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Basic Photography Online Course from Course Central (57% Off)

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Customers can take advantage of online modules on everything from ISO and aperture to backlighting and posing tips; lifetime access included

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The syllabus includes:

  • Using the exposure triangle to understand exposure and get out of the auto mode
  • The ISO setting, what is it and what’s it for?
  • Exposure compensation
  • Lens apertures
  • Five tips for tack sharp focussing
  • Choosing the right shutter speeds to avoid camera shake and get sharper photos
  • Using histogram to nail the exposure
  • Aperture and depth of field in DSLRs
  • Scene modes and depth of field in compact cameras
  • Top shade
  • Dealing with the sun when taking a portrait
  • Direction of light
  • How to get blue skies and avoid white skies
  • How to retain ambient light
  • Better indoor portraits using window light
  • Backlighting
  • Using a reflector
  • Using the rule of thirds for improved composition
  • Diagonal lines
  • Leading lines for more dramatic images
  • Using repeating patterns for more impact
  • Frame within a frame
  • Blurring the background
  • Backgrounds in portraits
  • Full length posing tips
  • Family or small group poses
  • Individual female poses
  • Ideas for photographing children
  • Landscape photography tips
  • How to take better photos in the snow
  • Using an external flashgun
  • Using built-in flash to soften the shadows
  • Using on-board flash
  • General tips on camera lenses
  • Lens focal length
  • Half press of the shutter technique
  • Taking photos of fireworks
  • Fashion photographer’s perspective trick for longer legs

See the full syllabus.

Completion of this course does not result in a degree of photography or qualify participants to practise professionally.

Fine Print

Validity: Must redeem by 16 Oct 2022. Course content available for a lifetime from registration date.
Purchase: Limit 5 per person. May buy 5 additional as gifts.
Restrictions: Register online here. No refunds or cancellations once log in details have been provided. Groupon prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable. Internet connection required. Course completion e-certificate provided after successful completion of course; £12.99 shipping surcharge for a printed version. See the rules that apply to all deals.

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