Master the Aperture Mode on your Digital SLR Camera

Improve your photography by mastering the aperture mode and learning all there is to know about the aperture mode.
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 30 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

Do you want to move from the automatic mode on your digital SLR camera but you a bit too nervous to take the big step to move into manual? Then this is your course. In this course you will master the aperture mode on your digital SLR camera and you will learn everything that there is to learn about it.

This course is taught in a dynamic way, with exercises and quizzes, to make sure you find it informative but entertaining.

This course explains step by step all the terms that you need to know to master the aperture mode. This is a great base to then move into more advanced modes.

You will be able to take the pictures that you really want and not the pictures that your camera decides to take. Have you ever wondered how other photographers manage to get big parts of the image out of focus? It is all about understanding the aperture of your camera, and that is exactly what this course is about.

You may be wondering why you need a course on aperture. If you are just using the automatic mode all the time, but you would like to improve your pictures or have more control over the pictures you take, the aperture mode is the best mode to have more control over your picture without having to go straight ahead to manual mode.

Let’s say that you want to take a close up as you can see in this image, and you just want to have the front flower in focus and all the rest of flowers out of focus as you can see here. You try over and over again with the automatic mode but you can’t get it like that, well, the aperture mode will let you have control of what you have in focus and what you don’t want in focus. That is why it is so great to learn about this mode first of all and it’s the best mode to leave automatic at a side and if you don’t want to do the manual mode straight ahead, learning how to use the aperture mode is the best.

In this course also you will learn about all those terms like f-stop, or depth of field, aperture range, etc., that can be a bit confusing at first but that are necessary to keep improving as a photographer.

So if you are a beginner and you have only been using the automatic mode, then this course is great for you because as I just said it will let you be creative, be confident and to take control of the pictures you are taking.

At the end of it you will be able to say that you are a master on the aperture mode.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge on how to use their digital SLR camera on Automatic Mode.
  • Beginners also welcome.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use the aperture mode on their Digital SLR cameras.
  • Know what the Aperture is.
  • Know what the F-stop is.
  • Know what the Depth of Field is.
  • Control de area in focus in their pictures.
  • Resolve common problems found when using the Aperture Mode.
  • Be confident about moving to other camera modes.
  • Improve their photography skills.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to improve their photography.
  • Anyone who wants to move from Automatic Mode but is not quiet ready to go straight to Manual Mode.
  • If you are professional photographer, this course is probably not for you.
  • This course it's aimed for beginners, or for people to need to refresh forgotten terms.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Promo Video
Promo Video
Section 2: Welcome & Introduction
Welcome & Introduction
Section 3: The Course
Course content
Why a course on aperture?
What will you learn in this course?
Section 4: Aperture, Depth of Field and F-Stop
What will you learn in this section?
What are the aperture and the F-stop?
What is the Depth of Field?
How will the F-stop reflect on my image?
How to Change the F-stop Number on your Camera
Aperture, Depth of Field and F-stop Quiz
8 questions
Section 5: Lens Quality, The Bokeh Effect and F-Stop Range
What will you learn in this section?
What is the Bokeh Effect?
Lens Quality
F-stop Range
Lens quality quiz
3 questions
Section 6: The Exceptions
What will you learn in this section?
Far away subjects
Exceptions EXERCISE
Section 7: Solving Problems
What will you learn in this section?
Not enough blur
Too much blur
Low light conditions
Problem quiz
3 questions
Section 8: Other Uses For A/AV Mode
What will you learn in this section?
Sensor dirt
Section 9: Course Recap
Course recap
Section 10: Final Quiz
The Final Quiz
8 questions
Section 11: Conclusion
The Conclusion
Section 12: Thank You
Thank you
Section 13: Bonus Trick
Bonus Trick

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