Project Description

Half Day Photography Course
For Beginners

This short indoors photography course is aimed at total beginners who own a camera and want to unleash some of its amazing potential. Over just 4 hours, you will learn how to operate your camera, understand the basics of exposure, and get immediately applicable tips for travel, landscape and portraiture photography that professionals always use.

What do I have to bring?

  • Your camera: DSLR or mirrorless or superzoom
  • If you don’t have a camera, we offer free DSLR camera to use during the course (please tell us in advance after your registration).
  • Positive attitude and passion for visual arts 🙂

This course will cover:

  • Camera features – how to use ISO, aperture, shutter speed, shooting modes, flash and focus
  • Basic exposure – master exposure no matter your environment – using ISO, shutter speed and aperture
  • Creative techniques – using aperture to artistically change depth-of-field (e.g. blurry backgrounds in portraits), shutter speed to blur or freeze motion (e.g. light trails or insects mid-flight), and more
  • Composing a scene – from rule-of-thirds to posing photography subjects, learn the essential skills and creative theories to ‘level up’ your photography
  • Landscape photography practical tips
  • Trip photography practical tips
  • Portrait photography basics, posing, lighting
  • Lenses and gear – what lenses are right for you? You’ll learn the fundamentals to help you choose and effectively use your gear depending on your goals
  • Common mistakes – are your photos poorly exposed? Blurry? Maybe they’re just unexciting? We’ll help you critically examine your photography to keep you improving for years after the course
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3 – 8 students
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4 hours
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250 CHF
Training, materials & snacks
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Money back guarantee

Select a Date and Sign Up*

13 Dec Fri 13:00 - 17:00 ZH Anfänger Halbtages Fotografie Kurs DE 250.0 (CHF) SIGN UP
17 Jan Fri 13:00 - 17:00 BS Anfänger Halbtages Fotografie Kurs DE 250.0 (CHF) SIGN UP
24 Jul Fri 13:00 - 17:00 BE Anfänger Halbtages Fotografie Kurs DE 250.0 (CHF) SIGN UP