How do you take command of your composition and control the story? It starts by understanding how each of your lenses can help! Join professional photographer Layne Kennedy and learn techniques that will help you make the most of a variety of lenses: portrait, macro, telephoto, wide-angle and multi-purpose. During class, Layne will demonstrate these must-have techniques on a Nikon DSLR, but you can put your new learnings to use no matter your camera. Along the way, you'll see how lens factors such as focal length and depth of field will affect your creative options. And for impactful photos, Layne will show you how to create captivating effects such as soft backgrounds, depth exaggeration or compression of the scene. Plus, you'll learn about camera lenses that are versatile enough to use when you want to travel light.
Meet photographer Layne Kennedy and learn what focal length is and how it affects your creative options. Next, look at major types of lenses and understand what features are most important. Finally, explore how lens speed and ISO can support you in photographing in extremely low lighting conditions.