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Shooting in the Dark

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CourseGraphic Take your creativity to new heights by learning how to use your camera in low-light situations. Explore the use of your camera’s exposure, white balance and other manual settings to compose stunning and unique images. Discover how to photograph urban subjects like automobile trails and skylines, colorful sunsets and the night sky. Find out how to best use your wide angle lens and zoom capabilities. Experiment with illuminating foreground subjects with the stars above and how to maximize the impact of your images by photographing during the Blue Hour, the hour after sunset when the sky is especially vibrant. Discuss different weather conditions, how to protect your gear and you, and how to optimize your shots no matter the conditions. During the field shoot, discover photo opportunities within the city and out of town. Must provide own transportation.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center

Instructor : Mark Vollmer 



Please read:  It is recommended that you are familiar with using your camera before class. Bring a tripod, camera, and a flashlight or headlamp to both sessions to illuminate subjects. Location for Saturday field shoot will be discussed at the Thursday class. Provide own Transporation



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/6/2020 - 8/6/2020 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Reno, TMCC Meadowood Center  Map Mark Vollmer 
8/8/2020 - 8/8/2020 Weekly - Sat 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM Reno, Reno-TBA  Map Mark Vollmer