Beginner’s Short Course
Nature Discovery.

7.5HRS – 3 SESSIONS – $280

For Users Seeking on Basic Camera/Photography Understanding + Basic Composition Techniques

Course Introduction

Want to learn the basics of photography but have no time? This short photography course will help you gain a good foundational base in just 3 sessions. Small classes ensure that you get the full attention of experienced photography mentors.

To produce a well taken picture, you will need to understand the basics of photography, coupled with time and experience. Gradually, you will be able to build your confidence in shooting various objects and scenery and improve your photography skills.

Although it takes lots of trial and error, it is well worth the effort in terms of knowledge gained at the end. By better understanding your camera, you will also be able to respond quickly to quick changes in environment or subjects which you might never come across again in the near future.
Join our photography course now & build your confidence in photography with our Professional Photographers who have covered thousands of assignments in our Short Course for Beginners. This 3 Session Photography Course at Singapore Botanic Garden & Fort Canning Park is customised for busy individuals, and covers all the basic element of digital photography in an enjoyable and easy way.

This workshop is suitable for users with higher level compact camera with semi-auto & manual features as well.

Beginner Short Photography Course Outline

Theory Session

  • Brief history of camera/photography
  • Latest technology in photography
  • Understanding your camera
  • Choosing the correct camera or lenses
  • Differences between DSLR/DSLT and Mirrorless Cameras.
  • Determining which camera for yourself
  • Knowing sensor sizes
  • 101 Photography Jargon (E.g ISO, Shutter, Aperture)
  • Basic compositions techniques
  • Types of lenses
  • Different metering modes usage
  • 5 Tips to Get Better Pictures
  • Camera Equipment Maintenance

Outdoor Shooting I

  • Optimizing Your Camera Settings
  • Getting Out Of Auto Mode
  • Warm Up To Your Camera.
  • Using Full Manual Focus.
  • Using AF Points & focusing techniques.
  • Exposing Pictures Correctly.
  • Applying Compositions & Framing Techniques
  • Depth Of Field Control
  • Learning Ideas Leading To Better Photography
  • Using Shutter Control For Amazing Photographic Results

Outdoor Shooting II

  • Using Black & White Photography To Complement Pictures.
  • Understanding The Correct Focal Length (Zoom Range) For Better Results
  • Identifying Reference Lines & Creating Rules of Triangles in Pictures
  • Understanding Perspective In Angles.
  • Tips & Guides to Help You Grow.
  • Q&A

Course Details

Key Areas Of Photography Covered

Nature, Macro, Closeup & General Photography

No. of Sessions

1 Theory with 2 Outdoor Sessions

Course Duration

  • 1st Session – Singapore Botanic Gardens, 2.5Hrs (Indoor Venue)
  • 2nd Session – Singapore Botanic Gardens, 2.5Hrs (Outdoors)
  • 3rd Session – Fort Canning Park, 2.5Hrs (Outdoors)
  • 7.5 Hours in Total

Course Fees

  • Group Training  (5 Participants Class Size, Minimum 2 Participant to Start) – $280 in total per participant.
  • 1 to 1 Private Training  – $400 in total per participant, Bring additional partner at $200 per participant

Misc. Information

  • Loan a Lens Interchangeable Camera, Free
  • Theory Handout Provided
  • All Photography Tips In Point Forms Provided
  • Full Flexibility On Re-Scheduling, When You Need To Travel or Due To Personal Commitments
  • For 1 to 1 Private Training, Mandarin Speaking Available

Suitable For

Individuals with no photography knowledge that wish to learn basic camera operation and some basic photography compositions. Beginners looking for a new camera.

Gallery Examples

Some examples of the types of pictures you’ll be learning how to shoot during the course.