Photography Basics: Understanding Aperture

WorkshopPhotography Basics: Understanding Aperture
Difficulty levelBeginners and beyond
Duration3 hours
Group size6 students max.

Do you enjoy photography but feel overwhelmed by the amount of buttons on your camera?

Then this class is a great way to get started!

In this 3 hour introductory photography course, you will learn your camera basics and start to create some stunning effects such as:

  • Background Blur: this is a great effect for when you want to make your subjects stand out. Some of the uses are: portraits, food photography, detail shots and much more.


  • Bokeh: Is another effect where lights in the background get blurred and takes the shape of a circle making the background look more interesting! This effect is seen frequently in Christmas portraits/shots.aperture_bokeh_photography_class

All these effects can be learned and achieved in aperture priority (A and Av) mode

In this class you will also learn about:

  • Focus

During this outdoor class, which is limited to 6 students, you will have hands-on experience. This way students will learn how to adapt camera settings in different lighting situations.

By the end of this class you will have a very clear understanding on how to use your camera in aperture priority mode (A or Av).

Where will this class take place?

This class will be completely outdoors (whether permitting).


**Rain Location: Grand Central Station

What type camera do I need for the class?

For this course you will need a DSLR camera, Mirrorless camera or Compact camera, which has Aperture (A/Av) Priority, Shutter (S/Tv) Priority and Manual Mode.


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