Take Control of Your Camera
Thursday, August 16 | 9:45AM - 10:45AM
Your DSLR or compact digital camera has myriad settings you may be afraid to use because you don’t understand them. Do you feel confident using your camera in P, Av, Tv, and M modes – or are you stuck in a ‘safe’ rut? Learn to take control by understanding how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO affect exposure. Take advantage of aperture-priority auto for creative choices. Discover when and why you’d use a polarizing or neutral density filter. This is a nuts and bolts technical session that will help you become confident adjusting settings to get the creative effects you want.
Mark Turner is a freelance photographer specializing in botanical subjects, especially Northwest wildflowers and gardens. He photographs extensively for books and magazines both in gardens and in a wide range of native plant environments. He is an avid member of the native plant societies of Washington and Oregon and has more than 25 years of experience exploring for native plants. He lives in Bellingham, Washington where he also runs a portrait studio photographing families, high school seniors, and pets.