DSLR Photography for Beginners
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Professional and Adult Learning
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Leisure Centre for Creative Industries 01-Oct-19 26-Nov-19 Tuesday 18.30-20.30 £118 £46

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

For complete beginners to DSLR photography, although basic computer literacy is required. We will be exploring ISO, shutter speeds and apertures and how these work together. We will be looking at what makes good composition and how to make best use of available light. Please bring your own DSLR camera, USB lead and manual to the first session. No compact cameras please.

There are further dates throughout the year - please contact us for information or visit the website again from September 2019. 

What topics will I study?

You will:

  • Learn to use semi automatic and manual modes
  • Learn how apertures, shutter speeds and ISO's work together
  • Improve your composition skills
  • Improve your use of natural lighting in any situation

What are the entry requirements?

For complete beginners.

What facilities are there?

Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers. 

What can the course lead on to?

Other college photography courses - click here to view the options

Are there any additional costs?

None specified.


It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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