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With Master Photographer David Chidley

Taking Reference Photos for Paintings TPV-012

6 Weekly Sessions

Mondays: 5:00-6:00pm MDT (7-8pm EDT)

Session Dates:
Apr. 11 | Apr. 18 | Apr. 25 | May. 2 | May. 9 | May. 16

Note: Registrants MUST have a camera with manual settings (i.e. a DSLR), but it doesn’t need to be anything fancy.


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This course is exclusive to Mastrius Members, Navigators, and Masters.

Registration Includes:

  • 6 interactive mentorship sessions led by Master Photographer David Chidley
  • Private MastriusChat group for the course duration
  • Between-session interaction on MastriusChat
  • Recordings of each session

Are you an artist who wants to improve your photography? Learn how to create better photographic images and expand your skills to improve your reference images.

  • Learn the fundamentals of photographic exposure controls and how to control their characteristics.
  • Discover how photographic White Balance settings will render proper or colour toned results.
  • Create well-defined images, capturing details and light. 
  • See and produce images of good clarity
  • Experiment with Literal and Abstract image captures
  • Control perspective, exaggerating or flattening a scene.
  • Discover how to create a large depth of field for foreground and background sharpness
  • Discover and use Bokeh the “blur quality”, for completely soft-focus backgrounds
  • Learn skills for freezing fast-moving subjects
  • Tips and enlightenment to make your photography fun, more inspiring, and useful as an artist.