Intermediate DSLR Photography Course

Intermediate Photography Course is a great class for people who already have some knowledge of digital photography and know how to use their cameras in fully manual mode.

The course explores more advanced camera functions, flash, elements of good composition and various creative techniques.

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This a half day follow up of our Beginners half day course and Intensive full day beginners course, highly recommended to everyone wanting to expand their knowledge further.

By ensuring that you understand what photography actually IS and how the digital SLR works as a tool in this context you will gain an understanding and control of the DSLR system which no user manual or trial and error approach could ever hope to give you.

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Great photography experience

This intermediate DSLR photography course normally runs from 10.00am to 2.00pm (3:00pm to 7:00pm) with a short tea / coffee break halfway through.

During intermediate photography course you will learn:

  • A quick overview of the photographers kit.
  • Exposure compensation.
  • Getting into manual exposure.
  • Getting serious with aperture and shutter speed control.
  • How to use flash to control contrast.
  • An introduction to the crucial relationship between flash, ISO, and shutter speed when shooting indoors, with a couple of superb tricks and treats!
  • Indoor and low light shooting without flash.
  • How to use exposure locks.

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.

  • how to compose great shots
  • how to capture sport and action on your camera
  • best way to photograph people, objects and landscapes
  • the art of good photography composition.
  • the rule of thirds in composition
  • how to use tones to add depth to scenes
  • creative use of flash with camera movements
  • how to use leading lines in photography.

What to bring and camera suitability:

All DSLR, mirrorless compact systems and bridge cameras are suitable as long as they allow full manual control by selecting M on mode dial or through the camera menu.

As long as you are able to control the aperture, shutter speeds and ISO – you will enjoy your course! All the technical aspects of photography we will be talking about and the practical exercises will be relevant.

All mirrorless cameras from Fujifilm, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Nikon, Canon etc.. are very welcome 🙂

If you’d like to double check your camera suitability before making a booking, please just give us a call on 020 8947 8118, or email

We offer free camera and lenses hire for the duration of the course. Tripods are not required.

Please note: We will be changing this course from a half-day into a full-day from January 2019.

The content will be improved and extended, and the timings will change to 10am start and 4pm finish.

Course key facts
Course level 2
Group size
8 students
optimal tutor attention
1 day
10:00am – 2:00pm

DSLR Photography Courses Ltd

Wimbledon Art Studios

10 Riverside Road
SW17 0BB

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Learn, take control and begin to realise and fullfill your dream of taking consistently great pictures.

Special 20% Off Black Friday / Cyber Monday Offer! Book now and Save £15 on all Intermediate Photography courses in 2018. Pay only £60 instead £75.
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Date Day Time Course Places Price
24 Nov 2018Saturday10:00 am - 2:00 pm5£75.00Sign up
16 Dec 2018Sunday10:00 am - 2:00 pm4£75.00Sign up
19 Jan 2019Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pm7£135.00Sign up
17 Feb 2019Sunday10:00 am - 4:00 pm7£135.00Sign up
23 Mar 2019Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pm7£135.00Sign up

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