“If your dare to teach, you better make sure you are always learning”.
To start, a short intro is a most so one can break the ice, get some expectations feedback and plan how to juggle the different skills your audience may have. This enables you to use your skills and time in a way that is useful to all of the attendees. Once we get over the fact that the most used mode in digital photography is Automatic, it is important to let fletching photographers know, that manufacturers have gone through the trouble of working hard to make everyone shoot like “a pro”. So one needs to emphasize that they can really enjoy their compact cameras if they take time to learn the proper use of their Scene Modes. Yes one most read the camera's users manual. I am amazed about the extend that manufacturers and their R&D engineers have manage to squeeze the great number of applications or modes the cameras may have into the operating software of their products.