Break through the technology barrier and learn how to use your Digital SLR camera to take beautiful photos! Begin by learning about the many features and controls of your DSLR and look at the lenses needed for the kind of photography you enjoy. Explore exposure controls, metering, exposure compensation, managing aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. Then, focus on flash photography, managing camera controls, photo files, and even working in manual mode. Finally, explore high dynamic range photos and how to master difficult and tricky exposure situations.
- Become familiar with all of the basics of your DSLR camera, including exposure modes and lenses.
- Learn the three components of exposure and how your camera determines focus.
- Learn about shutter speed and ISO settings on your DSLR.
- Learn about flash photography, editing photos, and shooting movies on your DSLR.
- Learn how to use manual settings to capture beautiful images with your DSLR.
- Learn how to use your camera’s tools and features to master the three most difficult photography situations: fast-action shots, macro shots, and low-light photography.
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Requirements: Any digital SLR camera. Point and shoot digital cameras are not compatible with the course content. Windows XP or newer OS; Mac OS X or newer OS. Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader).
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