Description: In volume 1 of this series, professional photographer Tim Mantoani explains the building blocks for making great photographs with your Canon DSLR camera.Tim uses these fundamentals throughout the DVD to demonstrate how specific elements contribute to making the best image. We also follow Tim through an outdoor portrait session and to a sporting event.
Tim also discusses his approach to lens selection. He reviews several lenses and discusses what level of investment makes sense for the serious hobbyist and professional. Tim also discusses simple light manipulation techniques that can make the difference between a passable photo and a stunning image.
Volume 1 subjects include:
* Learning to see as a photographer
* Light, gesture, and composition
* Simple camera controls to make a real difference
* Metering: incident and reflective
* Lens selection
* Manipulate light with simple equipment
* A stock photo shoot
* A sporting event
* An outdoor portrait session
Tim Mantoani has photographed everything from professional athletes and celebrities to fashion and products. His work has appeared in every major sports publication, including a recent cover of Sports Illustrated. He has written a column on lighting for a national photography magazine, and continues to teach workshops at the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara.