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School of Photography Understanding Your Canon Digital SLR

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Course Information
Course Name: Understanding Your Canon Digital SLR
Course Location: Park Cameras School of Photography - Burgess Hill Training Centre
Course Dates

This course usually runs once per month, for more information on dates and to book this course click here

Course Overview

This course aims to explain how to use your Canon DSLR camera by taking you through the various modes and operations of the camera.

It is suitable for anyone who has recently bought a Canon Digital SLR or upgraded from a previous camera and is looking to learn more about how their camera works.

Topics Covered

Understanding Your Canon DSLR covers the following topics:

  • Common controls and buttons - i.e. focus selection and partial metering
  • Exposure and Picture Modes - what are they used for and when to use them
  • Focus Modes - One Shot, AI Focus & AI Servo
  • Resolution settings - When to shoot with RAW or JPEG & what are CR2 files?
  • Lens & Accessory Advice
  • FEL Lock
  • Formatting memory cards
  • Use of My Menu to simplify menu navigation
  • Use of Canon DPP Software
Required Equipment

In order to fully engage with this course, you will need to bring your Canon DSLR with you.

Please also bring a memory card with sufficient memory, and a fully charged battery

Required Skill Level

This course is aimed at novices/beginners so there are no expectations of prior knowledge - you will cover everything on the day.

What is included with this course?

As well as covering the course content, you will also receive the following on the course:

  • Refreshments - tea/coffee/other hot and cold drinks provided.
  • Handouts - full colour bound handouts provided 
  • Course material supplied via web link after the course containing a copy of the course notes from the day, additional notes and any relevant or recommended software

Park Cameras offer a range of photography courses in London and West Sussex for a range of cameras and photographic styles, please see our School of Photography page or call us on 01444 23 70 70 for more information on any of our photography classes.

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