Photography for Beginners Course

Want to get started in Photography but have no idea where to start? This is the course for you!


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Course Content (45 Videos)

Introduction to the course 

  • About me (Your Trainer)

  • Taking your first warm-up shot

Introduction to the Lens 

  • How to Attach and Detach a Lens
  • Understanding Focal Length
  • Auto-focus and Manual Focus

Getting Started with Manual Mode 

  • Introduction to Manual Mode and Learning How to Change the Settings


  • Getting started with ISO
  • What is ISO and what impact does it have on our shot?
  • The Relationship between ISO and Noise
  • ISO and the light meter

Shutter Speed 

  • Introduction to Shutter Speed
  • Shutter Speed and Exposure
  • Shutter Speed and Movement Part 1
  • Shutter Speed and Movement Part 2
  • Shutter Speed and Movement Part 3
  • Bursting Balloon Exercise: Using Burst Mode and Fast Shutter Speed
  • Light Painting Exercise Using a Slower Shutter Speed


  • Introduction to Aperture
  • Aperture and Depth of Field (Blurring the Background)
  • The Relationship Between the Lens and f-stop number
  • Reciprocal Rule + Basic Aperture Exercise
  • Using Aperture to Blur the Background in Portraits

Using the Tripod

  • Taking a more in-depth look into the light meter
  • Using the Tripod for Shooting Noise-Free Shots
  • Using the Tripod for Shots With a Slow Shutter Speed Effect

Important Settings and Functions

  • Using Auto ISO to Make Your Photography Faster and Easier
  • Using Exposure Compensation and Metering Modes
  • Using White Balance (Color Balance)
  • Rule of Thirds and the Technique of Focus and Recompose

Flash Photography Basics 

  • Introduction to Flash Photography
  • A Demo to See the Importance of Flash
  • Bouncing the Flash to Create Softer Light
  • Using the Flash Off-Camera

Landscape and HDR Photography 

  • Landscape and HDR Photography Part 1
  • Landscape and HDR Photography Part 2
  • Landscape and HDR Photography Part 3

Long Exposure Photography 

  • How to Shoot Light Trails
  • Shooting a Silky Waterfall Using a Slow Shutter Speed and an ND Filter
  • How to Use a 10-Stop Neutral Density Filter

Editing and Post-Processing in Lightroom and Photoshop 

  • Introduction to Editing and How to Get Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Basic Editing in Adobe Lightroom
  • Editing in Camera Raw Filter (Photoshop)
  • Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool for Retouching in Photoshop
  • Creating Composites by Blending Multiple Layers in Photoshop


  • Conclusion to the course

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About your trainer

Hey there. This is Kush Sharma, your instructor for this course.

I am the founder here at Creative Pad Media, an organization dedicated to simplifying photography, videography and editing education, and providing it in the most affordable fashion.

I have been teaching since 2013. My online courses have been downloaded in over 170 countries.

I hope to see you inside the course!


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