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This video covers:-

  • About historical events
  • The opportunities
  • Equipment choice
  • Wide lenses
  • Telephoto lenses
  • Mode selection
  • Think about the direction of the light
  • Backgrounds
  • Exposure problems
  • Shutter speed for action
  • Light levels
  • Framing
  • Don't forget the details
  • After dark opportunities

Video length: 7min 12sec

This video covers:-

  • About markets
  • Colour or monochrome?
  • Look for the details
  • Using wide angle lenses for effect
  • Using telephoto lenses for effect
  • Image stabilisation
  • Detail shots work
  • Light levels
  • ISO control
  • Be aware of the contrast
  • Exposure errors

Video length: 6min 15sec

This video covers:-

  • About photographing iconic cities
  • The challenges
  • Choosing when to visit
  • Get out early
  • Stay out late
  • Think about the city's image
  • Less than ideal locations and conditions
  • Look for the details
  • Different vantage points
  • The details show the character
  • Other attractions that photograph well
  • Think about things that characterise the city
  • People
  • Museums
  • Think about lighting
  • Walk!

Video length: 12min 10sec

This video covers:-

  • About graffiti and street art
  • The challenges
  • You need to look
  • Look hard
  • Street art and tight framing
  • Commissioned graffiti
  • Shoot as square on as possible
  • Capturing parts for the best effect
  • Take variations
  • Graffiti examples

Video length: 5min 54sec

This video covers:-

  • What is time lapse
  • Basics of shooting the sequence
  • If you have not got an interval timer
  • Image sizes
  • How professionals shoot
  • Setting up the interval timer
  • Things you should always do
  • How to put the sequence together
  • What to look for

Video length: 7min 37sec

This video covers:-

  • About action photography
  • Normal camera set up
  • Requirements for action
  • AI Servo AF
  • Focusing types explained
  • Other options on advanced models
  • Why the camera can struggle to focus
  • Giving the camera time to track the subject
  • Other things that can affect focusing speed
  • Shutter speeds to freeze action

Video length: 19min 0sec

This video covers:-

  • About multiple exposure
  • What does multiple exposure do?
  • Other uses of multiple exposure
  • Setting up the multiple exposure
  • Turning on multiple exposure
  • Multi exposure control
  • Additive
  • Average
  • Bright
  • Dark
  • Number of exposures
  • Save source images
  • Continuous multiple exposure
  • Select image for multiple exposure
  • Checking the results as you go
  • Using live view to preview the results
  • Other ways of using multiple exposures

Video length: 14min 30sec

This video covers:-

  • About illuminations
  • Handheld options
  • Camera options to set
  • Shoot on a tripod
  • Getting the exposure you need
  • Reflections

Video length: 14min 35sec

This video covers:-

  • About the Venice carnival
  • Lots of photographic opportunities
  • Shooting problems
  • How to avoid the crowds
  • Outfit choice
  • Framing options
  • Wider lens issues
  • Chose the subject carefully
  • Lenses control many things
  • Look for the extra details
  • Early morning lighting
  • Shadows
  • Flash or no flash
  • Coping with weather variations
  • Misty weather
  • Detail shots
  • After dark
  • Other subjects
  • Do not forget the islands

Video length: 12min 30sec

This video covers:-

  • About silhouettes
  • Exposing for silhouettes
  • Using AE Lock
  • The AE Lock
  • Metering modes
  • You need contrast
  • The contrast intensifies when we shoot
  • The rewards of looking
  • You do not always need lots of detail

Video length: 7min 26sec

This video covers:-

  • About shooting wrecks
  • Visibility
  • Lens choice
  • Colour options
  • Monochrome with a blue tint
  • Camera settings - ISO
  • Shoot RAW
  • Using flash to light foregrounds
  • Chose the areas carefully
  • Utilise the custom modes

Video length: 7min 40sec

This video covers:-

  • About travelling with camera equipment
  • Baggage regulations
  • Check the baggage regulations online
  • Pack what you can in the hold baggage
  • Think about the best bag to take
  • Decanting equipment
  • Accessories to make life easier

Video length: 6min 0sec

This video covers:-

  • About heritage museums
  • What can you shoot
  • The challenges - Exteriors
  • The challenges - Interiors
  • Coping with the light levels
  • The white balance
  • Lens selection
  • What about flash
  • Flash can kill the atmosphere
  • Going back in time
  • Vintage vehicles
  • Setting the scene
  • The demonstrations

Video length: 13min 02sec

This video covers:-

  • About air shows
  • Air show types
  • Static opportunities
  • Framing for static shots
  • Equipment for air shows
  • Camera selection
  • Camera set up
  • Drive settings
  • Settings
  • Shutter speeds
  • Panning
  • Display teams

Video length: 12min 26sec

This video covers:-

  • About details
  • Look for details opportunities
  • Detail opportunities are literally everywhere
  • Details often convey more
  • Framing - Less is often more
  • Take variations of an image
  • Lens choice
  • Other things to think about

Video length: 8min 29sec

This video covers:-

  • About photographing villages
  • Equipment
  • Other equipment
  • What to shoot
  • Getting in closer
  • Details
  • Best times to shoot
  • Lighting
  • Foregrounds

Video length: 9min 4sec

This video covers:-

  • About photographing at traction engine rallies
  • Equipment to take
  • The problems
  • Exposure problems
  • Focusing
  • Lighting
  • Framing
  • Other viewpoint options
  • Detail shots
  • The people
  • Night time at rallies
  • Other subjects
  • Polarising filters

Video length: 12min 38sec

This video covers:-

  • About photographing waterfalls
  • Freeze or blur?
  • How to freeze the water
  • Advantages of freezing the water
  • Problems of freezing the water
  • How to blur the water
  • Advantages of blurring the water
  • Problems of blurring the water
  • Framing
  • Exposure
  • Lighting
  • Ideal weather
  • Ideal time of year
  • Other considerations

Video length: 16min 41sec

This video covers:-

  • About county shows
  • Keep the outfit light but versatile
  • Mode choice
  • Other camera settings
  • Action opportunities
  • Settings for action
  • Take lots
  • Other action
  • Humour
  • Vintage vehicles

Video length: 10min 47sec

This video covers:-

  • About photography in stately homes
  • The challenges
  • Getting enough light
  • Remember the handholding rules
  • What lenses
  • Avoiding distortions
  • Telephoto shooting
  • Mode usage
  • Exposure
  • Weather
  • Details

Video length: 13min 9sec