DSLR Photography

Student taking photos with a DSLR camera

Do you have a DSLR camera but are confused by all the buttons and controls? It is time to make the most out of your investment and get creative control of your camera. This two-day course, delivered in our industry standard workshops, will help you take full advantage of your digital camera...

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Description

Do you have a DSLR camera but are confused by all the buttons and controls? It is time to make the most out of your investment and get creative control of your camera.

This two-day course, delivered in our industry standard workshops, will help you take full advantage of your digital camera.

Taught through a series of demonstrations and exercises, this practical skills-based course covers theory, camera skills on location, shooting modes, manual exposure controls, aperture, shutter speed and managing white balance. Finally, you will look at file formats and methods for image storage.

Topics Covered

  • Fundamental Concepts of Photography
  • Correct Exposure
  • Depth of Field and Motion Blur
  • Focusing techniques
  • Shooting modes
  • Manual exposure controls: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Program, Manual
  • Aperture
  • Shutter speed
  • ISO
  • Managing white balance/colour temperature
  • Camera metering options: Spot, Centre, Matrix/Evaluative
  • Lenses: Focal length / Angle of View and Lens Speed
  • File formats
  • Storage, backup, and workflow

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Use the manual functions on your DSLR camera with confidence
  • Demonstrate an understanding of sophisticated techniques such as motion blur and selective focus
  • Create beautiful and impressive photographs using your DSLR camera

Who Should Attend
Anyone desiring to get the most out of their DSLR or who wants to move their photography beyond using a basic point-and-shoot or mobile phone camera.

Level
Beginner: This course is perfect for those with little or no knowledge of DSLR photography.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your digital education with Adobe Photoshop for Photographers: Beginners or explore filmmaking in DLSR Filmmaking.

Tailor Made Training
We also offer bespoke photography courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Tailor Made Training page

Tutor information

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Materials

You need to bring your DSLR camera and a USB memory device.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/01/2017 - 21/01/2017Saturday 11:00 - 17:002 Weeks£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
13/04/2017 - 18/04/2017Thursday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
30/06/2017 - 03/07/2017Friday - Monday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
08/09/2017 - 11/09/2017Friday - Monday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
18/11/2017 - 25/11/2017Saturday 11:00 - 17:002 Weeks£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket