Photography 101 


Learn the fundamentals of photography and unlock your creative potential with FMoPA’s comprehensive introductory course. Whether you’re a complete novice or an enthusiast looking to strengthen your foundation, our Photography 101 Class is designed to provide you with essential knowledge and skills to kickstart your photographic journey.

Through a structured curriculum and hands-on learning experiences, you’ll delve into the core principles of photography, from mastering exposure and composition to understanding the functions of your camera. Our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring that you grasp fundamental concepts and techniques effectively.

What You’ll Learn

  • Understanding the exposure triangle: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
  • Composition techniques, including rule of thirds, leading lines, and framing
  • Exploring different camera settings and modes
  • Basics of lighting and how to manipulate it for desired effects
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  • DSLR camera, mirrorless camera, or smartphone
  • Eagerness to learn and explore the art of photography

If you have any questions or would like more information regarding classes call the Museum at (813)221-2222