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Understanding Exposure with a Digital Camera

Dec 15, 2014 02:00AM
Do you have a digital camera and want learn how to use your camera to create great pictures? If so, don't miss “Understanding Exposure with a Digital Camera” held at American Beach Community Center, 1600 Julia Street on January 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The class will guide students through the basics of exposure and identify the camera buttons and dials to select to create beautiful photographs. During the day students will have several opportunities to practice exposing various lighting situations under the guidance of the instructor. This is a beginner class for photographers who own either a Digital SLR or a Point and Shoot camera. Participates should bring cameras and manuals to the class.

Maria Struss is an award-winning fine art and nature photographer and instructor residing in Jacksonville, Florida. A native Floridian from Amelia Island, she has also lived in Colorado and North Carolina and travels frequently to photograph the southeastern and western United States. Her photography collection features Florida beaches, marshes, rivers, springs and their flora and fauna. Additionally, Maria's portfolio contains an in-depth collection of images from the Rocky Mountains and southern Appalachian Mountains. Learn more:

Please bring your camera, charged batteries, camera manual, and any other items you may need. A tripod is recommended. There is a one hour break for lunch. There are several restaurants in the area or you can bring your own lunch. Snacks, coffee, and bottled water will be provided. Fee is $75/class. You can register and pay online at or complete the form and mail with check to: Wild Amelia PO Box 15434 Fernandina Beach, FL 32035