The Online Digital Photography Course from PhotoSchool is suitable for complete beginners or keen amateurs with their own DSLRs who need refreshment of key photographic skills. It is also suitable for users of advanced Bridge, Mirrorless or Compact Cameras.
The Online Digital Photography Course for Beginners is designed to be the essential breakdown of key skills and techniques that beginners and amateur photographers should master, and we think it's the only course you'll ever need to start getting the results you want from your photography.
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The problem with distance learning is that when you get stuck, it's sometimes very hard to find your way out of the hole you're in!
The PhotoSchool Online Course is a series of easy online lessons that anyone interested in photography can follow.
1. Quick Start Tips
Aim to get you taking better picture immediately by guiding you through the best way to set up your camera functions:
Avoiding camera shake
Fussing the image
Test yourself with a first photography assignment
2. Common Mistakes
Identifying and starting to recognise how to avoid, the 4 most common mistakes every photographer has made
3. Your Gear
A breakdown of essential kit and how to care for/organize your equipment. All you ever need to know about:
Lens and sensor cleaning
4. Key Camera Controls
A general introduction to the vital camera controls you need to know about, all simply explained :
5. Camera Grips
6. The Lens
Your camera’s most important part; an in-depth look at:
Lens anatomy - what does what
Manual or auto focus
Setting up manual focus
Auto focus techniques
Explaining and understanding a crucial part of photography - some workshops / courses don’t even mention this at all! They show how you can master perspective quickly!
Perspective in portraits, landscapes
Perspective and composition, learning from paintings and classic art
Zooms v fixed focal length lenses
Practical coursework exercises on Perspective
8. The Camera
The fundamentals of the main camera modes revisited, explained in greater depth:
Aperture Priority mode
Shutter Speed Part 1
Shutter Speed Part 2
The relationship between Aperture & Shutter Speed
The relationship between Aperture & Shutter Speed & ISO
Camera Simulator - a unique digital simulator to illustrate the topics covered in this lesson
Sensors and resolution, crop factors
9. White Balance
WB revisited and explained in depth
Various approaches and techniques for White Balance
10. Black & White
An introduction to monochrome photography
The right light for your subject
The right lens for your subject
12. Night Time photography
An introduction to after dark photography
13. Portrait photography
An introduction to portrait and people photography
14. Depth of Field
Introducing and explaining a fundamental and incredibly powerful optical phenomenon
15. Overriding Auto Exposure
Introducing the various means you can choose to override Auto Exposure
Manual exposure mode
No previous experience of DSLR photography necessary. Participants own Digital SLR, Bridge, Mirrorless or Advanced Compact Cameras, and have a computer with internet connection.
Beginner Intermediate Advanced
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Variable - to suit the learner
This makes a great gift for someone, or if you know you want to do the course but don’t know when yet.
This is a voucher for the price of this course at this venue, but which allows you to attend at a date that you will agree with the course provider any time in the 12 months after purchase.
It gives you the flexibility to buy now and arrange later.
PhotoSchool London Ltd
PhotoSchool London Ltd
Duration: 2 hours
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