Some of the topics covered in Peter's course:
to know your camera, how a photographic image is produced, what makes
a digital image, the basic camera, and what our camera can tell us.
Basic file types, Jpegs and Raw, saving files.
off auto. Factors that affect a good image, controlling exposure,
shutter, aperture, ISO, using P (program mode) advantages and
limitations. Using the histogram. Taking Control. What to
do if the camera metering system does not give you the required
outcome. Lens, focal length, zoom and the effects of sensor size.
Correct camera handling, controlling the appearance of motion,
selecting the correct shutter speed for the job. Creating more
Appealing Images. Focusing, controlling depth of field, effects of
sensor size, changing ISO settings and the effect. Choosing different
metering modes on your camera. Making the Camera Work for You.
Setting colour balance, different focusing modes, getting the
lighting right and using flash. Other useful camera functions.
Getting good composition in your images. Options for post
processing – Photoshop, Elements, Lightroom’.