Linden Ave, # 220,
Dayton, OH 45432 United States
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