In the Basics category, I will cover the fundamental elements of photography. It will provide you with the information you need to go out and take some great photographs, as well as elevating you to the next level of shooting. You will learn to take command of your camera and understand its basic functions. You will learn things like when and why you need a tripod, and how film, shutter speed, and aperture relate. This is called reciprocity.
All the lessons in the series are accompanied by descriptive images to better help you understand what you are reading.
The tools of the trade can be numerous, but you don't need to own all of these things to make beautiful photographs.
There are many different kinds of cameras and films on the market. These will be discussed to help you make a better choice about the right camera for your shot.
I will also teach you certain mechanical techniques that will help you control your photographic results.
I will cover ~
Camera format types
Exposures ~ how to make the right one!
Depth-of-field when and why
Filters ~ what they can do
Films and color balance
How the lens works
Learn the rules and you will know how to break them and produce some unusual and beautiful images.
If you really want to take control of your images, shoot with a manual camera!
Through using straightforward and simple examples you will understand how to master your camera with the manual settings.
Don't forget with each lesson the
button allows you to get help. This feature alone is worth 10 times the value you are paying for the lessons.