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Washington, DC, DC, United States
Emmy award winning videographer, producer and creative visionary, Don Napoleon has an unparalleled eye for capturing moments and translating them into the compelling message that his clients want to convey

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Gearshift Photography Workshop - Feb. 21, 2009 - Reston, VA

2009 Gearshift Photography Workshop - Feb. 21, 2009 - Reston, VA ($150/person/4 hour class)

Do you own a Digital SLR camera, are you passionate and interested in taking your photography to the next level. The Gearshift Photography Workshop will help you achieve a good understanding of the basics of photography using creative techniques that help you get great shots. Here are the topics that will be covered during the 4 hour workshop in Reston, VA.

What do you see?
Where are you standing?
It's all about lighting

Super Wide/Fish Eye 10mm – 18mm ($500)
Wide 18mm – 55mm ($1,200)
Macro 90mm ($500)
Portrait/Prime 50mm ($300)
Telephoto 70 – 200mm ($1,800)

APERTURE/F-STOP (Depth of Field)
1.4 (low-light), 2.8 (med-light), 5.6+ (bright light)

20 (blurry, use tripod), 60 (normal speed, keep steady), 250+ (sports), bulb (night)

200 (sunny), 400, 800 (indoors), 1600 (dark, no tripod)

Indoor (adds blue) or Outdoor (adds yellow)

When to use Flash vs. Natural Light

When should I use a tripod?
Keeping a steady hand, how to be a human tripod.

Is this important?

Is this important?

For more information and to see samples from the Gearshift Photography Gallery visit

Sunday, December 21, 2008

High School Football Players: Highlight Videos

High School Football Players are looking to get into college on athletic or educational scholarships. Any type of scholarship a student receives is a ticket for getting a College education. High school coaches and Parents, Gearshift TV is here to create Highlight Reels, give college recruits an easy look into your athletic career from your High School season.