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shutterbugs

unit 1

For Complete Beginners

Designed to help you find where

Aperture, Shutter Speed,

ISO and Focus Area Points

are on your camera and how to use them.


Please watch the intro video first and then tick off the items on the checklist.

Once you have done that you will be ready to start watching the tutorials.

intro

Before taking any photos you will need to locate 4 functions on your camera.

Please watch this video first, before starting the tutorials.

CHECK LIST

Before We Start - Please make sure you can tick off all these items:

Locate and know how to change APERTURE (A or AV)

Locate and know how to change SHUTTER SPEED (S or TV)

Locate and know how to change ISO

Locate and know how to change your Auto-Focus Area Mode

using apertures

The first thing you will learn is how to change your aperture. Follow along with your own camera to see what apertures do...

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For Using Apertures - Unit 1 - Video 2

apertures

explained

Understanding how apertures work is vital if you want to improve your photography. Watch this video and I'll explain what apertures are and how they work...

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For Apertures Explained - Unit 1 - Video 3

moving your

A-F Point

Did you know that you can dramatically change the look and feel of your photograph just by moving the Auto - Focus Area Point? Follow along with your camera to see how this works...

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For Moving Your Auto-Focus Area Point - Unit 1 - Video 4

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For Moving Your Auto-Focus Area Point - Unit 1 - Video 4

using shutter speeds

Let's have a go using Shutter Speeds before I explain how they work.

Please follow along with your own camera...

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For Using Shutter Speeds - Unit 1 - Video 5

shutter speeds

explained

Shutter Speeds can dramatically affect our image. Watch this video as I explain how they work...

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For Shutter Speed Explained - Unit 1 - Video 6

using iso

ISO is one of those very important things that a lot of people don't really understand. To start with let's have a go at changing it and seeing what it does. Please follow along using your own camera...

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For Using ISO - Unit 1 - Video 7

iso

explained

Now you have seen first hand what ISO can do to affect your image please watch this video as I explain how it works...

Don't worry if you have to watch it a few times before it makes sense. And don't forget, it will make more sense, the more you practice!

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For ISO Explained - Unit 1 - Video 8

It is not necessary to learn the ISO numbers at this stage but here is a list of common ISOs. Notice how this chart illustrates that the higher the ISO number, the faster the shutter speed that could be used. This will become more apparent in future units so don't worry if that doesn't quite sink in just yet!

well done!

You've Completed Unit 1