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Camera Basic in 10 minutes


Camera Basic in 10 minutes


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5 Lessons (11m)
    • 1. Course Intro

    • 2. Understanding of Photography

    • 3. Aperture

    • 4. Shutter Speed

    • 5. ISO and Class Exercise

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1. Course Intro: Hi. My name is Stephen, a visual artists who wrote six tall fuming me and in today's cause we're gonna be teaching you how to shooting manual on your camera to get the best camera. Because, well, I believe that it's really important to understand your camera during the Senate technique . And then you can express yourself anyway you want. So we're gonna be teaching you how to use the shutter speed after trainer Isil. Um and I didn't mean sure, you have everything works on this gonna do it electrically shocked videos on each settings that you understand, and then you can go out and shoot. At the end of the video, they do some exercise to do so you see, store and shoot posted pictures down on the comment section below a Senate Tosto instagram or email So we can build a small community or people are just left photography. Uh, yeah, so we can all be friends and none from the shop, so yeah, 2. Understanding of Photography: Um, like I said, if you just bought your new camera that there's a lot of muralists in the camera. Um, there are different settings on the camera. Do up. You're still probably shooting or to refuse escorting a new camera, and you want to get more in depth into how the camera works so you can use different settings like official priority, shutter priority and manual vote on different cameras. There are different names for for it, for official priority on a cannon. It's a V on a Nikon. It's Eddie. I'm not sure about Sony and Fujifilm. I think there's the Samos Nikon, um, for shutter priority is TV for Canon s for Nikon and Sony, I'm sure, and Moshe, but Fujifilm and for the cameras am instance for manual to everything you have to set by yourself. So I'm hoping that at the end of this course that you will be able to shoot this manual mode and you understand how everything works. Okay, so the first thing that you need to understand photography is basically light without lights, there's no photography. I'm not gonna get too much into the photography history. But the first camera that ever invented. It's actually a black box before a hope. The lights that goes into the channel s a soon plate on the back of the box. And there are chemicals on it and Fox have with the guy who invented Teoh, he could have different camera school to develop the pictures and their fixed image. So modern force in history class again. That's just how everything works. So all you have to remember that the camera is basically a box that captures light. And in the digital age that oil cameras has three most important settings, which is eyes are shutter speed and aperture thes three things control your exposure off your camera, and what you see has what we call an explosion triangle. It's a slow, a shutter speed and aperture. So you have to comprehends or these three things to get a perfect exposure of a picture. And the first thing that we're gonna learn this Apertura caricatures. Um 3. Aperture : basically a whole controlling how much like you should get into your camera. So the bigger the number, the smaller opening, the smaller the number, the bigger opening on your DSLR you probably can't see your picture, But if you have a, um, film camera, you can, uh, just e aperture on the lens and weaken. Look inside your lens. There's something moving. Yeah, opening and closing. That's you adjusting the aperture. And if you just got into photography, this is probably the most confused, confusing thing, because why the bigger number this morning opening? The smaller the number, the bigger the opening. Um, you would get you see that once you got into photography. Once you understand what? Because every once in a scene where efficient use what's your sister used? And so, yeah, that's something you're gonna get used to buy No time, even probably by the end of this course, I hope. And anyway, so the smaller the opening minutes. That's just less like if you get into the opening and the bigger means, that's more life. All right, so now why do we have to choose what and for sure we have to use? That's because we'll be quite dapper. Field, as you can see on the left, picture the subject in front. It's in focus and the thing in the subjects in the back of blurred out. So the only way for us to achieve that it by using a larger picture because on a larger official more like to get in the larger the effort show it means that the thing that in front will be in focus and we think the backward blowed out. So it really depends on where you focuses. Well, if your focus pointless on the plans, then the subjects in the fund it's gonna be blurred out, so you can really achieve that by using a larger picture. So look at the image next to it, Richard, a smaller aperture. But you can see that the plant and not blow it out, and the whole picture is really flat. You can see everything really clearly, but you can see that the left picture and the wrong picture on the left pictures obviously brighter and the right when the stalker that's the system opening off the Apertura. Like you said, the bigger the aperture, more like getting the small at the last light. So that's why the left images pricer the right one is stalker. But then the thing on the back, it's in focus. So how do we compromised two things together? We'll remove onto shutter speed. 4. Shutter Speed: so to speak, controls how fast delighted going in. So now we know how the aperture work. So fisheries on the lens that can show us how much light we can get in. So basically the gatekeeper off the light, how much light you get into the camera and the shutter speed controls how fast the light hits the camera. And this is basically how you see the shutter speed. It's one thousands of second fractions of 2nd 1/20 of a second. It really depends on which one you want to use. So the facts of this shutter speed, the less that you could get in. Professor Satispay. It's basically opening and closing really quickly. So unless I could get in if you open it up for, like, four section or two seconds more likely get in. We always say that photography. So we always say that photography's capturing the moment. Well, yeah, we actually catching maybe 20 for a 2nd 30th of a second off a moment, and that woman is catching the camera. So that's how retraction more front I m well, we can do a shutter speed is that if you have motion like the left picture of someone riding a mountain bike Damn going really fast. So we have to use that fast, faster shutter speed to capture that woman while he was jumping. And for the right picture is a long exposure off light. So we have to use a try. Pull it, um, by the lights. Have to open the camera. We have to open the shutter speed and let all the light schools in. So if you want to open up your picture, then you have to use any faster shatters because there's so much like going in that the camera have to close and open the shutter really quickly so that you won't overexpose your camera. Your picture. Sorry. 5. ISO and Class Exercise: So the last element in your camera is the I S O. I asked her. It's basically if you go back to history. Um, I ask you, Is the fume negative? If you have a shot, fumed photography, you can see that there are different fumes off. I asked. Oh, it's deed. Oh, Manager, $400,001 in 600. What does that mean? 100 eyes are meaning that it's less sensitive to light, and the logical number means it's more sensitive to light. But there are another thing that I so courses this that the noise off the picture, if you say larger, higher. So there are a lot of noise in the picture with consumed into the picture. But if you have a better camera, 90 days, even the Sony have to pump their eso up to, I think, 4000 to see the noise. And it's basically that's why they call it. It's good for low light because you can pump up the air so and shooting a really low light environment, and we can still see what's happening inside the room. So this is what basically I as always so now I it is short explanation of how what everything is. I want you to go out and shoot a shallow depth of field picture, which is a questions that is, have a subject that is focused in the foreground and blurred in the background. And for the second image, I want you to shoot a moving subject. Um, so it's either a constant jumping, a car moving and the doc jumping or anything. Just took a picture of that unfreeze the moment. I don't want it to be blood. I want you to freeze that moment. And for the last picture, Teoh said, your eyes go to Manimal, sell your eyes or 200 and go shoot 5 10 pictures using different pressures and shut his being. You having a perfect what? You think it's a perfect exposure and post it down in classroom? Put it down with the class discussion that so we can all see the photos. And if you have any more questions, uh, how we answer them in the comment, do Lois well, and then just come back and then we're gonna move on to the next steps