Photography - Get to know your Camera Settings (SFY) [PDF277NZ]: Overview
Learn how to be more creative by using your cameras settings and minimize time in front of the computer.
What will we cover?
This one day course will help you to understand your camera:
1. Different types of cameras, but mainly DSLR cameras.
2. Anatomy of a camera
3. Megapixels and image quality
4. Types of lens
7. Files and formats
There may be opportunities to take photos outside, weather and venue permitting.
Some of these topics may be negotiated according to the needs and interests of the group .
Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?
This course is suitable as an introduction to maximise the use of their camera. No skill with any type of camera is required, just a willingness to learn.
As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.
What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?
You will need your own D – SLR camera with a memory card, at least one lens and the instruction booklet. Please ensure that the batteries are fully charged. Please also bring a notebook and pen.
If you have any queries please email the tutor at
What can I do when I finish the course?
Surrey Adult Learning offer courses in digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop Elements. You may progress to joining a camera club or wish to study further for a qualification in further or higher education.
No further charges
We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.
Additional entry requirements
Course reference: PDF277NZ (use this when contacting provider)