Do you sometimes think your camera is running the show? Sometimes taking a really good picture and then, just when you have a great picture right in front of you it lets you down. Manufacturers will convince you that the camera thinks for itself which is true to a degree but light cannot be programmed, it has it's own set of laws and when you don't see for yourself what is happening with the light it can fool the meter in your camera. Understand where the light is coming from, how strong it is and if your camera can handle differences between light and shade and you're ready to look at composition. Your camera is not difficult to use after all if a box with a pin hole in it works .
3 training courses found
We spend about an hour in the studio making friends with your camera, understanding what the various controls do and what settings to use. There are three elements to controlling the light entering the camera and at the end of this short tutorial you'll know what they are and how to use them.
This non vocational course explores the uses of on camera flash. How to avoid burnt out faces and black backgrounds.
Successful night time photography. How to complete time exposures.