Introduction to your DSLR Camera
Digital Photography

An Introduction to Photography

Workshop Details


Title:  Intro to YOUR DSLR Camera

Length:   4 1/2 hours

Time(s):  10:00 – 14:30

Location:  Lakeside Studio, L’Etang, Bertric Buree 24320


Please contact us for further dates 

Cost:  €65pp (includes training materials, refreshments and light lunch)


Limited to only 6 people. Our workshop is designed for beginners who wish to learn the basics of their DSLR camera and improve their photography.

During our practical 4 1/2 hour workshop you will learn the 6 methods to take control of your camera settings and improve your photography… and of course how to show your images off!

Don’t have a DSLR camera? No problem… you can hire one of our cameras for the day.  Get in touch for more info

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#Introduction: Basic Function:  Learn and understand how to use key buttons and settings on your camera:

  • Aperture settings (F Stops)
  • Shutter Speed
  • White Balance
  • ISO (Light sensitivity)
  • Image Stabilisation

#2 Image Composition: Learn and understand the rules and guides to help to compose your image:

  • Leading Lines
  • Converging Lines
  • The Rule of 3rds
  • Symmetrical and “A” Symmetrical
  • Creating a Centre of Interest 

#3 Lighting Techniques:  Learn different ways to shoot indoor and outdoor lighting conditions using both natural and modified lighting

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor lighting
  • Natural Light vs. Light reflector/Modifiers and Flash 

#4 Planning and Purpose: Getting the most out of your shot and turn a simple subject into a masterpiece

  • Shooting for purpose and planning 
  • Lens Perspective and camera angles
  • Posing 
  • Spontaneity
  • Use of Props

#5 Editing:  Demonstration of editing software

#6 Showcasing Your Images:  Printing and digital options

Course Prerequisites: What do I need?

Fully charged DSLR camera, lenses, memory card, Transfer lead? 

A laptop (optional) (WiFi and power sockets are available – please come fully charged) 

Refreshments and light lunch will be available


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