In this 90 minute seminar we’ll introduce you to the wonderful world of glass. Get the skinny on focal lengths, the differences between zooms and primes, and creatively controlling depth of field.
Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
There’s a reason many top photographers will recommend you “buy the best glass you can afford.” It’s a simple matter of physics, and higher-quality lenses do make a noticeable difference in getting sharper, cleaner images with less distortion and richer colors. If you’re ready to move on from your kit lens but find the number of lens options dizzying, read on.
In this 90 minute seminar we’ll introduce you to the wonderful world of glass. Get the skinny on focal lengths, the differences between zooms and primes, and creatively controlling depth of field. We’ll discuss lenses from super-wide angle to telephoto, what’s up with that crop factor, how to achieve that cinematic background blur (bokeh), and which lenses provide the most bang for the buck. You’ll also get tips on what to look for when buying a new and used lens, so you can upgrade with confidence.
BKC is a photo, video and creative education center established in 2011 and located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn. We’re founded upon the idea of learning by doing, whether it’s hands-on classes in studio lighting, rediscovering the analog darkroom, unleashing the potential of Lightroom or just how to use your DSLR, our smart and simple approach and awesome teachers help students learn something new, build on their creativity, and expand their goals.