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Basic Photography Masterclass

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If you’re a newbie who wants to learn how to become a great photographer, brush up on your photography knowledge and skills and start shooting excellent photos from the ground up.

This super-engaging Basic Photography Masterclass course comes with a wide range of techniques and processes to follow. You will get up to speed with both beginner and advanced camera settings to capture the perfect shots. It will teach you how to use natural lighting and better composition to improve your photographs. In addition, you’ll discover some fascinating portrait posing methods as well as helpful lens information. The techniques you learn in this course will allow you to take impressive pictures without needing a lot of extra equipment.

Enroll  right now and start climbing the ladder to success as an outstanding photographer.

Learning Outcomes

  • Familiarize with the camera settings
  • Understand the strategies to use natural lighting
  • Learn how to create excellent composition
  • Build skills in landscape and flash photography
  • Get useful tips on using lenses 

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wants to build a strong foundation of photography.

Entry Requirement

Any type of camera 


  • After you have successfully completed the course, you will obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere, anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

Basic Photography Masterclass is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for any related profession or industry, such as:

  • Photographer

Course Curriculum

Unit 1- Beginner Camera Settings
Module 1- Use the Exposure Triangle 00:07:00
Module 2- The ISO Setting 00:07:00
Module 3- Exposure Compensation 00:07:00
Module 4- Basic of Aperture 00:06:00
Module 5- Lense Apertures 00:08:00
Unit 2- More Advanced Camera Settings
Module 1- 5 Tips to Tack Sharp Focus 00:10:00
Module 2- Choosing Right Shutter Speed 00:03:00
Module 3- Using Histogram 00:08:00
Module 4- Depth of Field- Compacts 00:04:00
Module 5- Depth of Field- SLR 00:07:00
Module 6- Camera Shake 00:07:00
Unit 3- Improve Images with Natural Lighting
Module 1- Top Shade 00:06:00
Module 2- Dealing with the Sun when Taking Portrait 00:03:00
Module 3- Direction of Light 00:08:00
Module 4- Avoiding White Skies 00:03:00
Module 5- How to Retain Ambient Light 00:04:00
Module 6- Better Indoor Portraits Using Window Light Part 1 00:07:00
Module 7- Better Indoor Portraits Using Window Light Part 2 00:03:00
Module 8- Create a Great Look Using Backlight 00:06:00
Module 9- How to Improve the Portraits Using a Reflector 00:07:00
Unit 4- Improve Your Images Using Better Composition
Module 1- Use the Rule of Thirds for Improved Composition 00:05:00
Module 2- Better Composition Using Diagonal Lines 00:08:00
Module 3- Using Leading Lines to Create More Dramatic Images 00:08:00
Module 4- Using Repeating Patterns for More Impact 00:03:00
Module 5- Frame within Frame 00:03:00
Module 6- Blur the Background for More Impact 00:03:00
Module 7- Blur the Background to Isolate Your Subject 00:05:00
Module 8- Cluttered Backgrounds 00:04:00
Module 9- Abstract Backgrounds 00:03:00
Module 10- Shrubs Background 00:03:00
Unit 5- Tips on Posing for Portraits
Module 1- Full Length Posing Tips 00:05:00
Module 2- Family or Small Group Poses- Standing Poses 00:08:00
Module 3- Family or Small Group Poses- Seated Poses 00:12:00
Module 4 – Individual Natural and Relaxed Female Poses 00:08:00
Module 5- Ideas for Photographing Children, 4-6 Months Old 00:07:00
Module 6- Ideas for Photographing Children, 9-12 Months Old 00:07:00
Unit 6- Landscapes and Scenery
Module 1- Landscape Photography tips 00:21:00
Module 2- How to Take Better Photos in the Snow 00:08:00
Unit 7- Flash Photography
Module 1- Bouncing the Flash Part 1 00:05:00
Module 2- Bouncing the Flash Part 2 00:05:00
Module 3- Better Results Using Your Camera’s Built-in-Flash – Soften the Shadows 00:06:00
Module 4- Balance Flash Ambient 00:05:00
Unit 8- Information and Tips on Using Lenses
Module 1- Lens focal length: Perspective 00:05:00
Module 2- Lens Focal Length: Field of View 00:03:00
Module 3- Lens Focal Length: Depth of Field 00:04:00
Unit 9- Other General Techniques
Module 1- Half Pressed Shutter Technique 00:07:00
Module 2- How to Take Photos of Fireworks 00:10:00
Module 3- Use Fashion Photographer’s Perspective 00:01:00
Unit 10- How to Take a Flattering Profile or PR Photo
Module 1- Fun and Dramatic Portrait 00:02:00
Module 2- Refining the Basic Profile or PR Image 00:07:00
Module 3- Basic Technique Using Top Shade 00:04:00
Resources – Basic Photography Masterclass 00:00:00

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