- Short Course
- Subject Area
- Creative & Digital Media
- Age Group
(Short Course - 6 weeks)
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This beginners DSLR photography course is aimed at enthusiastic beginners who own a digital camera like a DSLR, mirrorless or bridge, and want to unpack some of its amazing potential.
Learners will explore how to operate their cameras in manual mode, make correct exposures and understand the basics like aperture, shutter speed and ISO. As well as looking at developing technical skills, the course will also explore composition and framing to develop your photographic eye for a great picture.
Including practical tasks each week and setting projects around flexible themes, this course will introduce you to taking the photos you want to take, including portrait, landscape, product, street and live action shots.
The course is suitable for everyone from novices who have no experience to those who have owned a digital camera for a while but are still struggling to get off the automatic programmes and need guidance to help them understand the fundamentals and get their creative photography underway.
• Learn how your camera works and all the essential buttons.
• What are the different camera functions and how to set it up for best results.
• Technical aspects of photography – what is the aperture, f-stops, shutter speeds and ISO?
• Composition concepts and rules that can dramatically improve your photography such as “rule of thirds”, “leading lines” and “colour theory”
• Camera and equipment advice.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you will require basic computer skills and a DSLR camera.
How will I be assessed?
The course will be informally assessed throughout to ensure you understand the techniques that are being taught. There will be no formal graded assignments.
Continuing Your Journey
Upon successful completion of this qualification, students can advance on to Intermediate DSLR Photography or Photoshop for Beginners.Careers page
Fees, Finance & Funding
The cost of this course is £150.00. If you have any further queries, please contact us on 03333 222 444 or email@example.com.Fees, finance and funding page
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