Photography Basics, Getting Accurate Exposure, Online Course

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Getting Accurate Exposure

Course Description

In this photography course, you will learn the importance of getting accurate exposure using any camera. I share the important elements of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed that professional photographers use. Understanding and using these concepts will help you take photos like a rockstar! I cover how a camera automatically chooses different combinations of these settings to achieve proper exposure in a photograph. These simple concepts will offer you a better understanding of exposure, f/stops, motion blur, stopping motion, light sensitivity, and camera combinations.

With more than 25 years as a pro, I created this simple course in order to help anyone easily improve their photography. This course isn’t just about learning camera settings, it is about the important elements of setting up and creating beautiful photography. This course will help you take better photographs while taking your imagery to the next level. After taking this course you will understand how to choose and change your camera settings in multiple ways to achieve different outcomes while achieving proper exposure within your photos.

What’s Included

18 Minutes of video lessons with detailed information and Illustrations

iPhone photo examples used to prove these tips work no matter what kind of camera is used

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Instructor Sheri Oneal shares her 30+ years of knowledge as a pro photographer

What You Will Learn

  • What is ISO and why is it important
  • How a digital camera determines exposure
  • Simple tips and techniques that can improve your image instantly
  • How the camera sensor automatically determines the camera settings
  • What is grain or noise in a photo
  • Understanding ISO sensitivity levels
  • What is the aperture and how does it work in photography
  • What is Depth of Field
  • How to choose the right range of focus
  • What is an f/stop
  • What is the shutter and how does it work
  • How to determine a good shutter speed
  • How to fix motion blur
  • Understanding different combinations of camera settings to get a rockstar photo

Course Outline: Photography Basics

Getting Accurate Exposure

In this course, you will learn the main objectives for getting accurate exposure with your camera.

Lesson 1- What The Heck Is ISO?

In this lesson, you are introduced to ISO, what it does and how to use it when shooting photos. You will learn how to determine what the best ISO setting is for the environmental elements you are shooting in and what you hope to achieve in the process. You will learn how the lighting can determine the ISO you should use and how the camera does this automatically. Pro tips are also included to offer the best outcome no matter what the photo conditions.

Lesson 2- Aperature 101

In this lesson, you are introduced to what the aperture is and how to use it based on your desired outcome for your photograph. I share the basic concepts behind how to choose and set the lens settings to achieve different effects within your image. I offer insight on Depth of Field and how it can affect the sharpness of a photograph. I go over how the camera determines the aperture setting in conjunction with other settings in order to properly expose a photo. You are introduced to f/stops and how they differ when shooting pictures.

Lesson 3- Shutter Speed

In this lesson, you are introduced to how adjusting the shutter and choosing the proper shutter speed will affect your overall image. I share how you can create motion within your photographs depending on the choice of shutter speed You will learn how the camera determines the proper shutter speed setting in conjunction with other settings in order to properly expose a photo.

  • Any Camera Will Work For This Course (DSLR, Mirrorless, Camera Phone, Film, Polaroid)
  • The Proper Memory Card, Film, or Polaroid For Your Device
  • A Good Internet Connection For Watching Course Videos

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