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Wednesday, February 13th 6:30 - 8:30 PM with Amanda Gardner

Ever wonder how to choose the right lens for the right job?  What the characteristics of lenses are and how they change the perspective on your subject?

Answers to these questions and much more in this informative talk and demo with instructor, Amanda Gardner about everything you always wanted to know about lenses.

Amanda will cover:

  • Characteristics of lenses- focal lengths and aperture, how lenses work and types, brand names and generics, zoom vs. prime, fixed vs. varying apertures

  • Lens features – Image Stabilization and more

  • Lens accessories – filters, caps and hoods

  • Different applications – Portraits, landscapes, nature and wildlife, wedding, street, photojournalism, sports and more

  • Special use lenses – fisheye, macro, lensbaby, tilt-shift

  • Lens issues and attributes:  chromatic aberration, lens flare and fog, distortion and vignetting

  • What lenses you should have in YOUR tool bag!

An array of lenses will be brought to the workshop for you to see hands-on!

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Earlier Event: February 11
Videographer's Toolbag
Later Event: February 16
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