Camera Fundamentals

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What is a camera and more importantly, how do you use one to capture stunning images? In this course, Johnny and Iz explain cameras and how you can best take advantage of them to capture the shots of your dreams. Follow along as they travel across the globe, using fundamental concepts in action as they navigate tricky locations. At the completion of this course, you’ll develop a solid foundation in professional photography and videography as well as a firm understanding of using your camera as a tool.

What you'll learn

  • Types of cameras and how to buy the one for you
  • How a camera works
  • The Three Pillars of Exposure: Shutter speed, aperture, ISO
  • Understanding and using different types of lenses
  • Putting theory and fundamentals into immediate practice
  • Camera concepts specifically for video
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How to Use this Course
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Chapter 1: Camera Overview
Lesson 1: Camera Concept
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Lesson 2: Different Types of Cameras
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Lesson 3: How to Buy a Camera
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Chapter 2: Exposure
Lesson 1: The Concept of Exposure
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Lesson 2: Three Things that Affect Exposure
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Chapter 3: Shutter Speed
Lesson 1: Shutter Speed, Explained
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Lesson 2: Shutter Speed for Exposure DEMO
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Lesson 3: Shutter and Blur DEMO
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Lesson 4: What You Can and Can't Forget
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Chapter 4: Aperture
Lesson 1: Aperture, Explained
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Lesson 2: Aperture for Exposure DEMO
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Lesson 3: What You Can and Can't Forget
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Chapter 5: ISO
Lesson 1: ISO, Explained
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Lesson 2: ISO and Exposure DEMO
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Lesson 3: ISO's Dark Side
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Lesson 4: What You Can and Can't Forget
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Chapter 6: How Exposure Works in Real Life
Lesson 1: The Importance of Application
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Lesson 2: Exposure Street DEMO 1
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Lesson 3: Exposure Street DEMO 2
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Lesson 4: Checking in...Where we at?
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Chapter 7: Understanding Lenses
Lesson 1: Lenses- An Overview
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Lesson 2: Focal Length
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Lesson 3: Prime V Zoom
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Lesson 4: Zoom Lenses
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Lesson 5: Prime Lenses
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Lesson 6: Blur and Bokeh
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Chapter 8: Video Only Concepts
Lesson 1: Film Rate
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Lesson 2: Shutter Speed for Video
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Lesson 3: Focal Length for Video
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Lesson 4: Focus for Video
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Chapter 9: Conclusion
Conclusion and Goodbye!
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About Instructor

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Johnny & Iz Harris
Johnny & Iz are a husband and wife duo of travel journalists. Together, they travel the world, d... Show more