Beginners Guide to Digital Photography
Course Dates & Booking Info
This is a one day Saturday or Sunday course starting at 10am and finishing at 4pm.
Price is $180 and limited to 6 delegates
- Please phone or email for the next course date, we do them every month
For further information, date availability or to book over the phone, please call us on 0800 746 121 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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This intense and condensed photography course is aimed at complete beginners who own a Digital SLR camera and want to maximise its potential.
The course is set in a classroom environment and participants are taught theory which is supported by creative practical exercises inside the classroom and also outdoors around the local area.
Each participant on the DSLR course will learn how to fully operate their digital camera as well as understand the fundamentals of photography, such as how to make correct exposures and understand the relationship between Aperture, Shutter speed and ISO.
Participants will be provided with a course handout and are also invited to bring along an image for discussion.
- Buttons and functions
- Menus and settings
- Introduction to White Balance
- Auto Focus and Focus Points
- Manual Focus
- Exposure compensation and exposure lock
- Basics of RAW
- The light meter
- Metering modes
- Aperture and shutter speed priority
- Manual mode
- Depth of Field
- Freezing and blurring motion
- Basics of composition
- Optimising the camera settings
You will need to bring with you, a digital SLR camera or a camera with manual controls and 5 of your best pictures. The pictures should be copied on to a mobile flash drive.