Are you constantly frustrated that your images of the kids or pets are blurry?
Then dive in, because we have put this mini e-course together just for you!
This mini course touches on the basics of:
Aperture Priority mode (AV or A)
All in relation to capturing fast moving family members
Are you stuck on auto mode and can’t seem to understand how manual mode works?
This course will help that knowledge stick and you’ll be shooting on manual mode in no time!
This DSLR Short Course goes in depth with:
And you’ll be working on your own personal photo story and become a Guerilla Exhibitor!
Are you struggling to get good shots when the light isn’t perfect?
Do you find flash overwhelming and confusing?
We’ve designed this course to help guide you into the world of flash in a simple way, so you’ll be taking photos in any sort of conditions. You’ll never say “the light’s not good enough” again!
This Introduction to Flash #1 course covers:
Colour, Quality and Direction of light
ETTL (on camera) inside
ETTL (on camera) outside
Using a light meter
Off camera flash equipment
Setting up light for off camera flash (manual flash)
Under exposing off camera flash (manual flash)
Using Gels to create colour with flash
Do you love the potential of flash but still struggle to know where to put the lights?
This course was designed for more advanced flash users, following on from Flash #1 to give inspiration and inside knowledge on creative lighting with flash.
This Flash #2 course covers lighting designs and a behind the scenes look at how to create all the photos in the image at the top of the page:
1 light artist headshot
1 flash and one natural light creative corporate headshot
1 flash and one natural light sports portrait
2 flash sports portrait
2 flash conceptual portrait
2 flash and natural light band promo image
1 flash and ambient light conceptual Film Noir portrait
2 flash musician portrait
WHAT ARE OUR STUDENTS SAYING?!
“Thank you Michelle for a fabulous introduction to creative photography with your Get off Auto Mode and Explore Story Telling online course. I loved the way the step by step course structure works to build confidence in using the various camera modes and settings before completely switching to manual mode.
During the course not only did I gain the technical knowledge I needed for creative image making, I now have the awareness of the potential of photography to produce powerful visual narratives full of meaning and self expression.”
“I take this opportunity to thank you for all your efforts through your online course that has given me the knowledge and ability to take my camera onto manual and make auto a swear word. You have opened up a whole new world for me by making the seemingly impossible so obviously simple through your online course. Thank you so much for all you have done for me.”
“I’ve tried learning photography a few times, but doing this online course from With Camera in Hand has made it finally stick! The course was so easy to follow and Michelle is responsive and makes things easy to understand.
Thanks for getting me on track, I’m excited to be taking better photos AND on manual mode!!”
“I can highly recommend this online course! Seriously, you won’t regret it! I’m on manual mode now and I can FINALLY understand what all those buttons do and how to use all the different numbers for creative effect. I can’t wait to go on to the Flash courses now. Thank you Michelle and With Camera in Hand 🙂 “
“I have been retired for a few years and decided to take up an artistic pursuit. As I had always been interested in photography, I bought a DSLR camera, the Canon EOS 80D. I went looking for a course in Ballarat, and did the 2 hour introduction with Michelle at With Camera in Hand. The instruction was very clear and enjoyable and so I enrolled in the online DSLR Short Course: Get off auto mode and explore story telling. Well, I am now taking shots in manual mode and enjoying the freedom and creativity this brings. I completed all of the course tutorials, which I found very clear and engaging and then went back to different tutorials when I wanted to remember something I had learned.
I am very happy with the outcome. The other day I completed the last activity which was an exhibition of my favourite shots with a few family members, of course complying with the new social distancing rules. Michelle suggested we exhibit seven or eight photos within a theme, but I was so enthused I ended up with 18 photos in a variety of themes. What made it special was the enthusiasm of my guests for the quality and variety of the photographs and their compliments when I asked them to pick their top three favourite ones. I would heartily recommend the online course, it is great value for money and a chance to be creative with your camera.”