Photography - Become a Better Photographer - Part II

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Course Overview

About this Course:

'This is a fantastic course filled with so much useful information. I am a big fan of Bernie's and he sure came through with this course. You won't be disappointed.' - Diane

Today's DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are fantastic aren't they?

The great thing is they have an enormous number of features and settings

The problem is they have an enormous number of features and settings!!

And it is a problem because although there are some real hidden gems amongst all those features they can seem confusing or intimidating and so a lot of photographers simply ignore or shy away from them (you know who you are!!)

This course aimed at beginner and intermediate photographers covers DSLR and Mirrorless basic settings but also explains your camera's more advanced features and settings. You probably already know about some of these settings but not entirely sure how and when to use them and there may even be some that you're not even aware of!

  • Watch photos being taken and compared using different settings
  • Real life examples filmed in the real world
  • Clear concise and effective photography training that works
  • See immediate improvements in your photos
  • Easy to follow and understand with a fun teaching style
  • All boring bits removed (well most of them anyway!)

Here are just some of the topics covered in this course new ones will be added over the next few months:

Basic settings:

  • Learn about the Exposure Triangle
  • Understand the difference between exposure modes Aperture / Shutter Speed priority etc..
  • Learn when and how to use Exposure Compensation
  • Tips for getting tack sharp images of stationary subjects
  • Learn about White Balance and how to get better colours

More advanced settings:

  • Understand depth-of-field and give your images that wow factor
  • When and how to use the Evaluative Spot and Center Weighted Metering and which is best?
  • How to take sharp images of moving subjects
  • Understanding Histograms
  • What's the difference between Full Auto and the 'P' mode?
  • Understand the advantages of full Manual exposure mode
  • Learn about Auto ISO and an exciting new exposure mode.
  • RAW vs JPG which is best and which one should you be using?... and more

Real World Settings:

  • Best settings for photographing inside a church or cathedral
  • Best settings for natural light portraiture

Landscape photography:

  • Introduction to Landscape Photography / Camera Settings / Neutral Density filters
  • 2 Live Landscape photo sessions
  • Best settings for landscape photography (walkthrough with advanced landscape photographer Colin Mill)

Flash Settings:

  • Learn the best basic flash settings to use
  • When and how to use fill flash?
  • Understand your flash max sync speed with this great shutter animation.
  • Flash 'High Speed Sync' learn how this incredible feature can help you.

Important please note that for completenessabout half a dozen lectures are repeated from the Part I course mainly the ones on 'Basic Settings'. This is so that students only taking this course still have access to those videos.

Basic knowledge:

  • This course is specifically aimed at DSLR or Mirrorless cameras users ('Mirrorless' are sometimes known as Compact System Cameras - CSC).
  • This course is not suitable for owners of compact or bridge type cameras sorry!!

Who should take this course

Who is the target audience?

Although this course is aimed at both beginner and intermediate photographers advanced photographers may well benefit by learning about some little known features.


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Course content

What you will learn:

  • This course will give you a greater understanding of your camera's features and settings.
  • This greater understanding will allow you get more consistent exposures better focussing and improved image quality.
  • The real world examples provide best settings in typical scenarios ensuring great results


  • Introduction
  • Basic Settings
  • Slightly more advanced features and settings
  • Advanced exposure techniques
  • Focusing tips
  • Creativity and Real World Scenarios
  • Landscape Photography
  • Image quality
  • Using Flash
  • Supplementary Documents
  • Conclusion

About Course Provider

Simpliv LLC, a platform for learning and teaching online courses. We basically focus on online learning which helps to learn business concepts, software technology to develop personal and professional goals through video library by recognized industry experts or trainers.

Why Simpliv

With the ever-evolving industry trends, there is a constant need of the professionally designed learning solutions that deliver key innovations on time and on a budget to achieve long-term success.

Simpliv understands the changing needs and allows the global learners to evaluate their technical abilities by aligning the learnings to key business objectives in order to fill the skills gaps that exist in the various business areas including IT, Marketing, Business Development, and much more.

How to enroll?

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