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Nelson photo Classes & events

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE MONTH

Welcome to NIGHTSCAPES —
A Photographer's Reception is being held Saturday, October 6th, 2018
5pm to 6:30pm

Nelson Photo’s exhibit for October 2018.
This juried show features the inspiring work of 37 photographers from
Light Chasers, a diverse learning community of photographers based in
San Diego. With membership around the world representing many
backgrounds and genres, photographers explore, share,
and learn together about all aspects of photography, from gear
selection to lighting, composition, and image processing. The leaders of
Light Chasers have hosted photography meet-ups and workshops, including
a landscape photography workshop at the San Diego
County Fair’s International Exhibition of Photography, one of the
largest and oldest photos shows in the U.S.
 
Light Chasers was founded by
Amethel Parel-Sewell, with a vision
to build a vibrant, collaborative community of passionate photographers
who seek a fun, educational, and respectful learning atmosphere.
Amethel has a Bachelor of Arts in Photojournalism, along with 25+ years
of multi-disciplinary experience as an award-wining
editor-in-chief, educator, photographer, photo editor, graphic
designer, multimedia producer, and consultant. Amethel served as the
head judge and curator for NIGHTSCAPES.

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Photography Classes

Basic Digital SLR & Mirrorless Class

Learn the basics of your digital single reflex or mirrorless camera.
October 6, 2018

The class is for the beginning photo person, or a refresher to get started again, to learn the basics of your digital single reflex or mirrorless camera. Class will provide instruction about the operating use of the camera, menus, and camera functions.

Also covered will be strategies for shooting various types of subjects, such as people, things and landscape. Cameras will not be provided so please bring your DSLR to class, any model, and be sure to charge the battery.

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Intermediate Photography Class

"Going All Manual" Intermediate Photography class.
November 3, 2018

"Going All Manual" Intermediate Photography class. This class is for the amateur photographer to take the next step of moving away from the automatic camera modes and start using their digital SLR or mirrorless in the manual modes. You will learn the basics of your camera and how moving to the manual modes will increase your skill of operating the camera.

We will provide instruction about the operating use of the camera, menus, and camera functions. We will also cover strategies for shooting various types of subjects, such as people, pets, things and landscape.

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Landscape Photography Class

Landscape Class - Instructor Ben Horne
TBA

Landscape Class - Instructor Ben Horne. Are you looking to improve your landscape Photography skills? In this 3 hour class, we will cover visual aesthetics (why we choose to compose shots the way we do), controlling tonality, producing the sharpest photo possible, and many other techniques used by landscape photographers.

This class is well suited for the beginner through intermediate photographers using digital SLR cameras. 

Cost of Class $100

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NELSON PHOTO EVENTS

KEH Trade in Days 10/15 10/16

Trade in Days with KEH

Monday, October 15th, 2018 10am to 5pm

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 10am to 5pm

Bring your old used camrera and lenses and sell them to Nelson Photo. KEH will be here to value your equipment. Nelson Photo will write you a check or you can get a Nelson Photo Gift Card with a Bonus amount, so you an buy that new camera or lens (or anything else we have!).

If you have more than eight cameras or lenses you need to make an appointment for Monday or Tuesday morning.

ALS Walk 10/21/2018

Join the Nelson Photo ALS Team "Dick's More Than a 4Some" on Sunday morning October 21st, 2018 9am (Check in 7:30am) at De Anza Cove, San Diego. We will walk the 3 mile course for a great cause. Sign up and we will see you there!!

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