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      December 6, 2019

      Friday  11:30 AM

      53-54 Rathbone Place
      London, Greater London

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      Getting to Grips with Your Camera

      Join us on our 'Getting to Grips with Your Camera' course, which aims to explain how to use a camera by taking you through the various modes and operations including the three key components to exposure - shutter speed, aperture and ISO - and how these can be used to capture specific results, such as portraits, landscapes, macro photography, sports etc.  'Getting to Grips with Your Camera', is suitable for anyone who has recently purchased a DSLR, mirrorless camera or upgraded from a previous camera and is looking to get to know their camera better.  TOPICS COVERED This course aims to cover the following topics: Basics of DSLR and Mirrorless mechanics   Importance of Sensor Sizes and Crop Factors   Focusing - manual focus point selection vs. auto selection   Resolution settings - the advantages and disadvantages of JPEG vs. RAW file formats   Understanding Exposure - introducing the three core elements - shutter speed, aperture and ISO/film speeds and how these can be influenced by different photographic scenarios   Exposure Modes - Picture Modes fully explained - e.g. Portrait, Landscape, Sport   Exposure - Program, Aperture, and Shutter Priority - why to use these modes over Picture Modes  Metering Modes - how your camera meters light and the various options available   ISO - Film speeds - Auto vs. Manual Selection   Histograms - what are histograms? How are histograms used?   Exposure Compensation - How and why exposure compensation should be employed   Formatting storage cards - why this is essential.   White Balance - Understanding white balance and how this can affect the colouring of your images   Using Flash - Internal (built in) and external flash use   Workflow - Understanding your photography workflow   Manipulating images - why this is necessary and an explanation of software choices   Image backup - why this is essential  Lenses and associated accessories  REQUIRED EQUIPMENT This is a practical course so please bring along your own camera with a fully charged battery and memory card. Please note: some of our courses require a minimum number of participants to enable us to operate them. If the minimum number of bookings required for a particular course has not been received, we are entitled to cancel it. We will notify you of cancellation for this reason no later than 7 days before your course is due to take place. Most changes are minor.

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