'Using my camera is just way too complicated'
'I want to move beyond the automatic mode'
'I want to start using my camera more than my smartphone'
Is this course for me?
I know your needs. Since 2012 I have trained thousands of people and thanks to all your questions I know exactly how to explain it all to you in an accessible manner. If you want to move beyond your (very) smartphone and discover the joy of suddenly starting to take better and better pictures, if you want to improve your photographic skills and understand your camera then we should really get together!
Images surround us. You don’t need to be an ‘artist’ or a ‘professional’ to want to take better pictures. But being able to capture well-shot, sharp, vivid images of your family, children, parents or pets is highly rewarding for everyone. Coming back from your trips not with thousands of pictures that you will never sort through but hundreds of images that you actually want to look at.
The ExposureWorks Beginners (Level 1) and Advanced (Level 2) photography courses are aimed at complete beginners and enthusiasts as much as at people planning a career change. Over the years I have trained grandparents and teenagers, journalists, small business owners, bloggers, photographers who wanted or needed to discover the world of professional photography and old-school amateurs coming from the world of film.
Let us work on your photography together. Shoot better landscapes, portraits. Learn to control depth and freeze motion.
What will you learn?
Functions, Buttons, Dials
Practise, practise, practise
Understand your lenses
Although all 1-to-1 courses are based on your individual needs, we will definitely cover the following technical topics on the Level 1 Beginners Course:
- getting your exposure right – understand aperture, shutter speeds and ISO
- controlling depth-of-field with the aperture
- controlling motion blur and avoid camera shake with shutter speeds
- avoid noisy, grainy images controlling your ISO setting
- using the exposure meter of your camera, knowing when your images are overexposed or underexposed
- understand the numbers on your lenses: focal length and maximum aperture
- controlling auto-focus, making sure that the camera focuses on what you want to be sharp
- know all the relevant settings and functions of your camera
- understand various exposure modes: Manual, Aperture Priority and Shutter Speed Priority
- 6 hours
- 4 hours
- 4 hours
- 2 Workshops
- Twice 4 hours
The Not So Small Print