Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Using this course, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
I divide the teaching of photography into two major categories of…instruction, artistry and craft.…Artistry is the study of all that ephemeral stuff that goes into making a good photo.…Learning to see, exploring your emotional response to a scene and learning how…to translate that into the vocabulary of photography.…There is nothing magical about artistry.…It's an intellectual process that you can learn.…Craft skills are what you employ to realize your artistic ideas.…In the case of photography craft skills are basically the button pushing skills…knowing how to focus, knowing how to configure your camera for particular types…of light, how to ensure that your image is bright enough, that you captured…motion the way that you want and so on.…
In this course, we're going to be studying craft.…Specifically, the craft skills required to use your particular camera.…And in this course we'll be assuming a certain level of understanding of basic…photographic theory.…For example, in showing you how your camera's flexible program feature works…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 11s
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Using the Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Modes
15. Using Custom Settings
16. Retouching Images
17. Caring for Your Camera
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