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Photography 101: Mastering Composition

Photography 101 is the intro to photography class that combines the basics of composition with new techniques so that you can become a better photographer! In this class, we’ll learn what separates snapshots from great photographs with classroom conversation, PowerPoint examples and hands-on learning.

Hands-on Learning Experience

This class lasts 2.5 hours and focuses on an in-depth experience of practicing everything you learned. Your instructor will walk you through practical exercises around:

  • Proper lighting
  • Getting away from the “tourist position”
  • Rule of thirds
  • Leading lines
  • Symmetry & repetition
  • Zooming in and filling the frame
  • Shallow depth of field and creating that blurred background effect
  • and much more

This is workshop you don’t want to miss. Get the hands-on learning you need to capture images faster, better and have a lot more fun doing it. After this class:

  • You will have a better understanding of your goals for learning to become a better photographer.
  • You will have learned how to better compose your photos and see instant improvements in the photographs you take.
  • You will have gained a better understanding of using natural and artificial sources of light to your advantage in different lighting situations.
  • You will know what other classes might be of interest to you in your pursuit of becoming the photographer you want to be.
What to Bring to The Class:
  • Point-and-shoots, compact cameras, or DSLRs. Any camera is appropriate for this class
  • Fully charged battery
  • Empty Memory Card
  • Pen & Paper
  • Open Mind Ready to Learn

Proceed with the registration below to reserve a spot for this class before it runs out.


Instructor Information

Rob Andrew
Rob Andrew is San Diego based commercial photographer. He specializes in lifestyle, food and portraiture and has worked for brands and publications like Westways Magazine, John Deere, Razer Electronics, Woman's World, Vista Print, Gordon Rush, San Diego Home and Garden, Costco and more. When Rob is not shooting or teaching you can find him hiking or snowboarding in the mountains or playing guitar in and around San Diego.

Book Your Seat

Bookings are closed for this event.

Date(s) - 09/12/2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rob Andrew Photography, Inc.


List of Attendees

  • Lezley Jones
  • Christy Sorensen
  • Deaven Rickman
  • Michelle
  • Sherisse Bagheri

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