Are you happy with your photographs? Do you feel that you are fully realising your potential with your camera? Chances are, like most of us that if you were not born a photography whiz, you are probably finding it difficult to understand how to use your camera to get perfect visuals. There are so many settings and dials to learn and remember, where do you even start?
If you want to make your photographs stand out, then you must learn the basics from the pros. Enrol in Shaw Academy’s Online Photography Course that will walk you through the fundamentals of photography. You will master the skill of working with your camera, understand how to get the most from your lens and how to perfect your exposure for the quintessential romantic sunset shot.
With lessons that are strictly hands-on and interactive, you will soon turn a pro yourself. Our online photography courses allow students to engross themselves in a curriculum enabling them to explore unlimited creative possibilities
MODULE 1 COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
781,514 Successful Graduates
8 Interactive Lessons
4 Weeks Long
8 hours +
Pathway to EQF Diploma
Lesson 1. Get started: What do you want to shoot?
The first of your photography classes will start with an overview of modern day imagery. Be inspired as you are introduced to different photographic styles in the context of using them as a form of communication.
Lesson one finishes with familiarising yourself with camera types and working out which one is the best suited to your abilities.
Lesson 2. Camera Functions and Lenses
Begin by decoding camera terminology, its various modes and functions. Expand your creative control by mastering basic camera techniques to produce innovative and meaningful visuals.
Make the most of your time so that you can enjoy your photography quickly.
Lesson 3. Motion and Depth
Decrypt the use of a lens to capture a scene the way your eyes visualise it. Master the concept of focal length and exposure that is absolutely essential for you to add a completely new layer to your photography subjects and getting the most out of your current setup.
Lesson 4. Composition
During your photography classes, you are taught the fundamentals of composition referring to elements and their relationship to placement in the visual. Experiment with new ideas to enhance your photographs.
Lesson 5. How Much Light is enough?
Add an element of drama and sophistication by getting acquainted with motion and depth.
What shutter speeds are and how to use them creatively to capture motion. An important step to full control. That is what you get in lesson 5 in this digital photography school.
Lesson 6. Fully Manual Mode
Your step to taking full control is to get a full-fledged tutorial on apertures. Become familiar with using them effectively to create a sense of depth in your images.
Lesson 7. The Colour of Light
What is exposure and how the camera measures light? Improve your skills in the light meter to control the exposure so that your photos are no longer too bright or too dark.
Make sure you get it perfect every time.
Lesson 8. The Digital Image
You only become a photographer when you have completely mastered the fully manual mode. This is possibly one of the most vital of your photography courses that fully unlocks creative and technical control and showcases your talent as a professional photographer.
SUCCESS STORIES (22,711)
This photography course has given me insights into how to develop my skills as a professional photographer. Today, I am more confident about my abilities and sincerely hope that I can have a successful career in this field.#SimplyTheBest
Enrolling in Shaw Academy’s online photography course was one of the best decisions of my life. I confess I was floundering a bit with my technique. With such experts on board who were able to clear my doubts, today, I am changed photographer altogether. The program is ideal for beginners and amateurs like me who are looking to take this up as a serious career option.
If you are looking to turn pro in the near future, then you must take up this online photography course. The classes are engaging and exciting, taught by a passionate faculty who have years of industry experience. To sum it up, you can be the best because you learn from the best. I strongly recommend this program for all budding photographers.
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