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Photography Essentials - 3 weeks

Learn the basics of your camera with Chris! Saturdays 1pm to 3:30pm.

  • Starts 2 Dec
  • 180 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Languages Centre. 1 Nemarluk Dr, Ludmilla NT 0820

10 spot left

Course Outline

Course outline Photography Essentials is a 3-week engaging course to introduce or refresh your understanding of the basics of using your digital camera (including DSLR, mirrorless/compact cameras) and an opportunity to learn fundamental photography techniques. Please bring along your camera each session. Through a combination of theory sessions and practical exercises including field trips, you can apply your new knowledge, as well as gaining ongoing feedback on the photographs you produce. This course will introduce you to the parts of your camera such as; body, lens, shutter, aperture and their controls, to ensure you can use the right settings according to the context for the photography. You will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of photography – shutter, aperture, focusing and ISO to enable you to solve your annoying photographic problems yourself; such as unfocused or over/under exposed photographs. This short course is made up of 3 individual lessons tailored to suit you, so be sure to ask plenty of questions! Course Outcomes Students who complete this course will gain an understanding in the following skills and knowledge: • Learning to use your digital camera • Digital camera controls • Principles of exposure systems and correct exposure (Auto/manual) • Digital image capture and its benefits and limitations • Downloading and saving digital images as files - JPEG vs RAW • Photographic techniques to achieve varied effects • The best Automatic Settings to use • Caring for our camera and lenses About your tutor Chris Knight is a highly experienced professional photographer. Chris has taught photography, and Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom since the early 1990s. Chris also runs a successful photography company in Darwin. For a seniors discount of 10% use coupon code SENIOR at check out - ID will be checked at class register. Have you missed out on enrolling in this course? Just send us an email and we might be able to help you!


Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.

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