Get the skinny on focal lengths, zooms vs primes, and controlling depth of field with this informative seminar on camera lenses. We'll introduce you to the wonderful and sometimes confusing world of glass, including 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.
Cameras are not required.
Charles Lavoie is a Brooklyn-based freelance and fine art photographer. Having specialized in editorial, architectural, and product photography, he has also been a photography instructor, teacher and tutor to over 1000 students in the New York City area since 2006.
Charles received his BFA from Detroit’s College For Creative Studies in 2004 and has been steadily shooting ever since - landscapes, portraits, street photography, still life - a true shutterbug who is happiest whenever he has a camera in his hands. At the heart of both his teaching and shooting is the core belief that photography is truly half art and half science; technical control is nothing without artistic ability and vice-versa.