Outdoor Photography Basics with a Pro


$30 for REI Members

$50 for non-members


  • Fitness level 1 Relaxed
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Group size 8 people

REI will help you get the most out of your camera. In this classroom session, your professional photographer-instructor will teach you everything you need to know about the basic functions of your camera. We will cover exposure, depth of field, motion, tonality, color, and use of the adjustable exposure modes on your camera. You will also learn how to use exposure compensation and ISO. Does all this sound mysterious? It won't after you take this class, which is the first step in taking your photography to the next level! This class is open to photographers of all experience levels and with any camera. It is especially helpful if you just got that new fancy camera or if you are looking to refresh or expand your practical knowledge of photography.

  • Learn the basic functions of your camera and how to shoot better pictures with that knowledge. Learn basics of exposure and composition techniques in the field.

What to bring with you

Map image of Lake Raleigh at Centennial

More directions and information

Lake Raleigh parking area is small, but there is street parking available on Centennial Campus. Parking is free and does not require a permit after 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends.