Beginner Digital Photography

If you are new to digital photography, or want to master the absolute basics, this course is for you. Learn how to use the manual mode of your DSLR camera and basic composition, along with plenty of practical tips.

Introduction to digital photography basics workshops

Course objectives

This course is specifically designed for beginners, teaching the basics of digital photography.

Class size: Courses limited to 4 persons.

Duration: 2 Days (10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.)

Digital photography for beginners

Different types of digital cameras explained: DSLR, compact, phone and other cameras.

The role and the impact of light and how important light is when capturing an image.

Focal length explained and different lenses you need for each type of photography,

Exposure Explained
The exposure triangle (shutter speed, aperture and ISO) – how they work and examples of how to obtain the best exposures and effects.

Learn how to bring subjects into sharp focus and take crisp images.

Depth of field
Core aspects of the depth of field and how to control it for better images.

The rules of composition and examples of the best approach in different situations with different types of subjects.

Files and formats
Different types of files the camera can generate (RAW, JPG etc) and what is the best option for you.

Know your camera
Advice on the equipment you have and what to buy if needed

Camera maintenance and care
How to look after your equipment to keep it in tip top condition.

Available delivery methods for this workshop


Photography Beginners Training Workshop duration 2 days
Weekday cost £295.00 per person
Available locations: Birkenhead Studio (Wirral), Remote or Your Premises*

Evening and weekend cost £375.00 per person
Available locations: Birkenhead Studio (Wirral) or Remote only

Full payment is payable at the time of booking. No refund will be given if you cancel your course less than 14 days before your course date.
*Within 30 miles of CH41 5DL. Outside this area travelling time and expenses apply.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class.

You will need:
  • Camera (or camera phone)
  • Pen and A4 Notepad
Online Learning

You will have access to the online videos for this course after attending the workshop.

Where to go from here:

Course Tutors

Jim Barrington

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship, Digital Business, e-Commerce
Jim Barrington has specialist expertise in helping entrepreneurs with business planning and start-up, strategy, web development, digital business development. digital transformation and eCommerce.