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It's written and presented by Mike Browne and filmed and produced by Jayne Whitelock who are like the dynamic duo of photography tutorials. Mike and Jayne have produced a load of useful photography learning material on their web site PhotographyCourses.Biz and this DVD pulls together some of the essential ingredients for beginners to give you an essential leg up in the world of photography.
In front of the camera Mike delivers a superbly presented selection of tips and techniques to help you grasp the basics of photography without feeling you're being patronised. And behind the camera, Jayne with her wealth of filming and production knowledge, ensures Mike looks like he's a TV star, while he clearly demonstrates the techniques.
The result is a DVD that is guaranteed to help you through those complicated first steps of using your digital SLR with ease.
The presentation lasts 73min and is split into 10 chapters. Each chapter provided in a logical order so you can work through and get to grips with your digital SLR.
- The DVD covers all the important aspects of photography and you will learn:
- Depth of field
- How to find good light
- Composition tips and techniques
- Shutters speeds and apertures
- Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority
- Manual Mode
- Camera lenses explained
- How to shoot pin sharp pictures
- Movement - how to freeze and blur
The four scenes below are from the DVD and as you can see it's colourful and informative.
|Mike with model in choice of focal length explanation||Mike demonstrates how shutter speeds work|
|Depth of field made easy to understand||Mike goes on the beach with his model to explain the rule of thirds|
Mike's explanation of apertures and shutter speeds is one of the best I've seen as he uses a camera with an easy to view exposure system in action. At the end of this DVD you will have a clear understanding of what all the numbers and figures on the cameras mean and will have broke through jargon such as depth of field and rule of thirds.
Digital Photography Exposed is a really well put together DVD that has clearly been well thought out - right through from planning to production. The chapters lead you logically through the photography process and by the end you should feel more comfortable using your camera and its manual controls, resulting in you taking better photos. You can't fail to learn with this.
Digital Photography Exposed: Verdict
|Mike and Jayne have clearly thought this one out and with their relevant skills delivered a superb learning tool for beginners.
Digital Photography Exposed: Pros
Wonderfully filmed and produced
Excellent subjects used to explain techniques
Digital Photography Exposed: Cons
Nothing on post production and printing
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For more information about this Photography DVD visit PhotographyCourses.Biz