"The Basics of Photography
workshop is designed for individuals just
getting started in photography.
matter covered during the workshop to include but not limited to: The
camera system, film and digital sensors, the relationship of lens aperture
and shutter speeds, depth of field, basic composition and making
sharp images. Minimum age recommended is 15 with parent or legal guardians
Dates and Fees
Workshops scheduled for 2015 will be held every 3 months. Costs per day
$125.00. We may
increase the number of workshops depending upon interest. We offer
one and two day workshops. The minimum number of participants to conduct
a workshop is eight (8) with the maximum number accepted being fifteen
(15). A deposit is required 30 days prior to the workshop with the
balance of the course fee paid at the beginning of the workshop. If a
particular workshop is cancelled due to lack of minimum enrollment
requirements any funds already paid will be cheerfully refunded or you
may choose to use the funds to hold your space for next scheduled
workshop. The choice is yours. Be sure to email us for space
Note: Special smaller group
workshops may be arranged with a minimum of four (4) participants however
course fees will increase proportionally. Feel free to email us with any
questions you may have.
addition to your properly functioning film/digital camera we recommend the following
equipment: a dedicated or built in flash, extra set of fully charged
batteries, lens cloth and gear bag. We are not in equipment sales and it is not necessary for you to go out and
purchase additional equipment for the workshop. Wear clothing
appropriate for the season, comfortable shoes for the field outings and
since some Mississippians are convinced that the state bird should be
the Mississippi mosquito you may want to carry along some insect
protection. And for those of you that eat more than once a day a sack
lunch. If you have been considering new camera equipment purchases
feel free to send us an email with your questions.
We will provide: Drinks, bottled water, and all
workshop materials. For those of you shooting digital we will have a lap
top in the field for image review and instant feedback.
Is this Workshop for
To help you decide if the workshop is for you please answer the
following questions. The questions may at first appear to be rather simplistic however,
if you answer "no" to any of the questions about your camera you may want to
consider working on that particular area prior to enrolling in the
Ready for your first
Are you prepared to devote at least a minimum of 8 -10 hours to a photography
a. 5 to 6 hours of field work?
b. 3 to 4 hours of class work?
2. Do you own an film or digital camera (4 MP or larger) in
good working condition.?
3. Have you read and studied your camera manual?
4. Do you have working knowledge of your camera's controls?
5. What do you hope to learn or gain from the workshop? Please email
this answer to us.
6. Are you ready to enroll in our next class?
To get a jump start on the basics click on the "Next" link below
to study basic photo tips
Give us a call at
601-955-9416 or send email to: Mac