Class Resources

Here is the replay of our Saturday class. Due to the length of the class, there are two separate recordings.

September 24 Live Class
1st Recording

2nd Recording


July 24 Live Class
1st Recording:  
Passcode: XG#pe6z+

2nd Recording:
Passcode: XG#pe6z+


Here are the final two sections we did not cover live:
Here is: Digital Post-Production

Here is:  Image Capture and Output


Here are some additional support materials:

Steve’s Exposure Matrix

CPP Study Sheets

Important Calculations and Formulas

Sunny 16 Rule

Exposures Worksheet

Exposure Worksheet Answers

Suggested Exposures


Here are some links to help you connect with PPA for taking the exam:

https://imagingusa.org/schedule/certification-technical-image-evaluation-prep

https://www.ppa.com/benefits/certification/register-for-the-cpp-exam

All exam registration information and resource live here! https://www.ppa.com/benefits/certification/register-for-the-cpp-exam

https://support.proctoru.com/hc/en-us/categories/115001818507


I hope you will make your plans to attend Texas School. Take a look and register January 3rd for Texas School.    https://texasschool.org/ 


This section has an assortment of additional learning materials or miscellaneous topics that may have come up during class:

Posing was removed from the exam in 2022, but it is an important aspect of our craft. While it is no longer on the exam, I placed it here for your review. Here is the section on posing.

Lens Assignments: This is the exercise I use in my class to help illustrate “zoom with

Steve’s Flash Video

Other Links from our class:

Page 64 of your Guide For those of you who have ND filters that do use ‘X’ vs ‘Stops’  – https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/photography/hands-on-review/a-guide-to-neutral-density-filters

https://www.sekonic.com/exposure-meters/l-478d   for Sekonic

https://www.fjwestcott.com/fjx2m-universal-wireless-flash-trigger-no-sony-adapter

See an example on the Westcott Strobe Accessories page at https://www.fjwestcott.com/shop/lighting/strobes/accessories  – the one that looks a lot like a bullhorn

A tripod that is capable of the weight of your camera and lens, with weights much like those you’d use on a light stand usually overcomes shake issues.  Some tripods feature a hook you can hang weight from Such as this carbon fiber from SLIK https://slikusa.com/products/carbon-fiber-pro-cf-734-twist-locks

Don’t know if you saw this from an Adobe email, but this is a great way to visualize the color wheel and quickly understand Color Harmony!  https://color.adobe.com/create/color-wheel