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Digital SLR Camera Photography Online Course

Take Incredible Photos Using Your DSLR Camera


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Learn How to Take Incredible Photos Using Your DSLR Camera

Forget Blurry, Washed-Out Snaps; Capture Life’s Most Important Moments in Crisp, Stunning Detail, and Rich Living Colour!

The Online Digital SLR Camera Photography Course is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos.

In this course, you will learn how to take photos in a completely new way that will revolutionize your photography. Imagine being able to take magazine quality photos. With this course, you will be taken through step by step just how we get them.

You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional looking photos.

Developed by professional photographers, the course is delivered online and consists of 12 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

If you want to learn how to take stunning portraits of people or just taking great photos of your own family this is the course for you. You will be taken step by step through how to set up, pose with natural light for a truly stunning portrait. The course is easy to follow and understand as we teach you live step by step, while you watch us demonstrate tips and techniques.

The average time required to complete the course is 4 weeks part time (however you can take as long as you need as there is no expiry date on course access, you have unlimited lifetime access to the course)

Once you gain these skills you have them for life. You'll get fantastic portraits, landscape, night shots, fine art and even be shown how to do a fashion shoot.

For a comprehensive list of what's included in the course simply click the units of study tab.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, take your Photography skills to a new level with Courses For Success today!

Online Digital SLR Camera Photography Course Facts:

  1. Discover how to take breathtaking photos
  2. 12-unit Digital SLR Camera Course
  3. Learn how to take a range of different types of photos
  4. Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  5. Unlimited, lifetime access to online camera course
  6. Certificate of Completion awarded with a passing score
  7. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. All students who complete the course receive a certificate and will be issued an accredited certificate by the IAOTS via email, plus our professional photography tutors are always available to help you. If can point and click your camera then you are ready to take our course

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Beginner Photography Courses

This is one of a raft of beginner photography courses available to you through Courses for Success. Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your craft, we have the course that is right for you.

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How you camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi exposures
  • Setting colour and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practise
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

26 August 2015 10:09:25 PM

Very comprehensive and many useful tips and inside advice. Very enjoyable.

26 August 2015 02:51:41 PM

It was awesome!

26 August 2015 11:29:30 AM

This course provided a lot of in depth information and developed my photography skills immensely!

25 August 2015 09:31:07 AM

Love it!!

24 August 2015 06:58:24 AM

This was a informant class,I learn things about the camera I never thought about,an to better shooting of day an knight,I real enjoyed this class,thanks Harry

22 August 2015 04:14:58 PM

Very informative for a beginner like me!

22 August 2015 01:54:29 PM

Thanks for the knowledge!

17 August 2015 12:42:59 PM

THE COURSE WAS VERY EASY TO FOLLOW AND THE EXAMPLES GIVEN WERE EASY TO PERFORM

15 August 2015 12:28:20 PM

Awesome course. very helpful and useful in getting to know my DSLR properly.

13 August 2015 03:36:37 PM

Fantastic course. I learnt a great deal of information by doing this course. Thankyou very much

10 August 2015 09:53:20 AM

Easy to follow and listen to instruction. Very imformative.

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9 August 2015 05:25:23 PM

A long but interesting course, have learnt a grate deal thank you

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1 August 2015 12:39:31 PM

Good Course, solid grounding in the basics of photography

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28 July 2015 02:39:50 PM

This was very helpful I think this was a GREAT course

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28 July 2015 03:08:37 AM

Very good the way set up & goes through each stage

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21 July 2015 02:20:48 PM

The videos are in depth.

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21 July 2015 01:57:43 AM

Very nice course, so glad I took it!

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16 July 2015 09:24:27 PM

A very interesting and informative course!! Has helped me learn a lot more about photography and taking good photos as a hobby.

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16 July 2015 09:49:55 AM

I thoroughly enjoyed taking this I have a better understanding now from lighting to my camera setting.

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8 July 2015 11:23:37 PM

It was a great course. i really enjoyed it and it was also great fun learning photography the way you showed me.

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2 July 2015 05:21:44 PM

It was fun to do learn more about photography. Would highly recommend it.

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2 July 2015 04:54:05 PM

The course was very comprehensive and detailed and provided a good source of information and education on photography. I've learned how to use my digital SLR much more widely, and have seen techniques that I'm keen to try out.

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26 June 2015 12:14:35 PM

Hi,
I really the fact that I was able to use this course and finally complete the assessment after 2 years of buying this online.

I have learnt so much and my photos are looking fantastic.

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26 June 2015 09:20:42 AM

This course is interesting and very helpful to new photographers that are just starting out.

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23 June 2015 01:56:11 AM

GREAT COURSE, WORTH IT

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22 June 2015 06:14:44 PM

Very informative course. Goes into a lot of depth and covers a large amount of topics.

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22 April 2015 02:21:35 PM

I enjoyed my first course about everything you need to know about cameras. Thank you.

16 August 2014 02:32:56 PM

As I have no previous training with digital photography. It was great to learn about the camera functions and their best use! Really enjoyed playing around with my camera while watching the videos!

29 June 2014 02:37:34 PM

This was a fantastic course and has helped me greatly!

4 June 2014 08:06:58 AM

I found this on line course to be easy to follow and understand. Covered a wide range of topics

3 June 2014 08:17:30 PM

I found this online course to be very helpful, I would highly recommend this course to any body who wishes to learn about photography

5 May 2014 02:30:19 PM

This course has helped me to understand my camera and the settings better. Although I am only photographing at home, it would have been an added bonus for a section on where to get your photo's developed, eg. what material to use to get your photo's develeoped.

17 April 2014 09:14:50 AM

I liked how everything was in the videos. A few things I wasn't sure on but once I went over them again it made sense.
Also every time I sent a email it was answered straight away so thanks heaps

3 March 2014 01:02:15 PM

The course was very good and I learnt a lot.It gives me a deeper understanding of photography and a lot of use full tips. Thanks

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2 March 2014 02:53:20 AM

Very informative course. Thought I knew my camera but the information given has made me look at my camera and picture taking in a different way.

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27 February 2014 11:55:19 AM

I have enjoyed the videos. they were easy to understand and very informative. I will look back at them as needed.

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26 February 2014 08:52:54 PM

I found this course very interesting and informative. I learnt a lot about my camera and what I could do with it.

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25 February 2014 07:58:36 PM

This course is an awesome way to learn especially for someone that has dyslexia like myself.

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25 February 2014 04:03:28 PM

I would simply say that it was a really convenient and easy way to take great lessons and learn what you need to know and more about the subject. I really recommend it for anyone willing to learn but having a schedule with no room.

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24 February 2014 03:16:22 PM

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I've just started photography and found the course very useful.

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23 February 2014 06:48:27 PM

Thank you for providing such an indepth and easy to follow course on photography. I was only looking for a course that would help me to learn more about what I can achieve using my Fathers DSLR and I've ended up with so much more. I will keep this skill with me for a lifetime and will continually use it throughout my life.

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23 February 2014 01:46:16 PM

I am extremely pleased that I discovered this practical course on Photography. I've learnt so much from the well delivered tutorials that were explained clearly and using some analogies in a way to better assist the understanding of some otherwise technically complex areas of Photography.

I now have so much more confidence and knowledge in using my DSLR which I hadn't been able to gain from a previous photography course I was enrolled in. This experience has definitely reignited my passion for photography, learning and given me some important and helpful tips in creating my own successful business. My journey starts now, thanks to enrolling with Courses for Success!!

Kirsty

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21 February 2014 12:23:37 PM

Very informative course. Looking forward to using my camera as fully as I can now. Thank you!

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15 February 2014 06:24:28 PM

Excellent course for the beginner.

11 August 2013 05:29:18 PM

An informative and rewarding series of videos. David is a truly passionate photographer who simply explains key concepts for beginners and more advanced photographers. Several interesting ideas and tips are learnt.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 001DSLRCC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited online access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Qualification: Certificate (IAOTS Accredited)

Course Outcomes

  • Camera Settings Explained
  • Landscape Photography
  • Family Portraits
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Night & Sunset Photography
  • Travel Photography
  • Studio Lighting
  • Nature Photography
  • Black & White Portraits
  • Product Photography
  • Aerial Photography
  • HDR Photography

Career Prospects

  • Work as a photographer
  • Work for a Photographer
  • Hobby photography