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Complete Online Photography Course For Beginner: A to Z

Complete Online Photography Course For Beginner: A to Z


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This course provides complete guidelines for learning photography as beginners. From the fundamentals of photography to lighting techniques, and camera settings, this course covers it all. With expert guidance, you will be able to transform your images into stunning works of art.

This Course At A Glance

  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • Master the photography materials, equipment, and processes of the discipline – use of cameras, film, lightning, and printing (wet, hybrid, and digital)
  • Get to know about the photographic history and theory, the relationship of photography to the visual disciplines, and the cultural influence
  • Develop skills to use digital photography tools and the internet, such as emailing and posting to a website
  • Learn how to work in experimental and manipulative techniques and gain knowledge about candid imagery, documentary photography, and interpretive studies
  • Understand the advanced digital and analogue camera operations such as formats, photographic exposure, depth of field, and shutter speed
  • Ability to control both natural and studio lighting with emphasis on the quality, quantity, and direction of light
  • Learn how to plan, organise, edit, and evaluate a professional-quality portfolio of photographic work

Why Complete Photography Course right for you?

The comprehensive online course will give you an overview of camera settings to understand technical concepts such as the ISO setting and what it’s used for, exposure compensation, and why there is a need to darken or lighten your images. You will also learn about lens apertures and basic camera settings. This online course will help you know how to use the exposure triangle and how to use the exposure feature and get out of the auto mode. You will develop a solid understanding of improving images with natural lighting and using better compositions.

By the end of the course, you will have a theoretical knowledge of basic and advanced camera settings, tips on posing for portraits, flash photography, and much more.

Complete Photography Course Details

CPD Certification Service
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.


Quality License Scheme Certificate (20% off)
The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

Beginner Camera Setting (Important Info Used In Subsequent Lectures)

  • Use The Exposure Triangle to Understand Exposure and Get Out of The Auto Mode
  • The ISO setting, What is It and What’s It for?
  • Exposure Compensation, Why You Sometimes Need to Darken or Lighten Your Images
  • Lens Apertures, Learn About One of The Most Important Camera Settings

More Advanced Camera Setting

  • 5 Tips for Tack Sharp Focussing
  • Use Your Histogram to Nail the Exposure for Those Important Images.
  • Aperture & Depth of Field – Start Getting Creative (DSLRs)
  • Scene Modes & Depth of Field (Compact Cameras)
  • Improve Your Image with Natural Lighting
  • Direction of Light and The Effect It has on Your Photos
  • Get Nice Blue Skies in Your Photos and Avoid White Skies
  • Better Indoor Portraits Using Window Light – pt 1 of 2
  • Better Indoor Portraits Using Window Light – pt 2 of 2
  • Create a Great Look Using Backlighting
  • How to Improve Your Natural Light Portraits Using a Reflector

Improve Your Image Using Better Composition

  • Use the Rule of Thirds for Improved Composition
  • Better Composition Using Diagonal Lines
  • Use ‘Leading Lines’ to Create More Dramatic Images
  • Use Repeating Patterns for More Impact
  • Improve Your Composition Using the ‘Frame within a Frame’ Trick
  • Blur the Background for More Impact (DSLRs)
  • Blur the Background to Isolate your Subject (Compact Cameras)
  • Don’t Let Cluttered Backgrounds Ruin Your Portraits
  • Improve Your Portraits Using Nature’s Own Abstract Backgrounds

Tips on Posing for Portraits

  • Flatter Your Individual Subject with These Full Length Posing Tips
  • Family or Small Group Poses – Pt I Standing Poses
  • Family or Small Group Poses – Pt II Seated Poses

Individual Natural and Relaxed Female Poses

  • Ideas for Photographing Children, 4-6 Months Old
  • Ideas for Photographing Children, 9-12 Months Old

Landscapes and Scenery

  • Landscape Photography Tips, a Walkthrough with Barbara
  • How to Take Better Photos in The Snow

Flash Photography

  • Better Results Using an External Flashgun, PT I – Bouncing The Flash
  • Better Flash Portraits Using an External Flashgun, PT II – More Creative Portraits
  • Better Results Using Your Cameras’ Built-in Flash – Soften The Shadows
  • Better Results Using on-Board Flash – Get a More Pleasing Background

Information and Tips on Using Lenses

  • General Tips on Camera Lenses, Variable/Fixed Apertures, Fast/Slow, What are Prime Lenses?
  • Lens Focal Length, Pt I – Perspective
  • Lens Focal Length, Pt II – ‘Field of View’
  • Lens Focal Length, Pt III – ‘Depth of Field’

Other General Techniques

  • A Neat Idea for a Fun, Dramatic Portrait
  • How the ‘Half Press of The Shutter’ Technique Can Improve Your Picture Taking
  • How to Easily Create a Stunning Online Slide Show in Minutes
  • How to Take Photos of Fireworks

How to Take a Really Flattering Profile or PR Photo

  • Take a More Flattering PR or Profile Photo – Basic Technique Using Using ‘Top Shade’
  • Take a More Flattering Profile or PR Photo – Refining The Basic Profile or PR Image

Which Digital Camera to Buy Next, Megapixels is Not The Answer.

  • The Myth of Megapixels: Image Resolution and Quality
  • Which Camera Should I Buy Next – There’s So Many to choose from!

This online photography course for beginners: A to Z is suitable for those who want to gain skills and knowledge in becoming a digital photographer or anyone who wants to update their technical expertise on digital photography. This course is ideal for those who want to take their photography skills to an advanced level.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this professional photography online course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.

This online photography course for beginners: a to z assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

You should also check out our Online Photography CourseS Bundle – All In 1 Course to gain a solid foundation in photography while advancing your career.

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

Endorsed Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

CPD Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.

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CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. 

Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards. 

For CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.  

Yes, you can pay via Invoice or Purchase Order, please contact us at info@lead-academy.org for invoice payment.  

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Our platform provides easy and comfortable access for all learners; all you need is a stable internet connection and a device such as a laptop, desktop PC, tablet, or mobile phone. The learning site is accessible 24/7, allowing you to take the course at your own pace while relaxing in the privacy of your home or workplace. 

No, there is no age limit for online learning. Online learning is accessible to people of all ages and requires no age-specific criteria to pursue a course of interest. As opposed to degrees pursued at university, online courses are designed to break the barriers of age limitation that aim to limit the learner’s ability to learn new things, diversify their skills, and expand their horizons.

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