DSLR Beginners: Master your Camera in Manual Mode
What you'll learn
- How to take better photos with their DSLR
- Use their DSLR in manual mode
- Understand photography fundamentals
- How composition can effect the photo outcome
- No experience required
New to DSLR cameras? Learn the basics to get the best photos you have ever taken!
This introductory photography class lays out the fundamentals for shooting in manual mode. Taught by photographer Sian Morton, you'll learn how to manually balance shutter speed, aperture, and ISO to achieve perfect exposure, every time.
Easy-to-follow lessons include how to:
Balance shutter speed, aperture, and ISO for perfect exposure (and conquer the fear of "manual" mode)
Freeze and blur motion via shutter speed
Control background blur via aperture
Take stunning landscape images with correct composition and camera setup
Master portrait photography in ANY situation
Plus, you'll also learn Sian's go-to camera settings and recommendations. By the end, you'll know how to master your settings, shoot in manual mode for total control, and create the pro-level photos you've always imagined.
Digital photography is so enjoyable but having the right skills for the right conditions can really help to take your photography to the next level.
What You'll Learn
Sian will go over the fundamentals of how to use your camera, discussing camera settings like ISO, aperture, and shutter speed.
Understanding your DSLR. You’ll learn exactly what happens when you click the button to take a photograph and dive deeper into what is really meant by the exposure pyramid and its three elements:
Shutter speed. You’ll learn how to represent shutter speed as a number and how different shutter speeds capture motion.
Aperture. You’ll learn how aperture settings can affect the amount of light let into your photograph and dictate a distinction between the foreground and background of your image.
ISO. You’ll see why Sian calls ISO “the weapon of last resort” and learn how to avoid digital noise in your photographs.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner photographers
Hello, I'm Sian. I am a videographer, photographer and animator from Manchester, UK.
I work at a creative agency in London creating all things content for clients and social media accounts. I have a big focus on the property sector to which I shoot area, flythrough, development and marketing videos as well as property photography.
I spend my spare time making YouTube videos for my channel and shooting content for my Instagram account. I have created videos for over 6 years now, 3 years professionally for clients such as the BBC and Daniel Wellington.