Stop shooting in Auto mode and take great photos every time.
PART 1: GET OFF AUTO MODE FOREVER
Take creative control of your DSLR or mirrorless camera in a fun, interactive group photography class.
Located in downtown Orlando, Florida, the Live Wonderful Beginner DSLR Photography classes are jam-packed with great tips and resources from a pro who is in the field every day. With one class in the morning and one in the afternoon, you get 6+ hours of hands-on demonstrations and practice! As always you’ll enjoy fun practice assignments and our handy-dandy Photo Field Guide. We promise you’ll get all the guidance you need to build creative confidence behind the lens in just one day.
PART 2: MASTER MANUAL AT THE PARK
Build your confidence behind the lens as you practice Manual mode with a pro by your side.
Capturing different scenarios on the fly at Dickson Azalea Park, we’ll reveal in-the-moment lighting tips, interesting eye-catching angles, and how to anticipate photo opportunities based on movement, perspective, and depth of field. Come with an open imagination and a desire to capture great visual stories. Leave with professional photo tips, more confident behind the lens, and of course amazing photos!
CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP AT LIVEWONDERFUL.COM
All ages welcome. No experience required.
*EXACT HOME STUDIO LOCATION IS GIVEN TO REGISTERED STUDENTS.
THE STUDIO IS LOCATED 1 BLOCK FROM DICKSON AZALEA PARK.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
The easiest 5-Step Recipe for taking great photos anytime.
Understand the buttons on YOUR camera and which ones to ignore.
Learn how your camera works to create a proper exposure.
The 3 MOST IMPORTANT Settings: Aperture, ISO & Shutter Speed.
Learn how to freeze and show movement in a scene.
Understand how to show Depth of Field and focus to create a story.
Learn how to create a proper exposure in Manual Mode.
WHY LEARN PHOTOGRAPHY WITH US?
Learn from a pro w/ 15+ years of experience
Fun, engaging & interactive classes
Small groups of 10 or less
Easy, practical presentation to follow
No confusing technical jargon
Hands-on practice with your camera
Learn how to shoot in Manual Mode in one class
1-on-1 guidance from a patient professional
Quick bite-size learning lessons + demos
No need for multiple classes to understand your camera
Take home a 60+ page digital presentation to keep forever
All ages, backgrounds, and styles are welcome
Camera Rentals Available during class!
Access to the Private Student Facebook Group
BONUS: Get a FREE Photography Field Guide (AKA - Cheat Sheet!)
This pocket-size field guide is perfect for when you’re practicing on your own. It will help you when you need it most – in the moment shooting.Here's what one student had to say about the Photo Cheat Sheet:
“This is so much better than my camera manual. It stays in my camera bag and I pull it out any time I get stuck!” ~Brianna Anders, BEGINNER DSLR Course Graduate
***** 5-Star Raving Reviews *****
"This class taught me so much about my camera that I actually feel like I can now use it and create some great memories." - Judy Boulet“I've taken many photography courses over the years. This one was by far the best course I have ever experienced.” - Jill Pontiere"Danielle is super informative, patient, passionate and witty!" - Cory Holcombe"She really knows how to break down the science of photography." - Kelly Lamano"She explained the basic use of my camera with hands-on learning and in a warm soft voice that I could understand." - Sharon LaPointe
ARE YOU STILL STUCK IN AUTO MODE?
No matter your age, or experience level, you can take creative control of your camera. You don't have to be stuck in auto mode forever.
If you feel intimidated by the settings on your DSLR camera, or if you want to capture great moments in life but you don't want to miss enjoying them either, this class is for you!Whether you just bought a new camera, it's been sitting in the closet, or you've been practicing for years now you can start taking photos you are truly proud of in these classes.Click here to learn more about all the Live Wonderful Photography Classes
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need for this class?
All you need for this class is a DSLR or mirrorless camera with one lens and of course, bring your creativity and your imagination!
Can I still take these classes if I don’t have a DSLR?
Yes! Camera rentals are available during class for $35.00
Where are these photography classes hosted?
Our classes are held at the Live Wonderful Photography Studio near Dickson Azalea Park in downtown Orlando, Florida. The exact studio location is given to registered students.
Do you host private group classes?
Yes, and they are so much fun! If you would like to host a private group class or party, please send me an email. I am always open to speak, teach, and demonstrate for corporate events, parties, and educational programs.
How many students are in each class?
To make sure each participant receives plenty of one-on-one attention during their learning experience, we limit the seating to 10 people or less during each class. We offer discounted rates for groups of 4 or more. Please contact me for more information.
How much photography experience do I need to take these classes?
None! No experience is required. Just a camera and a willingness to learn how to tap into your creative side. I will help you every step of the way. So even if you’ve never turned it on, or your camera has always been on auto, you can join these classes. Actually, your creativity depends on it!
What is the age limit for these classes?
Ages 10-100 are encouraged to join us. If you have a camera and you are curious about photography, you will love this class. Age doesn’t matter. I have taught hundreds of photo enthusiasts of all ages over the years. I’ve learned one thing – Everyone deserves to unlock their creativity.
*Children under the age of 18 will be required to sign in with a parent.
* Youth and Teen Classes and Private Lessons are also available. Please contact me for more info.
Do you offer private lessons?
Yes! If you can't make one of these class dates you can schedule a private lesson and receive all the info from the workshop plus so much more! Click here for more details about how to schedule your private lesson with Danielle.
What is your rescheduling policy?
Due to limited seating and waiting lists, we request that you cancel at least 72 hours before a scheduled class. This gives us the opportunity to fill the class. You may cancel by phone or online here. If you have to cancel your class, we offer you a credit to your account if you cancel before the 72 hours, but do not offer refunds. You may use these credits for any future class. However, if you do not cancel prior to the 72 hours, you will lose the payment for the class. The owner has the only right to be flexible here.
Do you have other questions? Send me a message. I’ll reply asap!
Stop shooting on Auto today and start creating great photos anytime, anywhere.