courseDigital SLR Camera Photography

Learn how to master your SLR Camera, whether you're professional or it's just a hobby - this course is for you!

Learn how to take incredible photos and make the most out of your SLR camera with our incredible course. In the duration of the course you will be taught how to understand all the professional settings, methods to help you take the perfect shot in any environment, several tips & tricks and much much more.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by e-Courses4You are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. e-Courses4You is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.


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laptop-notebook-working-internetWhat the course will teach you:

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Types of cameras
  • Understanding Exposure
  • Landscape Photography
  • Night Photography
  • Much much more..

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Units Of Study

Certificate in Digital SLR Camera Photography

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

Understand the professional settings
Setting your dioptre
Adjusting your burst mode
Adjusting your white balance settings
Metering settings
Exposure compensation mode
What is histogram and how to use it
How you camera is focusing
Adjusting the focal points
Setting your file capture
Raw & jpeg explained in detail
Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
Types of cameras
Multi exposures
Setting colour and tone
Sharpness settings
ISO explained
Camera bags and cases
Tripod options and squeeze grips
Different types of Flashes
How to choose a good camera
Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

Manual settings
ISO settings
Camera Speed
White balance
Putting the settings into practise
Understanding aperture
Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

Proper planning
How to capture the best shots
Ideas for your shots
Picking the best scenery
Technical settings
What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

different types of shoots
Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

Types of shoots
Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Cruise Ship Photography

Travel Tips
Types of lenses
Photos with different lenses
How to get interesting photos
Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

Setting up your studio
Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

How to see great shots
Setting up
Techniques and settings

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

Planning your shoots
Pro settings
Tips and tricks
Types of portraits
Black & white

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
High Definition Video
What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

Helicopter shoot
Equipment required
Types of lenses
How to get the best shoots
Use of a helicam
Photos with different lenses
How to get interesting photos
Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

Importance of research and resources
Location and logistics
Borrow what you need
Get your team together
Importance of planning
Organisation of photography gear
Stick to schedule
Model release
Shooting in raw
Portfolio of your work
Best tips

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)

Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.