13. Choosing and setting up your DSLR Masterclass

  • Coventry 45 Hathaway Road Coventry, England, CV4 9HW United Kingdom

Photography Masterclass Series

These photography classes are bite-sized lessons on specific topics.  They range between two and three hours and run on an ongoing 8 week cycle.  Classes will held in one of three locations, Kenilworth, Coventry or Solihull, depending on the demand.

They suitable for any level of photographer but it is advised that you attend in the order listed or at least have a good understanding of the first modules before going onto complete the more specialised classes.  

These are the perfect refresher class and are also suitable for anyone who has already attended a photography course with myself as each class contains new material and we are able to get more in-depth on specific topics and brush up on your areas of understanding.

Each class is approximate 2-3hrs and runs on a weekday evening on a rolling 10-12 week basis. Locations for the classes will be set based on the preferences of those booking so the dates, days and locations listed may be subject to change to suit who has booked.

  1. Get off Automatic Mode - Exposure Explained
  2. Creative Composition - Develop your creative eye and understanding
  3. DSLR Craft - Get to grips with Metering, Focusing, White Balance and more
  4. Filters & Bracketing - Understand Dynamic Range and RAW Vs JPG
  5. Getting started with Adobe Lightroom an introduction and basic walkthrough
  6. Portrait Photography - Learn how to take better portrait photos
  7. Black & White Photography - Understand the visual building blocks of mono
  8. Landscape Photography - Art of the landscape - a visual guide
  9. Macro - Close-up Photography - Theory and practical workshop
  10. Image sharing - final refinement, exporting, sizing, framing and uploading/selling
  11. How to get organised and stay organised in Lightroom
  12. Creative editing - An introduction and masterclass in NIK plug-ins suite
  13. How to choose and setup up your DSLR and use it effectively
  14. Camera and kit care - a complete walkthrough and best practise advice
  15. Photo Critiques  - Bring your photos for Alan to review and critique.


Classes can be booked individually or book a block to receive a discount.  Dates can be arranged to suit so no need to take classes consecutively when booking a block.

You can also book photo critique nights to follow up an earlier masterclass and share your photos with Alan for feedback and critique.


13.  Choosing and setting up your DSLR Masterclass

This class will help you choose a DSLR if you have not already purchased one and then set it up for optimal performance.  We will discuss and demonstrate;

We will work through all the main settings on the camera and together set your camera up with you understanding what it all means and when you need to change it.

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Equipment needed

Notepaper and pen and your DSLR if you have one

Venue & attendance

  • The class will run at Solihull or Kenilworth if 5-8 attendees
  • The class will run at home in Coventry if less than 5 attendees

Is this for me?

This class is suitable for beginners who want to get the best from their DSLR camera

Benefits

We will cut through having to read the manual as we go each setting on the camera that matters and understand what it does and when to change it.

How you will learn

  • The class will be delivered by Alan using Powerpoint and hands-on
  • Max 6 places for the class

Class Content

  • Camera Overview
  • Individual settings that matter
  • A guided set-up of your camera
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