This course covers the fundamentals of digital photography, including aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO, lighting, white balance, lenses and filters, focus, metering, and composition.
You will learn what aperture is and how it controls the amount of light that reaches the camera’s image sensor and the depth of field.
You will learn what shutter speed is and how it controls the amount of light that reaches the camera’s image sensor and how it can stop or show action.
You will learn what exposure is and why it is an important fundamental of photography
You will learn what ISO is and why it is the third part of the exposure triangle
You will learn how to shoot in manual mode and how you can control the creative process with a manual exposure.
You will learn the five main types of light and how to optimize the light to improve your photography.
You will learn about flash exposure and how to set flash exposure compensation on a pop-up flash or external flash unit.
You will learn what white balance is and how to adjust the white balance through the camera’s white balance presets.
ou will learn what focal length and which focal lengths to use in certain situations. You will also learn what filters are and which ones are recommended for beginners.
You will learn how and when and why to set manual focus on your camera and how to use the AF points to focus on a subject. You will also learn the proper way to hold a DSLR camera.
You will learn how and when to adjust the metering modes on your camera.
You will learn what the histogram is and how how to interpret it to improve your photography.
You will learn about to create powerful images using the rule of thirds, black and white photography and leading lines.