Introduction to Digital SLRs – Beginner


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If you have a digital stills camera and an interest in learning more about how to control your images without relying on automatic settings, this course is designed for you.

This course starts with the basics of the camera, such as aperture, shutter speed, ISO and exposure as well as the fundamentals of composition. The combination of these elements will give you a better understanding of your camera, which will lead to improved results in your images.

It is recommended that you have your own DSLR camera to bring to the course.

The course will explore the following topics:

  • General functions of the DSLR
  • Automatic versus Manual
  • Exposure
  • Aperture & Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Speed & Shutter Priority
  • ISO & Low Light Photography
  • Raw vs Jpeg images
  • When and how to use your flash
  • Lighting techniques for general photography
  • Image Composition

Prerequisites: It is preferable that you bring your own DSLR camera to the workshop, however, it is not required.

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Approximate Class Size:  5

Additional information


It is preferable that you bring your own DLSR camera to the workshop, however it is not required.


3.5 Hours

Approximate Class Size: