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This video covers:-

  • About how we shoot
  • Why you should understand the basics
  • So work out what's important within the image
  • What's important
  • Program mode
  • We shoot JPEG!
  • Advantages of JPEG images
  • When we would shoot RAW
  • Why over complicate things
  • We use AV mode when….
  • We use TV mode when….

Video length: 19min 12sec

This video covers:-

  • About new technology
  • Photographers are not all evolving
  • Get up to speed with the new features
  • The biggest changes - ISO range
  • High ISO noise reduction
  • Long exposure noise reduction
  • Live view
  • White balance
  • Picture style
  • Auto lighting optimizer
  • Peripheral illumination correction
  • Chromatic aberration correction

Video length: 13min 22sec

This video covers:-

  • About depth of field
  • How depth of field is controlled
  • How the aperture modifies depth of field
  • How distance affects depth of field
  • Background distance
  • To get good background blur
  • Subjects that need shallow depth of field
  • Bokeh
  • Always think about the background

Video length: 12min 48sec

This video covers:-

  • About colour
  • Warm and cold
  • Bright colours
  • Pastel colours
  • Muted colours
  • Colours of light
  • The artistic colour wheel
  • Complimentary and opposite colours
  • Colours that grab our attention
  • Beware of reds and oranges
  • Using colours

Video length: 9min 45sec

This video covers:-

  • About freezing action
  • What shutter speeds do we need
  • Sports action
  • Some blur can help the feel of the movement
  • Water
  • Getting the light needed for high shutter speeds
  • The right conditions
  • The direction of the action
  • Tracking the subject
  • Getting good results

Video length: 13min 0sec

This video covers:-

  • About using contrast
  • What we see vs what we capture
  • Overcoming contrast problems
  • Images where contrast works
  • Contrast works in lowlight conditions
  • Contrast can work for wildlife
  • Contrast can work for landscapes
  • Contrast can work for general scenes
  • How to get the exposure correct
  • Using AE Lock
  • Spot / Partial metering
  • Cautions about partial and spot metering
  • Other useful overrides
  • Learning to visualise the final result

Video length: 15min 43sec

This video covers:-

  • About blur effects
  • How to get slow moving water to blur
  • Blurring water
  • How to get this effect
  • Framing for blurred water
  • Zooming to produce blur
  • How to get this effect
  • Subject movement in shot
  • How to get this effect
  • Traffic blur
  • How to get this effect
  • Panning with the subject at slow shutter speeds
  • How to get this effect

Video length: 15min 11sec

This video covers:-

  • About converging verticals
  • When things go wrong
  • The golden rule
  • Exaggerating the effect
  • Fisheye lenses
  • Shooting downwards
  • Other uses

Video length: 7min 46sec

This video covers:-

  • About texture
  • Identifying the subject
  • How we show textures up
  • Lighting angles change everything
  • Understanding lighting for textures
  • Most subjects need good lighting but this is why
  • Practice shooting textures

Video length: 9min 8sec

This video covers:-

  • About shape
  • Recognition of subjects using shape
  • Be careful when shapes overlap
  • Focusing differential
  • Understanding depth of field and shapes
  • How lenses affect depth of field
  • Colour differential
  • Texture differential
  • Shape and abstracts
  • Shapes and repetition
  • Practice seeing shapes
  • Think about shapes in your image

Video length: 9min 33sec

This video covers:-

  • About line
  • How we see lines
  • Converging lines
  • Lines can add stability or movement
  • Introducing lines into images
  • More subtle effects of line
  • Convergence can be a good thing
  • Be aware of the lines
  • Practice using line

Video length: 11min 40sec

This video covers:-

  • About form
  • Why is form important
  • Form and lighting
  • Form and the weather

Video length: 5min 57sec

This video covers:-

  • What are the photographic elements
  • What they affect in our images
  • How many elements feature in an image
  • The element and lighting
  • Learning to see the elements

Video length: 6min 1sec

This video covers:-

  • Which to choose?
  • Why not just crop the image afterwards
  • Think about both orientations
  • Holding the camera vertically

Video length: 5min 27sec

This video covers:-

  • The focal point
  • Learn to use the lens properly

Video length: 8min 45sec

This video covers:-

  • The rule of thirds

Video length: 8min 37sec

This video covers:-

  • Identify your subject
  • Framing the image tight
  • Example images

Video length: 10min 48sec