Getting to Grips with Your Camera

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Park Cameras- London Store

53-54 Rathbone Place

London

W1T 1JR

United Kingdom

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Join us on our 'Getting to Grips with Your Camera' course, which aims to explain how to use a camera by taking you through the various modes and operations including the three key components to exposure - shutter speed, aperture and ISO - and how these can be used to capture specific results, such as portraits, landscapes, macro photography, sports etc.

'Getting to Grips with Your Camera', is suitable for anyone who has recently purchased a DSLR, mirrorless camera or upgraded from a previous camera and is looking to get to know their camera better.

TOPICS COVERED

This course aims to cover the following topics:

  • Basics of DSLR and Mirrorless mechanics
  • Importance of Sensor Sizes and Crop Factors
  • Focusing - manual focus point selection vs. auto selection
  • Resolution settings - the advantages and disadvantages of JPEG vs. RAW file formats
  • Understanding Exposure - introducing the three core elements - shutter speed, aperture and ISO/film speeds and how these can be influenced by different photographic scenarios
  • Exposure Modes - Picture Modes fully explained - e.g. Portrait, Landscape, Sport
  • Exposure - Program, Aperture, and Shutter Priority - why to use these modes over Picture Modes
  • Metering Modes - how your camera meters light and the various options available
  • ISO - Film speeds - Auto vs. Manual Selection
  • Histograms - what are histograms? How are histograms used?
  • Exposure Compensation - How and why exposure compensation should be employed
  • Formatting storage cards - why this is essential.
  • White Balance - Understanding white balance and how this can affect the colouring of your images
  • Using Flash - Internal (built in) and external flash use
  • Workflow - Understanding your photography workflow
  • Manipulating images - why this is necessary and an explanation of software choices
  • Image backup - why this is essential
  • Lenses and associated accessories

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

This is a practical course so please bring along your own DSLR camera with a fully charged battery and memory card.

Please note: some of our courses require a minimum number of participants to enable us to operate them. If the minimum number of bookings required for a particular course has not been received, we are entitled to cancel it. We will notify you of cancellation for this reason no later than 7 days before your course is due to take place. Most changes are minor.

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Park Cameras- London Store

53-54 Rathbone Place

London

W1T 1JR

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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