Category: Photography Course

Beginners Digital Photography Crash Course eBook

Beginner’s Digital Photography Crash Course: eBook

  Are you looking for an eBook version of this crash course? Well you’re in luck. We have compiled this course into a single eBook that can be read on your favorite eReader device. Just enter your name and email address, and click the button below to receive a FREE copy straight to your email inbox.

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Beginner’s Digital Photography Crash Course: Additional Resources

  Now that you’ve taken your first step into the world of photography by reading this crash course, it’s time to buy your equipment. There are countless camera and equipment options available that it’s hard to know what to buy. We want to make it easy for you to make your purchase decisions. That’s why we provide equipment comparisons and reviews to you. Read on to find out what products are right for you.

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Beginner’s Digital Photography Crash Course: Practice

  Photography, like any art, takes practice to improve your skills. The knowledge you’ve obtained from this course will be invaluable in honing those skills. But time spent taking pictures is just as important as study. When you apply what you’ve learned about the Exposure Triangle, or The Rule of Thirds, these techniques can be fully understood. Sometimes it can seem a bit frightening to get out and start taking pictures. You’ve learned so much, and where and when to apply it all can seem overwhelming. But with all of the examples and suggestions here, everything you’ve learned will become second nature in no time.

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Beginner’s Digital Photography Crash Course: Choosing Your Equipment

  The technical specifications of your camera often sound very impressive. On the camera box, you’ll see words like “20 megapixels on a high quality CMOS sensor.” Or “powerful VR II lens included.” Sorting through all of the jargon to understand exactly what you’re buying, might be difficult for those new to photography. How do you know if you even need all of your camera’s features? If you have a user manual, now’s a good time to open it. Then turn to the tech specs section and make sure you understand exactly what your camera can do. Or if you’re in the market for one, continue on to ensure you’re making an informed decision.

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Beginner’s Digital Photography Crash Course: Types of Photography

  While photography is essentially capturing an image of a subject using a camera, there are several types worth considering. The types discussed here are what most people think of when asked about photography. Therefore, they are general overviews of how you can classify photos. A macro photo can also be a wildlife photo and a portrait. A landscape can also be black and white, or a night photo. There are also many other “subcategories,” such as architecture or fashion photography. Fashion photography is related to portraiture in most ways, but also has some differences. So use these as rough guidelines to consider what style you prefer and what gear is needed.

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Beginner’s Digital Photography Crash Course: Introduction

  Photography is an art form nearly 200 years old. The very first photograph that we know of was taken by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in France around 1826. Titled “View from the Window at Le Gras,” it was created by coating a pewter plate with natural asphalt. Over an eight hour exposure, the parts exposed to bright light hardened. The dimly lit portions of the photo-to-be could be washed away with a chemical solution. And the result was an early photograph. We’ve come from this impressive, if inelegant, design to having pocket-sized devices capable of taking dozens of detailed, color images per second.