Photography Basics: A beginner’s guide to photography

Introduction to Photography

This is an introductory course to the basics of photography.

What you’ll learn

  • Camera Anatomy: Have a good understanding of DSLR/Mirrorless Cameras.
  • Exposure: Understand the pillars proper exposure.
  • Composition: Know how and understand composition for great looking images.
  • Focus and Depth of Field: Knowing and understanding focusing and proper depth of field.
  • White Balance and colour: Understanding colour temperature and white balance modes.
  • Lighting: Understand the difference between natural and artificial lighting.
  • Lenses: Understand lens types and special use cases.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 1min.
  • Camera Anatomy –> 1 lecture • 16min.
  • Photography Techniques –> 4 lectures • 16min.
  • Photography Accessories –> 2 lectures • 13min.
  • Outro –> 1 lecture • 1min.

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This is an introductory course to the basics of photography.

The contents of the course are mainly centred towards DSLR and Mirrorless camera photography. However, the principles covered in this course can be applied to various mediums of photography, e.g. Smartphone.

The main requirement for this course is a camera

Course Brief:

1. Prerequisites

2. Camera Anatomy: a. Camera Anatomy b. Camera Modes c. RAW vs JPEG d. Camera Sensor e. DSLR vs Mirrorless

3. Exposure: a. Exposure b. Aperture c. Shutter Speed d. ISO e. Exposure Triangle

4. Composition: a. Composition b. Rule of Thirds c. Negative Space d. Leading Lines e. Balance and Symmetry

5. Focus and Depth of Field: a. Depth of Field b. Manual vs Auto Focus

6. White Balance and Colour: a. White Balance

7. Lighting: a. Lighting b. Natural Light c. Artificial Light

8. Lenses: a. Focal Length b. Crop Factor and Effective Focal Length

c. Kit vs Prime vs Zoom Lenses

9. Conclusion

This is the course to start your journey! This is for beginners who are looking to pursue a career in photography, or for professionals who are looking for a simple and reliable way to get their team or employees up to scratch.


Pick up your camera and lets get snapping!