What is the course about?

Would you like to broaden your creative bandwidth by stepping out of auto mode? This 3-hour workshop teaches you how to unlock the power of your camera by controlling the fundamentals of exposure. Key to this is mastering the exposure triangle – the relationship between ISO, shutter speed and aperture.

Workshop outline:

  • How to take photographs in manual exposure mode
  • The exposure triangle: ISO, shutter speed & aperture
  • Exposure compensation
  • Using a grey card for white balance & metering
  • Which metering mode to use & when: matrix, centre-weighted, partial or spot



1 Morning / 3 Hours


Digital Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) with Manual Exposure Mode, laptop with webcam & internet access

Skills Acquired:

• Work with the principles of exposure & the exposure triangle
• Use manual exposure mode
• Know when to under and overexpose

Morning Courses
Fridays, 10am – 1pm