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Photography For Beginners

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Whether you are self-taught and you want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, this Photography For Beginners course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident Photographer and develop more advanced skills.

This comprehensive Photography For Beginners course is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the field of Photography. This accredited course will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.

As one of the leading course providers and most renowned e-learning specialists online, we’re dedicated to giving you the best educational experience possible. This course is crafted by industry expert, to enable you to learn quickly and efficiently, and at your own pace and convenience.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Boost your career in Photography
  • Deepen your knowledge and skills in your chosen field just in hours not years!
  • Study a course that has been designed by industry professionals.
  • Save money and time by studying your convenient time
  • Have access to a tutor whenever you are in need

So, what are you thinking about! Start getting the benefits by enrolling today!

Why Choose Lead Academy:

  • Lifetime Access
  • High-quality e-learning study materials 
  • The UK and globally recognised qualification
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • 24/7 customer support through email
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • No hidden fee
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform

Who is this course for?

This comprehensive Photography For Beginners course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of Photography.

Entry Requirement

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this Photography For Beginners course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds. 
  • As long as you are aged seventeen or over and have a basic grasp of English, numeracy and ICT, you will be eligible to enrol.


On successful completion of the Photography For Beginners course, you will be eligible to obtain a verifiable certificate as proof of your new qualification. This means that you/your employer can verify your qualification through our website. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £10, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £24.

Career path

This Photography For Beginners course opens a brand new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also provides you with the chance to accumulate in-depth knowledge at the side of needed skills to become flourishing in no time. You will also be able to add your qualifications to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive in your chosen industry.


Course Curriculum

Beginner Camera Setting (Important Info Used In Subsequent Lectures)
Use The Exposure Triangle To Understand Exposure And Get Out Of The Auto Mode 00:07:00
The ISO setting, what is it and what’s it for? 00:07:00
Exposure Compensation, why you sometimes need to darken or lighten your images 00:07:00
Lens apertures, learn about one of the most important camera settings 00:06:00
More Advanced Camera Setting
5 Tips for tack sharp focussing 00:09:00
Use your histogram to nail the exposure for those important images. 00:07:00
Aperture & depth of field – start getting creative (DSLRs) 00:06:00
Scene modes & depth of field (Compact cameras) 00:04:00
Improve Your Image With Natural Lighting
Direction of light and the effect it has on your photos 00:08:00
Get nice blue skies in your photos and avoid white skies 00:03:00
How to retain the ambient light of a nicely lit room 00:04:00
Better indoor portraits using window light – pt 1 of 2 00:06:00
Better indoor portraits using window light – pt 2 of 2 00:03:00
Create a great look using backlighting 00:05:00
How to improve your natural light portraits using a reflector 00:06:00
Improve Your Image Using Better Composition
Use the rule of thirds for improved composition 00:04:00
Better composition using diagonal lines 00:07:00
Use ‘Leading Lines’ to create more dramatic images 00:08:00
Use repeating patterns for more impact 00:02:00
Improve your composition using the ‘frame within a frame’ trick 00:03:00
Blur the background for more impact (DSLRs) 00:04:00
Blur the background to isolate your subject (Compact Cameras) 00:03:00
Don’t let cluttered backgrounds ruin your portraits 00:03:00
Improve your portraits using nature’s own abstract backgrounds 00:03:00
Tips On Posing For Portraits
Flatter your individual subject with these full length posing tips 00:05:00
Family or small group poses – Pt I Standing poses 00:08:00
Family or small group poses – Pt II Seated poses 00:11:00
Individual natural and relaxed female poses 00:10:00
Ideas for photographing children, 4-6 months old 00:07:00
Ideas for photographing children, 9-12 months old 00:06:00
Lanscapes And Scenery
Landscape photography tips, a walkthough with Barbara 00:21:00
How to take better photos in the snow 00:08:00
Flash Photography
Better Results Using An External Flashgun, PT I – Bouncing The Flash 00:04:00
Better Flash Portraits Using An External Flashgun, PT II – More Creative Portraits 00:04:00
Better results using your cameras’ built-in flash – soften the shadows 00:05:00
Better results using on-board flash – get a more pleasing background 00:05:00
Information And Tips On Using Lenses
General tips on camera lenses, variable/fixed apertures, fast/slow, what are prime lenses? 00:07:00
Lens focal length, Pt I – Perspective 00:04:00
Lens focal length, Pt II – ‘Field of View’ 00:03:00
Lens focal length, Pt III – ‘Depth of Field’ 00:04:00
Other General Techniques
A neat idea for a fun, dramatic portrait 00:02:00
How the ‘half press of the shutter’ technique can improve your picture taking 00:06:00
How to easily create a stunning online slide show in minutes 00:09:00
How to take photos of fireworks 00:09:00
How To Take A Really Flattering Profile Or PR Photo
Take a more flattering PR or Profile photo – Basic technique using using ‘Top Shade’ 00:07:00
Take a more flattering Profile or PR photo – Refining the basic profile or PR image 00:04:00
Which Digital Camera To Buy Next, Megapixels Is Not The Answer.
The myth of megapixels – image resolution and quality 00:06:00
Which camera should i buy next – there’s so many to choose from! 00:15:00
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  1. Mr A Kerridge


    Very good course. For a beginners course it’s very easy to follow and understand would recommend to anyone who is learning photography.

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