DSLR Cameras Made Simple - Take Pictures With Confidence

Andrew Hind, Professional photographer and teacher

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14 Videos (59m)
    • Introduction

    • How a Pinhole Camera Works

    • Inside the Black Box

    • Inside your Camera - Shutterspeed

    • Inside your Camera - Aperture

    • Shutterspeed and Aperture Recap

    • Exposure - How Shutterspeed and Aperture Combine

    • Modes on your DSLR

    • Set up your DSLR for Success!

    • Get Creative with Shutterspeed

    • Shutterspeed Practice Hints and Tips

    • Get Creative with Aperture

    • Putting it all Together

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

If you have a DSLR you probably also have a large, fat and often confusing manual to go with it! You're probably full of creative ideas but frustrated at how complicated it all seems to take a picture on your DSLR and overwhelmed by menu choices and buttons.

This course will show you how simple the basics of your DSLR really are and teach you how your camera really works. We'll learn about basic settings and use your new technical understanding to take creative and artistic photographs. By the end of the course you will be able to control the camera rather than the camera controlling you!

42 of 42 students recommendSee All

It's a superb and informative course. I liked the bottom to top approach. Tutor was authentic and clear and the pace was just great. Duration was also on the spot. He demystified all those "scary" buttons on the camera. I hope many courses like this will come. Thanks!
Excellent class!!! Thank you so much for the great explanations!
This course was simply excellent. Easy to follow, the instructor spoke at a great pace that allowed me to actually absorb the information, and everything made sense. Five stars!





Andrew Hind

Professional photographer and teacher

I have been a photographer since I was 16 starting with film cameras, processing and printing my own films as a teenager and then becoming a professional photographer in 2003. I have wide experience of shooting weddings, portraits and commercial photography at a professional level both using film and digital equipment and I enjoy shooting street photography on my Iphone in my spare time as well!

I also have a professional teaching qualification from Cambridge University and I have taught photography alongside my other work in schools to a wide age range of children as well as at A level to more mature students.