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In accordance with Fort Bend County's Stay at Home order - the Beth El campus will be closed until further notice.

Lunch & Learn Virtual Class

Sunday, August 30, 2020 10 Elul 5780

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

How to Take Great Pictures with Your Camera or Cell Phone with CBE Member Jory Pacht

Does anyone know what the biggest lie in photography is?
It is the idea that you need a high dollar camera to take good pictures. This lie sells a lot of cameras and high dollar lenses. Now, I have all of that stuff and yes, a professional camera body matched with an expensive lens will take better pictures than a cell phone. You can do many more things with a modern high-end camera. But as Ansel Adams stated years ago: “The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it” Modern cell phones, which serve as cameras for most people today, take pictures that are very high quality. The key is not the hardware, but the software. Knowing how to take good photographs is far, far more important than the camera itself.

This course will focus on simple techniques that will allow anyone to take good pictures. We will discuss the fundamentals of composition and proper lighting. Much of the course will focus on posing. For most of us, the most important pictures we take are of family and friends. We all have framed pictures of our children, grandchildren, parents, and grand-parents hanging somewhere on our walls. These pictures matter, so we want to get them right. A common complaint that photographers hear is “The camera adds ten pounds” I am going to show you how to properly pose people to take off 20 pounds. Everyone wants to look good in a photo. In this course, you will how to make your friends and family look great.

Meeting ID: 973 0242 8396; Passcode: d2d1tS

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