Intermediate Photography Course
Intermediate Photography Course is a great follow-up class for people who already know how to use their cameras in fully manual mode and want to take their photography skills to the next level.
The course explores more advanced camera functions, Aperture and Shutter priority modes, flash, composition and various creative techniques.
By ensuring that you understand what photography actually IS and how the digital camera works as a tool in this context you will gain an understanding and control of the digital camera system which no user manual or trial and error approach could ever hope to give you.
Get to know your camera better and start improving your photography!
Course key facts
|Course level 2 Intermediate Studio and outdoors|
|Group size 6 students optimal tutor attention|
|Duration 1 day 10:00am – 4:00pm|
DSLR Photography Courses
Wimbledon Art Studios
10 Riverside Road
London SW17 0BB
Take Your Photography to the Next Level
- A quick overview of the photographer’s kit.
- Refresher of all the different focusing modes: single, continuous and manual.
- How to choose the most suitable exposure mode.
- How to speed up your photography – When? and Why? Aperture priority (A/Av) and Shutter speed priority (S/Tv) plus how to use the Exposure compensation.
- How to read and use Histograms to improve your photography.
- What is middle grey and why does it matter?
- Getting serious with metering systems – Matrix/Evaluative, Partial and Spot
- “Blinkies” – how to avoid blown highlights in your photographs
- Introduction to in-camera flash:
- relationship between flash, ISO and shutter speed
- minimising the flash appearance on the pictures
- fill-in flash
- creative use of flash
- Indoor and low light shooting without a flash.
- Lenses – how to choose the best glass for the job or desired creative effect (distortions/perspective change).
- Art of good photography composition: rule of thirds, filling the frame, symmetry, patterns and textures, leading lines, frame within the frame, negative space and more.
Our course not only explains the basic science and nature of photography but also introduces lots of hands-on practice sessions during which you will learn how to control and combine all different camera functions creatively.
Our Intermediate Photography class is a fantastic workshop for people who already know how to use their cameras in manual mode and want to take their photography skills to the next level.
You will learn how to take great pictures – faster! – using aperture and shutter priority modes. How to use flash or cope in low light conditions without one. Get lens advice, tips on framing, composition, and more…
If you want to take better portraits of your friends or family, in low light at concerts or events, improve your landscape shots, this course will enhance both your technical and creative skills!
The Intermediate Photography course is a stimulating combination of presentations, demonstrations and discussions.
This is a highly practical workshop for all photography enthusiasts wanting to improve their skills.
There will be plenty of hands-on practice in our studio (artificial light) and outdoors (natural light – weather permitting).
It is assumed that those attending will have a basic knowledge of photography and have an understanding of aperture, shutter speeds, ISO, or have already attended our Beginners DSLR or Intensive Beginner courses.
We recommend bringing a flexible zoom lens and/or a prime lens, like 35mm or 50mm. If you have a range of lenses please email us after making a booking and we will recommend the best lenses for this course.
Tripods are not required.
If you have an external flash, yes, feel free to bring it with you.
All DSLR cameras, mirrorless and bridge systems from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax etc are very welcome. Generally, any digital camera that allows manual exposure should be suitable for the Intermediate Photography workshop in our London studio.
We offer free camera and lens hire for the duration of the course.
Expand Your Knowledge!
Metering ~ Priority modes ~ Histogram ~ Lenses ~ Composition ~ Flash ~ Low light
Start Learning Today!
With groups no larger than 6 students we can guarantee that everyone will get a high level of attention and some personal tips.
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One to One Tuition
One to One photography tuition with an experienced photographer is the best way to learn about your camera and how to use it to its full potential.
Your 1to1 session will be 100% tailored towards your photographic needs and your camera gear.
You will get plenty of hands-on practice, instant feedback on your pictures, and lots of tips.
One to One tuition is available on weekdays and weekends.
Please feel free to get in touch with questions.
Group studio course
£ 1456 hours class
- In-person tuition
- Up to 6 participants
- Many dates available
- Professional tuition
On to One Tuition
£ 3004 hours tuition
- In-person tuition
- Your own private tutor
- You choose the date
- 100% tailored to your needs
How do the gift vouchers work?
To redeem a gift voucher, its recipient must visit our website, choose a suitable date, and register on the course. We will send a welcome reply email with the booking confirmation, course outline and directions to the studio.
If you have a voucher for a 1to1 tuition – please get in touch. We will arrange everything to suit your calendar and your photography needs.
All our photography gift vouchers are valid for 12 months – giving recipients plenty of time to redeem their gifts.
What happens after I buy a voucher?
It is very important that you provide us with the full name of the gift voucher recipient. If you haven’t done so during the checkout process, please email us. Without that information, we can not print and send the voucher.
Along with the glossy voucher, you will receive a beautiful handmade card, a copy of the course outline and information on how to use the voucher.
There is plenty of space inside the card for your personal message or Christmas wishes.
Have a Question?
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First of all – thank you for booking a class with us!
If you booked a group course, you will shortly receive a confirmation email with the course outline, meeting place and all the joining instructions.
If you booked one-to-one or online tuition, we will email you soon to arrange this training for you.
Paying for the course is straightforward, secure and only takes a second. After completing the registration process you will be taken to the Order Summary page where you can choose to pay with PayPal using any credit or debit card.
You can also pay by bank money transfer – please email us for details: [email protected].
If you have a gift voucher and would like to use it as part or full payment for the course, please get in touch with your voucher number and we will make a reservation for you.
All you need to bring for this workshop is your digital camera, a lens, a fully charged battery, and please make sure that you have some free space on the memory card.
But generally, you are welcome to bring as much or as little gear as you like!
If you have a selection of lenses, please get in touch, and we will recommend which lenses will be the most suitable for this class.
Tripods are not required.
If you have an external flash, yes, you can bring it with you.
Yes, we offer a free camera hire for the duration of all our photography workshops.
This is a popular option as you can learn about all the different camera functions before buying one.
We have Nikon and Canon cameras available.
We start classes promptly and keep to stated hours. Please try to arrive 10 minutes earlier to prepare your camera and all the gear that you have.
If you are running late or can not find us, please let us know so that we can help you with directions. Our studio phone no is 020 8947 8118.
If you find out that you can not make it on the day, we would appreciate it if you notify us as soon as possible. We can try to make some alternative arrangements for you.
If you would like to cancel your attendance and will give us enough notice, we can offer you a full or partial refund. Please visit our FAQ page and read the relevant answers about our refunds and cancellation policy.