Photography - Photography DSLR Skills

Photography - Photography DSLR Skills - Take Pictures Like A Pro
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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    Available on iOS and Android
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

Photography Course

Shoot your DSLR in manual mode like a professional photographer - improve your photography fast!

Who Is In Control Of Your Photography?

Did you know that your dslr camera is in charge of your photography?

That a little chip inside that camera is replacing your brain?

And it is preventing you becoming a better photographer?

The Best Photographers Shoot In Manual Mode

And this is also the skill that most casual photographers never learn.

What if you could control the camera, rather than leaving it in auto mode?

What if you could use your camera like a professional photographer does?

Becoming A Better Photographer

Relying on the camera to set exposure will mean you will never become a good photographer.

Mastering manual mode will open up a world of amazing image opportunities that will impress your friends and family.

What You Will Learn In This Photography Course

In this course we will teach you how to master your camera in a simple and easy to understand manner.

We will show you how to use your camera like the professionals and improve your photography.

100% Money Back Guarantee

Remember, if you are not happy with the course for any reason, you can get your money back in the first 30 days, no questions.

What the course will cover:

  • Finding your exposure using the built in light meter
  • How the histogram works
  • How to use the blinkies
  • The exposure triangle
  • Understanding stops of light
  • ISO, shutter speed and aperture
  • Lens recommendations

Who Is This Course For?

Have you purchased a DSLR lately and want to learn how to use it like a professional photographer?

Have you wondered what the manual mode does?

Do you want to deepen your understanding of photography?

Then this course is for you.

Please note, this is a beginners course and suitable for new photographers.

This is not suitable for experienced amateur photographers.

Join us…

So join us on the other side and learn how to take control of your DSLR camera and take images like the professionals!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need access to the internet
  • You will need access to a DSLR camera

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how manual mode works
  • Understand what an exposure is
  • Understand how to take an exposure
  • Understand how to check their exposure is correct

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for photographers who have a DSLR and want to learn how to use manual mode
  • This is a beginners course for beginner photographers
  • This is not a course for experienced photographers

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: Introduction - Welcome!
Introduction To The Course
Section 2: Understanding Exposure - The Basics

Many photographers find the concept of exposure difficult to understand.

In this lecture we explain what exposure is and why it is important.


There are 3 elements for controlling an exposure, in this lecture we explain what is called the "exposure triangle" and how we can use the different "levers" to get an exposure.

Section 3: Tools For Checking Your Exposure

The light meter is a powerful tool that helps you find your exposure quickly. It is a tool that is built into every DSLR and is fundamental for finding a starting point for your exposure.


The histogram is the main tool for checking your exposure once you have taken your picture, it will help you guarantee that you have a correct exposure.


The blinkies are a fast visual aid to also help you check your exposure once your picture has been taken and with the histrogram gives you a powerful set of tools which you can use to get that perfectly exposed image.

Section 4: The Camera Controls - The Levers You Need To Pull

Once you wrap your head around stops of light, everything else falls into place, so make sure you really spend some time grasping this concept, it is foundational to photography.


The ISO on your camera is extremely important to understand, every sensor can "boost" the light it is receiving and we call this ISO, but ISO has its drawbacks in terms of image quality when using a high ISO. In this lecture we explain why.


Shutter speed is a function on the camera that controls the duration of the amount of light that will come into the camera.

In this lecture we will help you understand how and why it works.


The aperture is the way you control the light coming into the camera with the lens, it has a major impact on the creativity of an image so understanding this concept is really important.

Section 5: Activities

In this lecture there are some practical activities that will help you learn to use your ISO settings.


In this lecture there are some activities that will help you understand how to use your shutter speed.


In this lecture there are activities to help you practice and learn how to change your aperture.


In this lecture we cover some advanced activities to really help you stretch your newly learned skills.

Section 6: Mastering all The Modes On Your Camera

So what about the other modes on the camera?

In this lecture we help you understand what they are for and how you might use them.


In this lecture we discuss why and how to practice your manual exposure skills.

Section 7: Choosing Lenses & Working With Flashes

What are prime lenses, why are they important, what should you choose?

In this lecture we supply an overview to help you pick a prime lens.


In this lecture we discuss some of the specialist primes available in the marketplace.


In this lecture we discuss zoom lenses and help you understand what to purchase.


In this lecture we discuss premium zooms and what advantages they have.

Flash Photography
Section 8: Summary Sections
The Quiz...
7 questions

So lets see how well you have grasped the core concepts...

Summary for the whole course
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Instructor Biography

Mark Timberlake, Marketing |Course Creation | Business Building |Photography

Mark runs a marketing company called SME Heroes, which specializes in training on all things to do with online course creation, online marketing and his personal passion of photography.

He has extensive experience with online business in various forms over the last 15 years and loves to share his hard won lessons and techniques for online business success.

In addition he also has over 12 years experience in online retail and over 6 years experience as a commercial photographer.

This means he has a deep breadth of experience which comes through in his courses which are always designed to be easy to understand and to pass on the skills he has learned in a practical way.

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