Course Level: Intermediate
Dates and Time: See below ⇊
Max Participants: 5
Lecture Language: English
Conversational Language: English, Swiss German, Italian
Location: Zurich Altstetten
Course Type: Classroom
Eligible for discount: Yes (see our Community Membership Scheme)
Our Intensive Intermediate Photography course provides plenty of hands-on learning to take your photography skills to the next level. This course is suitable for people with basic knowledge of how to operate with a professional camera. We will cover all the basics again quickly to make sure there are no missing points and students remember what they’ve learnt at a Beginners Photography Course. This course will cover intermediate photography knowledge with a focus on practical experience to make you feel confident with your camera just in a half day.
You will learn:
Light - understand the behaviour of light in different conditions like natural, artificial, direction, shape, form and quality.
Color - understanding hue, saturation and brightness in photography.
White Balance - understanding the goal of white balance, how to achieve the correct balance of the image and compensate for mistakes.
Camera settings - learn advanced settings and commands.
Advanced Focus - learn Focus Stacking technique, hyperfocal distance, focus of moving objects and macro photography.
Advanced Exposure - learn exposure bracketing for HDR technique, exposure compensation and the exposure triangle dynamics.
Histograms - learn how to read the histograms and benefit from this information to achieve better balanced exposures.
Lenses - learn the selection of lenses, accessories and focusing.
Filters - understanding the effects and appropriate use of different filters for different types of photography.
Accessories - understanding of such accessories as reflectors, diffusers and light shapers to enhance your photographs.
Flash - how to use flash for achieving a greater photographs.
Advanced Composition - understand the compositional elements of a photograph and how they can be used to create stronger images.
Advance Camera Care - how to clean built-in sensor.
Advice - how to take better photos and avoiding problems like a pro.
Good knowledge of how to use your camera and a basic knowledge of shutter speed, aperture, camera lenses and ISO. If you feel that you might need more knowledge we highly advice you to take our Beginners Photography course first.
Your Camera: DSLR or Mirrorless (If you don’t have a camera yet, don’t worry! You can hire one of our DSLR cameras free of charge. Please notify us in advance so we can make sure we have one available for you).
Different lenses if you have.
Notebook/tablet for notes taking.
Passion, creativity and love for Photography!