Photography Fundamentals for Beginners
- There are no prerequisites for this course. This course is all about the basic settings and rules you should know as you start taking photos.
- Most DSLR, mirrorless, point and shoot, and bridge camera users will benefit from this course. Even smartphone photographers might benefit from taking this course, though not all the settings will be available on all cameras.
You want to take better photos, right?
If terms like aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and the exposure triangle aren't familiar - then this photography for beginners course is perfect for you.
Whether you have a DSLR, mirrorless, bridge, point and shoot, or even just a smartphone, you should learn these main settings and rules that all professional photographers use.
With this Photography Fundamentals course, you'll understand how your camera actually works
After taking this beginner photography course, you'll know:
Aperture - Adjusting your f-stop, and what this does creatively to your photo
Shutter Speed - How to prevent a common beginner mistake with this setting
ISO - Preventing photos with digital noise and grain
Exposure - How to use aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lights, and filters to take well-exposed photos
Composition - Basic rules to follow... and when to break them
White Balance - Make sure your photo's colors look natural
Photo Quality & File Types - Best scenarios to use different file types
Who is the photography instructor?
My name is Phil Ebiner, I wanted to create this course for absolute beginners who want to know the basic settings and rules no matter what camera you're using.
I hope you enjoy my little course!
- You are a beginner photographer, who doesn't understand things like aperture, shutter speed, or ISO.
- You always use the automatic settings on your camera, and want to learn how to use the manual settings.
- You are NOT an advanced photographer who knows how to manually expose your images.
- How does a camera work?02:18
- Join the Official Student Photography Group00:38
- Shutter Speed05:31
- Exposure Triangle04:55
- Lights & Filters03:01
- White Balance02:44
- File Types: JPEG vs. RAW03:18
- Photo Resolution & Quality03:18
- Check Your Knowledge4 questions
- Course Conclusion00:37
- BONUS LECTURE00:17
Can I help you learn a new skill?
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MORE ABOUT PHIL:
I've always tried to live life presently and to the fullest. Some of the things I love to do in my spare time include mountain biking, nerding out on personal finance, traveling to new places, watching sports (huge baseball fan here!), and sharing meals with friends and family. Most days you can find me spending quality time with my lovely wife, twin boys (and soon to be girl), and dog Ashby.
In 2011, I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University . While there, I was fortunate to make documentaries in Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, and India. After graduating, I worked at Participant Media shooting and editing short-form documentaries for their website TakePart. I followed that stint with a contract at Stanbridge College where I discovered online learning and helped pioneer their online school there. After that, I spent 2 years working at University of California Berkeley with the media team.
I continue to collaborate with friends on film and other creative projects, keeping my skillset fresh and ready to teach you.
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