Registration Deadline – Photography for Beginners SIG


March 3, 2022    
10:00 pm


Bookings closed

Event Type


This SIG is intended for members who are new photographers and would like a crash course on the basics.  The sessions will be led by long time member, Robert Shechter. 


  • Camera basics; the importance of backing up images
  • The process of taking a picture
  • The photography triangle: aperture, shutter speed, ISO
  • Exposure compensation
  • Formats: JPG and RAW
  • Exposure modes: Matrix, Centre Weight and Spot metering
  • Camera modes: Aperture priority, Shutter speed priority, Manual
  • White balance, Reading a histogram
  • Field of view; types of lenses
  • Concept of depth of field
  • Image and quality of light
  • Composition basics: what to include/exclude in your image
  • Macro photography basics


Date & Time

Sessions will be held on four consecutive Thursdays: March 10, 17, 24, 31 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm


These sessions will be held in Robert’s studio @ 29 Artreeva Drive, Thornhill, Ontario


$25 to be paid at first class by cash or cheque


Camera, Preferably a Single Lens Reflex



Bookings are closed for this event.

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