The scope of this beginners course is to get full control of your camera.
Privileging manual controls, you will learn the essential photographic techniques, getting awareness of the infinite potential in composition, focus selection and shutter speed.
Your tutor will lead you through each aspect of the creative process; you will refine your abilities, developing your photographic eye and improving your pictures using all the tools available in your camera.
With detailed explanations, examples from professional works and in-class exercises you will discover a myriad of advantages offered by your compact, bridge, mirrorless or DSLR camera.
Course programme //
Phōs - Graphé // a brief history of photography
Different types of camera // main characteristics
The Alchemy // critical factors in creating a picture
DSLR // typical camera controls & display
DSLR // lenses, how to choose and when to use them
Picture file formats // JPEG vs/ RAW
Light meter // understanding incident and reflected light
Handling your camera // get the sharpest image
Choosing your frame // rule of thirds, golden ratio and other guidelines