Intro to DSLR and Mirrorless Photography with Jeremy Driesen
Dates: February 16, 23, March 2
Time: 4:00 - 6:00PM
Location: Photography Studio (Farmhouse)
Fee: $120 for 3-week course
All students must wear masks. Digital SLR, Film SLR or Mirrorless camera required. Limited to 4 students.
Week 1 – Camera Basics
This class will focus on the basics of camera technique and proper exposure and will give students an understanding of shutter speed, aperture and ISO (ASA on film cameras). This will include discussion of Depth of Field, light sensitivity, picture quality, etc as well as basics including how to hold a camera properly, how to avoid motion blur, etc.
Week 2 – Introduction to Adobe Lightroom
Lightroom is the go-to software for editing and organizing digital images. We will discuss all editing basics, including exposure adjustment, cropping, color adjustment, white balance, etc. We will also discuss file architecture and safe storage methods.
Week 3 – Student Show and Critique
Each student will bring a small portfolio of photos to be used in a peer-to-peer critique which will include discussion of how the material covered in the first two sessions was employed.
Jeremy Driesen has photographed rock stars and celebrities, titans of business, nutty little kids, and everything in-between. He has photographed events for Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, NBC, L’Oreal, Time Inc., WarnerMedia, and many more. On Martha’s Vineyard, he shoots regularly for The MV Times and has been the official photographer for Beach Road Weekend, Taste of The Vineyard, and The Vineyard Concert Series. His work has appeared on American Idol and in Cosmopolitan Magazine, Boston Magazine, Vineyard Style, MV Arts & Ideas, Martha's Vineyard Magazine, and Edible Vineyard and he has been featured on WMVY Radio. Vineyard Noir is his book of a different side of Vineyard life.