Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Photography Class - Day 1

I was reading my friend Dawn's Facebook page and I noticed that she posted something about a FREE photography class. I immediately had to check out the link. I have been talking about enrolling in our local college and going to a class with my Canon G11 camera. Well, one thing lead to another... now I have an infant... blah, blah, blah... Never enrolled.

This class is not only free... it's online!

So, here's the deal:

Everyone morning I get an email with an assignment/prompt. Then you can use their flicker account they created to post your pictures if you like! That's it!


suggested class materials:
  • someone(s) you love
  • a camera
  • a desire to stretch your photographic skills
what you can expect from this willette JOY class:
  • a daily email during the month of february
  • the email will contain a photo idea and occasional tips
  • a public flickr gallery to share photos
  • an album template download at the end for all of your photos you take during the class
  • a journey to help you document your loved one(s) – whether it is a spouse, partner, child, pet, parent or friend 
Click on the link if you are interested: the joy of LOVE

Here are some pictures from my first assignment. Playing with natural light. Choosing a subject at play... Who else would I choose? My little man Jake! 

I ALWAYS use my flash, and I usually have it on automatic. Not today. Today, I used the natural light in my house, flash off, and ISO 800! I was amazed at the results! 










Love and cheers,
Brooke

6 comments:

  1. The pictures turned out great! My friend is a photographer and she is participating in class as well. My fave pic is the 2nd to last!!!

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  2. Awwww!! How cute!

    Hi! Stopping by from MBC. Great blog.
    Have a nice day!

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  3. I'm new here! I'm taking the photography class too :) Just saying hi from another So Cal mama! (I'm in Irvine)

    Stop by my blog and say hi when you get a minute! http://mamamandolin.blogspot.com

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  4. Nice pictures, no doubt due to your very cute little boy's modeling. Thanks for dropping by my blog earlier, Brooke!

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  5. Oh fun! Good for you. The pics came pit great! I am taking a photography class too. I love it! You will learn so much and your pictures will come out so much nicer!

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  6. Yay! So glad you are taking it too! I almost always have my camera on auto but I never use the flash... I'm hoping to learn a lot from this class!

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