Basic Digital Photography Course

Basic Digital Photography Course

Basic Digital Photography Course – This is a wide variety of subjects focusing on Canon cameras, focus systems and photographic software. All of the courses below are presented by Andrew Aveley.

Weekend training in Knysna available on request if you are out of town – have a fun weekend and learn.

Basic Digital Photography Course

  • Modular training based on 60-90 min sessions (or complete one day course)
  • Location – suitable location in Knysna
  • Arrange a group of people and will come to you. Excludes travel and accommodation costs

Module 1 – The Digital Camera

  • Components – sensor, processor, lens
  • Cameras – compact, bridge, DSLR, mirrorless
  • Manual or touch interface
  • Practical camera skills

Module 2 – Digital Photography Basics

  • Exposure
  • ISO
  • Aperture
  • Shutter speed
  • Triangle of fear
  • Metering
  • The histogram

Module 3 – Camera Modes

  • Basic shooting mode zones
  • Green square & Scene intelligent Auto
  • Portrait mode
  • Landscape mode
  • Close-up mode
  • Sport mode
  • Night portrait mode
  • Flash off mode
  • Creative shooting mode zones
  • Program mode
  • TV mode
  • AV mode
  • Manual mode
  • Bulb mode
  • Focus modes
  • Drive modes

Module 4 – General

  • Raw vs JPG
  • Colour space
  • White balance
  • Picture styles
  • Flash basics
  • Composition

Module 5 – The Digital Darkroom

  • Understanding a digital image
  • Why must you develop it
  • Image formats
  • Development Platforms
  • Development process
  • Digital Asset management

And a lot more great theory and practical advice. Join me for this exclusive workshop with limited space to give each attendee great attention to detail.


R 450.00 per session per person ( 60-90 minute sessions)

R 1850.00 per person for a complete course of 5 sessions

Larger groups throughout South Africa available on request

ACCOMODATION OPTIONS – Subject to change without notice

Weekend Itinerary (Weekday options available on request)

  • Check-In Friday afternoon to B&B and visit recommended eatery (participants account)
  • Saturday morning you can arrive at the studio at 08h30
  • Light breakfast and coffee/tea will be available
  • Start of Masterclass/Training around 09h00
  • Light lunch at 12h00
  • Session 2 and Q&A
  • Saturday Afternoon complementary landscape outing.(Weather and season dependant)
  • Saturday evening dinner at a recommended eatery (participants account)
  • Sunday morning Check-Out of B&B

EXCLUDES – Flights to George, Rental Car and all food and drink

Accommodation package R1950.00 for 2 persons sharing

Terms and conditions apply


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