This course will explain how your digital camera works and how to use it
effectively. The course will concentrate on camera settings including
sensors, pixels, file formats, memory, automatic and manual focus modes,
exposure settings(colour temperature and manual white balance) and flash
modes. You will be shown how to use creative control with shutter speed,
camera shake, freezing movement, blurred movement, extended exposure,
depth of field, aperture and resolution, using wide angle and telephoto
lenses and filters, pixel processing and composition and lighting
(changing the natural light). You will need to bring your digital SLR
The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions. If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do. At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.