Sony Photography: Getting Started with Your Sony Camera
What you'll learn
- You will learn how to use your Sony camera comfortably and confidently
- You will know how to use both automatic and manual settings to take great photos
- You will know how get proper exposure with settings like aperture, shutter speed and ISO
- You will know how to navigate the camera menu to get to the settings you want
- You will be able to pick up your camera in any situation and take beautiful photos
- You will learn all of the camera basics like focus, white balance, flash, creative filters, burst mode, and more
- You do not need any photography experience. While knowing basic camera terminology will be helpful, we will go over the basics of new terms and concepts.
- You should have a Sony mirrorless camera (any Sony camera will do!)
This is the only online Sony camera course you need to learn how to use your camera to take amazing photos!
Get comfortable using all of the buttons and features of your Sony mirrorless camera.
Be confident taking great photos and understanding basic photography settings.
Quickly navigate your camera's menu to change any setting you want.
By the end of this course, you should be able to pick up your camera in any situation, and use it to take beautiful photos. We want photography to be fun for you, and by knowing the ins and outs of your camera, it will help you to not only become a better photographer but also have a great time shooting photos.
In this course, we basically try to cover every button, dial, menu option and feature of a typical Sony mirrorless camera.
What do we cover in this Sony mirrorless course?
Quickstart guide to automatically taking great photos
Overview of the camera body, buttons, dials and ports
Taking a photo
Reviewing a photo
Exposing your photos properly
Automatic shooting modes
Burst and other drive modes
Focus modes and points
The Sony menu system
Formatting a memory card
Using the internal flash
Using an external flash
Reading the histogram
Wifi connection and Sony smartphone app
The viewfinder and diopter
Sony video modes
Using an external microphone
Choosing a lens
SD card options
and so much more!
Who is this course for and what cameras is it good for?
This course is perfect if you are brand new to using a Sony mirrorless camera. This course is great if you have zero experience with photography or if you already know a lot about photography, but are new to Sony mirrorless cameras. Please note that this course will teach you how to use your Sony mirrorless camera. It is not a complete photography course that will teach you the artistic and creative side of photography. This course is a more tech-specific course.
We taught this course using one of the latest Sony mirrorless cameras in the A7 line. Most Sony mirrorless cameras are very similar and have similar options, buttons and features.
If you have a Sony A7, A7II, A7III, Sony A7Ri, A7Rii, A7Riii, A7Riv, Sony A7R, Sony A6000, A6300, A6400, A6500, A6600, A6700, Sony A9, A9ii, or any other model of Sony camera, this course should help you.
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If you are unsatisfied with the course, or if it just isn't for you, we have a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Our goal is to make sure you love this course! We are always listening to students and improving our courses to make them even better. If you ever have a suggestion on how to make this course better, just let us know!
What are you waiting for?
If you want to learn how to take amazing photos with your Sony mirrorless camera, enroll now!
See you in class!
Who this course is for:
- This course is for complete beginners who don't know how to use their Sony camera
- This course is for anybody who just purchased or received a Sony camera
- This course is NOT a general photography course that will teach you the creative side of photography. Rather this is a course that will teach you the technical camera buttons, dials, modes and options to help you become a better photographer
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