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The Camera and its Controls - Building Blocks of Photography

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Appleton Training is looking for members to attend their workshop. It's based around Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, UK Added 1555353332.

This event is on Sunday, April 28th.

Milton Keynes - 28th April 2019


Is this course for me?

Are you new to photography? This is the course to get you started. If you have just got you first camera, are thinking about buying a camera or have been struggling for a while with things like focus and exposure, then come and join us. We work on the principle that, if you learn how to do things the right way from the start, you can avoid the bad habits and misconceptions that will hamper your progress as a competent photographer.

What will I get out of it?

The Camera and its Controls is just one of our Building Blocks range of courses. Each one of these step-by-step tutorials is designed to get you taking great images as quickly as possible. You will be surprised how soon things click into place once you have learnt the basics - from a professional trainer with years of experience. Andrew Appleton has trained countless photographers to award-winning standard. Is there any reason why you shouldn’t become one too? Treat this course as the first step.

What does the course include?

The day is split into 6 clear areas:

  • How to hold your camera
  • Camera types, sensor sizes and the difference between RAW files and JPEGs
  • Exposure: Why you need to understand it and how to control it
  • Exposure Modes, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Programme, Scene Modes and Manual
  • Focusing: How to choose which focus mode is best to use
  • Lenses: Choosing the right lens can make the shot

This course lays the foundations upon which you can begin to build your photography. To make sure you get the most from any of our BB courses, we give you a copy of the course slides and notes. In addition, you will receive a set of SNAP Cards full of handy tips to help you succeed.


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