Lenses 101: Shooting with Primes

Indeana Underhill, Toronto Photographer

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6 Videos (22m)
    • About the Class

    • Your Project

    • What is a Prime Lens?

    • Testing Primes

    • Choosing Your Primes

    • Conclusion


About This Class

Lenses 101: Shooting with Primes

In this class, we will discover how to shoot with primes. Forget zooming in, how do we pick and choose a prime specific to an image? How do we know which to choose for a shoot? Which one do we start with? What are the benefits and drawbacks when compared to zooms?

These are the guiding questions for this class and for your approach to shooting with primes. We will learn abut what a prime lens is and how to use it to take great photos. This knowledge will further your photographer and also allow you to be more confident on shoots. 

Be creative, daring and take great photos, with a whole new understanding of how and why.

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15 of 19 students recommendSee All

I enjoyed the instructor's down to earth feel. A prime lens has been on my purchase list for some time. I'm ready to make my move. I will get a nifty fifty f/1.4.
Kimberly Purcell

Just Want To Make and Learn Stuff

nice intro to prime lenses.
Markell Wilson

Conquer Your Fear!

If you are new to primes lenses or are considering buying a prime lens, this class is great! She lays out all the features both pros and cons.





Indeana Underhill

Toronto Photographer

I am a Canadian-born photographer and camera trainee splitting my time between my home in Toronto and the rest of the world. 

My passion and enthusiasm for the camera department has led me to travel over the past 6 months between Europe, Iceland, North and South America. I have been working with various film companies, being trained in optics and camera, whilst discovering a new perspective through my photography. 

As I continue to travel in 2016, I am constantly on the look out for new collaborations and striking visuals. 

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