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What is the purpose of this course?

Learn the basics of Photography that will take you to the next level.
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Whether you are an experienced hobbyist looking to update your skills or a complete beginner to photography, this course is for you. Even if you are dipping your toes into the creative world, this course will show you the essentials you need to take beautiful photos.

The course is in four parts:

In week 1 you will explore the following camera settings:

  • Aperture
  • Shutter speed
  • ISO
  • Exposure triangle.

In week 2 you will explore the following camera modes:

  • metering modes
  • Ways to determine exposure
  • selective focus modes
  • white balance modes

In week 3 you will learn basic principles of composition:

  • Rule of thirds
  • Filling the frame
  • Leading lines
  • Symmetry and asymmetry

In week 4 you will learn the key phases of a photography project and how to develop ideas to create your own project.

Each week is a stepping stone building towards a strong foundation in photography. You will be able to put these concepts into practice immediately or use them as a foundation for a more advanced photography course.

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