About This Course
A set of video tutorials of photography tips and tricks, each one demonstrates one specific DSLR or compact camera photography tip. This course is aimed at amateur photographers from beginners through to enthusiasts.
- Photography training that works
- See immediate improvements in your photos
- Easy to follow and understand, with a fun teaching style
- All boring bits removed (well, most of them anyway!)
These DSLR photography tips for beginners deal with a wide range of subjects and surprisingly, some of the more powerful tips are completely non-technical in nature. There are several FREE photography training videos that you can try out first, watch them and see for yourself just how good some of these DSLR photography tips and tricks are.
Downloads are ENABLED for this course!
Here are some of the general topics covered in this course:
- Understand the ‘Exposure Triangle’ and get out of the Auto mode.
- Get incredible natural portrait lighting with this one simple pro tip that will flatter your subjects
- Get sharper images with better focusing technique and use of shutter speeds
- Working with natural light and dealing with the sun
- How understanding the direction of light can dramatically improve your photos
- How to use composition to take more dramatic and creative images
- Flatter your family and friends with some great posing tips (individual and group posing)
- How to improve your flash photography
- Controlling depth of field and the ‘block of focus’
- How to get blue skies in your photos instead of washed out white skies
- How to take better photos in the snow
- How to avoid camera shake and get sharper images
- How to take photos of fireworks
- The myth of megapixels and image quality
- Digital cameras and their settings
- … and much more!
What are the requirements?
- Any type of camera will be suitable for this course. Some lectures covering the same topic are duplicated so that they can be DSLR or compact camera specific.
- Even though nearly all the tips are easy, as with any other skill, the more you practice the better you’ll become!
- Enthusiasm always helps!
What am I going to get from this course?
- To explain camera settings
- To demonstrate easy tips for getting sharp images
- To show how an understanding of light and composition is worth more to you than a whole bagful of camera accessories
- Raise awareness of the possibilities for taking great photos
- To demonstrate easy ways of taking amazing outdoor portraits
- To show some great ways of getting better landscape photos
- To provide tips on getting better flash photos indoors
- To show how to take better photos in specific environments (e.g snow, indoors by a window etc…)
- To help understand image quality, resolution and the different camera types
- To realize the great potential you have for becoming a great photographer
Who is the target audience?
- Beginner amateur photographers
- Intermediate amateur photographers
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned how to become a better photographer.
30 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.
Get started today and learn more about becoming a better photographer.
|Section 1 - Beginner Camera Settings (Important Info Used In Subsequent Lectures)|
|Use The Exposure Triangle To Understand Exposure And Get Out Of The Auto Mode||00:00:00|
|The ISO Setting, What Is It And What’s It For?||00:00:00|
|Exposure Compensation, Why You Sometimes Need To Darken Or Lighten Your Images||00:00:00|
|Lens Apertures, Learn About One Of The Most Important Camera Settings||00:00:00|
|Section 2 - More Advanced Camera Settings|
|5 Tips For Tack Sharp Focusing||00:00:00|
|Choose The Right Shutter Speeds To Avoid Camera Shake And Get Sharper Photos||00:00:00|
|Use Your Histogram To Nail The Exposure For Those Important Images.||00:00:00|
|Aperture And Depth Of Field – Start Getting Creative (DSLRs)||00:00:00|
|Scene Modes And Depth Of Field (Compact Cameras)||00:00:00|
|Section 3 - Improve Your Images With Natural Lighting|
|Top Shade, The Professional’s Portrait Lighting Secret||00:00:00|
|Dealing With The Sun When Taking A Portrait||00:00:00|
|Direction Of Light And The Effect It Has On Your Photos||00:00:00|
|Get Nice Blue Skies In Your Photos And Avoid White Skies||00:00:00|
|How To Retain The Ambient Light Of A Nicely Lit Room||00:00:00|
|Better Indoor Portraits Using Window Light – Pt 1 Of 2||00:00:00|
|Better Indoor Portraits Using Window Light – Pt 2 Of 2||00:00:00|
|Create A Great Look Using Backlighting||00:00:00|
|How To Improve Your Natural Light Portraits Using A Reflector||00:00:00|
|Section 4 - Improve Your Images Using Better Composition|
|Use The Rule Of Thirds For Improved Composition||00:00:00|
|Better Composition Using Diagonal Lines||00:00:00|
|Use ‘Leading Lines’ To Create More Dramatic Images||00:00:00|
|Use Repeating Patterns For More Impact||00:00:00|
|Improve Your Composition Using The ‘Frame Within A Frame’ Trick||00:00:00|
|Blur The Background For More Impact (DSLRs)||00:00:00|
|Blur The Background To Isolate Your Subject (Compact Cameras)||00:00:00|
|Don’t Let Cluttered Backgrounds Ruin Your Portraits||00:00:00|
|Improve Your Portraits Using Unusual Backgrounds||00:00:00|
|Improve Your Portraits Using Nature’s Own Abstract Backgrounds||00:00:00|
|Section 5 - Tips On Posing For Portraits|
|Flatter Your Individual Subject With These Full Length Posing Tips||00:00:00|
|Family Or Small Group Poses – Pt I Standing Poses||00:00:00|
|Family Or Small Group Poses – Pt II Seated Poses||00:00:00|
|Individual Natural And Relaxed Female Poses||00:00:00|
|Ideas For Photographing Children, 4-6 Months Old||00:00:00|
|Ideas For Photographing Children, 9-12 Months Old||00:00:00|
|Section 6 - Landscapes And Scenery|
|Landscape Photography Tips, A Walkthough With Barbara||00:00:00|
|How To Take Better Photos In The Snow||00:00:00|
|Section 7 - Flash Photography|
|Better Results Using An External Flashgun, Pt I – Bouncing The Flash||00:00:00|
|Better Flash Portraits Using An External Flashgun, Pt II – More Creative Portraits||00:00:00|
|Better Results Using Your Cameras’ Built-In Flash – Soften The Shadows||00:00:00|
|Better Results Using On-Board Flash – Get A More Pleasing Background||00:00:00|
|Section 8 - Information And Tips On Using Lenses|
|General Tips On Camera Lenses, Variable/Fixed Apertures, Fast/Slow, What Are Prime Lenses?||00:00:00|
|Lens Focal Length, Pt I – Perspective||00:00:00|
|Lens Focal Length, Pt II – ‘Field Of View’||00:00:00|
|Lens Focal Length, Pt III – ‘Depth Of Field’||00:00:00|
|Section 9 - Other General Techniques|
|A Neat Idea For A Fun, Dramatic Portrait||00:00:00|
|How The ‘Half Press Of The Shutter’ Technique Can Improve Your Picture Taking||00:00:00|
|How To Easily Create A Stunning Online Slide Show In Minutes||00:00:00|
|How To Take Photos Of Fireworks||00:00:00|
|Use The Fashion Photographer’s Perspective Trick For Longer Legs||00:00:00|
|Section 10 - How To Take A Really Flattering Profile Or PR Photo|
|Take A More Flattering PR Or Profile Photo – Basic Technique Using ‘Top Shade’||00:00:00|
|Take A More Flattering Profile Or PR Photo – Refining The Basic Profile Or PR Image||00:00:00|
|Section 11 - Which Digital Camera To Buy Next, Megapixels Is Not The Answer.|
|The Myth Of Megapixels – Image Resolution And Quality||00:00:00|
|Which Camera Should I Buy Next – There’s So Many To Choose From!||00:00:00|