Low Light Photography
With a flash, without a flash, with a flashlight, on a tripod, in the dark, participants will learn to move beyond the basic camera settings to achieve the best their camera has to offer when shooting in low light. This class is hands-on techniques for taking photographs indoors using long exposures and existing lighting as well as understanding how and when to use flash. Weather permitting, we will venture outside to shoot the moon as it rises off the horizon. Bring your camera, manual(s), imagination and questions to class for hands-on low light photography. Prerequisite: “Getting the more out of your DSLR Camera” class or equivalent knowledge. This course covers long exposures, using self-time, using mirror lock up, use of tripods in long exposure, dealing with white balance and color with varied light sources, how to prevent pop-up flash and how to effectively use flash, focusing in low light, manual focus techniques, special effect photography and how to shoot the moon.
Noella Vigeant is an artist and professional photographer specialized in commercial and portrait photography. She started as a hobbyist, photographing friends, family, and far-off places for over 25 years and has a passion for the visual journey.