I’ve had a Canon Rebel for awhile now (I’m actually on my third…the first was print and the last two have been digital.) I’ve always wanted to learn how to use the manual settings. I’ve read tutorials and Photography for dummies and they left me confused. I’ve shot on the automatic setting because it’s easier.
Enter Bonnie. I LOVE Bonnie’s work (She did our awesome maternity shots). When she offered a Mommy + Camera workshop to learn how to use the manual settings on your camera I jumped at the chance. We met at the Rose Garden at Point Definace in Tacoma. It was a bright, sunny afternoon.
We started out by talking about the stuff I could never understand; ISO, aperture and the like. Bonnie helped it make sense. Then was the fun part…practicing! We started with a nice, easy stationery target, roses. Here are some of the shots I took, all on manual setting: