Demystifying Digital Exposure

Photography Education

To ensure the safety of our class participants during COVID-19, we will be reducing the number of people per class to six participants. This will help us maintain accurate social distancing within the group. Face coverings are required for all participants, along with no-touch temperature checks. Let's enjoy photographing the great outdoors while staying safe!


Dates: Saturday 9am (NOTE: To sign up for a class within 48 hours of class date, please call the Gallery at 209-372-4413 to reserve confirmed space).

Location: Yosemite National Park

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Class Limit: 6


NOTE: This is a field oriented class, allowing the participants the opportunity to photograph in beautiful Yosemite Valley. Participants will spend 2 hours out in the field walking to different locations. The class usually walks 2-3 miles on flat, mostly paved paths.



Are you tired of capturing your images on Auto and not having your photographs turn out how you envisioned? Demystifying Digital Camera Exposure will give you the tools and confidence to get yourself off of Auto Mode. This two hour class teaches you the basics of exposure while walking to scenic locations that will inspire your creativity. Our instructors give you the essential tools to exposure such as the histogram, program mode, and exposure compensation. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Yosemite Valley, while learning how to properly expose for various lighting situations.

For questions and further information on this photography class, please email or call (209) 372-4413


Cancellation Policy

We understand that sometimes things come up and the best laid plans go awry. If you cancel your class more than 7 days in advance, you will be refunded in full for the class. If you cancel your class less than 7 days but more than 24 hours before the class starts, we will refund your money, minus a non-refundable charge equal to 15% of the cost of your class. Refunds cannot be made for no-shows or cancellations within the 24 hour time period. If you are concerned about this possibility, please purchase a little travel insurance. A little can go a long way. Class payments are fully transferable to another individual for the same scheduled class if you choose to withdraw your registration. If The Ansel Adams Gallery needs to cancel the class for any reason, your payment will be refunded in full. However, we simply can’t be responsible for non-refundable airline tickets or lodging reservations. Please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets or make non-refundable deposits on lodging for the sole purpose of attending the class.

Attendees under the age of 18 need to have a parent or legal guardian present at the beginning of each class to sign a waiver of liability form.

The Ansel Adams Gallery is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service.




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