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Sips + Pics - How To Use Your DSLR Camera Beginner Course

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February 08, 2019

Horn Photography & Design and Etowah Meadery have teamed up to offer a 2 day beginners class on using your DSLR Camera. This event is called Sips + Pics! It is a class that will get you using and enjoying your camera while sipping on a complimentary flight of handcrafted mead made by master mead maker, Blair Housley. Brandon & Michelle Horn, local Professional Wedding + Lifestyle Photographers with 10 years of experience, will be teaching this illuminating class.


Class Registration + Ticket Purchase Here

This is for you if...

• You own a DSLR Camera

• You are over 21 years of age

• You want to take better photos

• You want to know how to go from auto to using your camera in manual mode


In this course students will gain photography skills to take better pictures while learning about the operation of a digital camera. The course will cover the essentials of photography and will teach students to improve their techniques to enhance family, vacation, and nature images as well as boost creativity. Participants will focus on manual camera operation, metering, exposure, depth of field, shutter speed, and composition.

The workshop teaches fundamental skills of digital photography, including ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how to use the various buttons and dials on the camera. 

After this, students will learn tactics for how to create interesting and well-composed photographs. 

Finally, students get the chance to practice what they learned — with an instructor around for guidance and to help answer any questions.

What: Two 2-hour Digital Photography Corses 

BONUS: 1 flight of Mead at each class

When: March 2-3, 2019 3:00pm-5:00pm

Where: Etowah Meadery - 3003 Morrison Moore Pkwy E, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Cost Options:
One Day Ticket + 1 Flight of Mead - $39  
• Or Two Day Ticket + 2 Flights of Mead - $69

Class Size Is Limited

Day One Class - Buttons, Dials & Menus - What are these things?

  • Getting to Know Your Digital SLR
  • Taking a photo
  • Knobs and buttons
  • Camera Menus


Day Two Class - Shutter, Aperture, ISO - How to get light?

  • Basics of Digital Photography
  • ISO
  • Shutter Speed
  • Aperture


For the class you will need your DSLR Camera, at least one memory card, your camera manual and a notebook. A laptop is optional.  

Class Registration + Ticket Purchase Here




Michelle Horn, Owner/Photographer
(706) 973-8817


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