Get a Grip on Exposure – Creative Uses for Aperture and Shutter Speed


 February 23, 2019 1PM-4PM

Location: Across from the Oculus

(Inside the glass doors of the Millennial Hilton Hotel),

 55 Church Street, New York, NY 10007, United States

Controlling the look of your photography is powerful. Join Susan Magnano on this photo walk in Lower Manhattan where you'll learn the basics of how shutter speed and aperture allow you to take control of your camera and the final look of a photograph.
You’ll learn how to create unique images by exploring different shutter speeds and apertures – turning your IDEA of a great photo into REALITY.
Susan will show the relationship between shutter speed and aperture and how to quickly adjust them on your camera.  Then, learn how to convey movement in a still image by a using techniques like dragging the shutter, zooming and panning with your subject. Finally, Susan will explain apertures, so you have a deeper understanding of how much of the image is actually in focus otherwise known as depth of field.
With these tools and techniques at the ready to use right away, you’ll begin to expand your creativity and capture amazing photographs – whatever your skill level!

What's included?

  • Professional landscape photographer guidance and location expertise

  • In the field instruction on mastering photography skills

What should I expect?

This photography walk is designed to give all participants the opportunity to shoot and capture beautiful cityscapes.  We will guide you through different photography techniques, camera settings to properly expose your shots. We will also spend a good amount of time on photo composition and developing your own style so your photos will tell your story to the viewer.

What should I bring?  

The basic gear everyone should have is a digital SLR camera body and a variety of lens. 

We will be doing some walking so it is advised for you to dress in layers and wear proper footwear. 

We also recommend bringing a water and snack to stay hydrated and happy.

Photography Walk