Topics we'll cover include:
Setting ISO speeds. Your TTL lightmeter - what it does and how to interpret it. The shutter release and activating the built in TTL meter. Setting the aperture and the shutter values resulting in correct exposure.
Aperture and f-numbers and what they mean and do!
Shutter and Shutter Speeds - what they mean and do and how to use them to avoid camera shake when hand-holding.
Depth of field.
Equivalent 'Exposure Value (EV)'. The range of shutter and aperture combinations which will all result in the same exposure value.
Focusing using autofocus (AF) and manual focus(and what to focus on)
Program Modes and when and where to use them:
Tripod use and adjustment and shutter release.
More advanced Composition theory, including:
Color as a Composition Tool.
Varying point of View.
Depth of Field and zone focusing.
Horizontal or Vertical images and when to turn your camera.
Lenses – prime and zooms, focal length and how this affects your photography
Filters – Neutral density, Grads and polarisers.
More advanced photo editing on the Mac and PC