Configure Your Camera for Fantastic Photos [Video]
20 January 2016, 18:08
MP4, AVC, 1280x720 | AAC, 64 kbps, 2 Ch | 1 hour | 691.31MB
Quick start guide to the best settings for your compact or DSLR camera so that you get great results as soon as possible
This course is designed for new photographers, or those who have a new camera (both compact and DSLR).
You may be overwhelmed by all the buttons and menus, so this course will quickly show you which are the most important settings, and which you can forget about.
By configuring your camera to give you the best possible quality, you'll then be able to concentrate on the more creative aspects of photography.
You'll finish this course with a clear understanding of basic photography principles, and know which settings on your camera need to be 'tweaked' to get the results you want, even when using the 'automatic' modes.
The main areas covered by this course are:
- How does a camera work
- ISO sensitivity
- Memory cards
- JPEG file size and quality
- Digital zooms
- Image stabilisation
- The factors that affect exposure
- How to use exposure compensation
- The rules of composition
- Getting your subject in focus
- Downloading photos to your computer
- Storing and indexing your photos
- Image editing
What are the requirements?
- You will need to have a digital camera - either a compact or DSLR.
- It doesn't need to have manual mode. This course teaches you how to get the best from an automatic camera.
- A manual for your camera would be handy - As this course uses generic terms rather than camera specific menus, you'll be able to look things up and identify the correct settings on your own camera.
What am I going to get from this course?
- Over 24 lectures and 1 hour of content!
- Confidently use the automatic modes on your camera.
- Know which camera settings will produce the best quality images
- Understand how to change the exposure if the camera gets it wrong
- Compose a photograph to create a fantastic image
- Understand how to download their photos to a computer and store them
- Know how a camera works and understand sensor resolution
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