DSLR Camera Basics
You bought a DSLR camera, because it offers so much more control than a point and shoot camera. If you just put it in program mode and shoot away, then you may as well just use a point and shoot, because that is what you are doing. The purpose of this video is to teach you how your camera works and how to use all the different settings and options. Tim makes the best recomendations on shutter speeds, apertures, the right lenses and much more. This video will teach you what you need to get started using all the control and power that comes with a DSLR camera. When you know what you’re doing, you will make better photographs right away.
Tim Cooper has been travelling all over the world for several years, helping thousands of photographers hone their craft. As you watch, Tims’ plain English style will cause you to understand how to use your camera and accessories.
Running time: 4 hours. MAC/Windows (Videos can be copied over to mobile devices)
Tim welcomes you and gives an overview of the lessons and concepts you're about to learn
Things to get started (23:25)
Learn about all the basic accessories and technology that you'll need to to know before mastering your DSLR.
A complete overview and functionality of all the standard lenses and how you use them to better tell your story
Exposure Problems (16:12)
Even though your DSLR is a marvel of technology, sometimes they don't produce the best exposure. Learn why your exposure may be off and how to fix the problem
File formats (14:29)
Unlike film, your DSLR images are captured as digital information and turned into files. Learn how your files are stored in your camera and the different quality settings available to you.
Photographic Composition (21:08)
As a photographers, we must arrange the parts of our scenes to make them harmonious, through our primary subject and secondary subjects.