Basics of Photography

Learn to create Magic with any Camera!

Language: English

Instructors: Ssaurabh A Chatterjee

₹3500 28.57% OFF



Why this course?


Why SIA Photography Courses?

SIA Photography is the only course that does not have an end time. We are always there to answer your questions, guide you and support you.

We have LIVE online sessions two times a month where you can ask your questions and clear your doubts.

We also organize Photowalks in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad where you can participate and have physical interaction.

You also get access to our private Facebook and Whatsapp group where you receive feedback on how to improve.

More than 5000 students have completed Saurabh's courses, with great results, so you can be assured about the contents. 

About this Course - Basics of Photography

This course will help you get started with the Basics. Right from scratch.

  1. No prior experience with the camera.
  2. No age limit
  3. No prerequisites.
  4. Beneficial for Mobile Photographers and DSLR /Mirrorless owners as well. 

About your mentor Ssaurabh A Chatterjee

His dream is to see India and to make every camera-owner a great photographer. Through his Webinars, Online Courses, 1:1 sessions, Photowalks, and Photo-Tours, he has been sharing his knowledge with photography enthusiasts since 2011.

He also provides short-term and long-term mentorship programs for serious Photography enthusiasts who want to take it as a passion or profession.

SIA stands for Shutter, ISO, and Aperture - the three aspects that control the exposure of a picture. SIA in Persian means something that brings joy and that is what photography for us is all about.

With over 50 Photography Workshops and 100+ photo walks annually, SIA Photography is one of the most active Photography groups in India.

Since 2011, we have trained more than 5000 people across the globe.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get some help if I am not able to understand the lessons?
Yes, of course! We do several LIVE Q and A sessions where you can get all your questions answered and your doubts cleared.

Why should I do this course when there are so many free resources available?
You are right, there is already a lot of free resources available on YouTube. 
However, these are some questions that you need to think about - 

  1. Are you receiving a Certificate?
  2. Is the content well-structured?
  3. Are you sure about the information being provided?
  4. Is it backed by some support or guidance?

Finding the right content is like searching for a needle in a haystack. It can be very confusing as different trainers might have a different opinion. 

Is there any community I can join to take pictures together?
Yes, this is one big advantage of getting associated with us. You can join our local community in your city and participate in the activities. You can go out shooting together and learn from each other.

Is there any online help group I can join?
Yes, of course! We have groups on Facebook and WhatsApp where you can get your questions answered.

Is there a money refund policy?
No, we do not have a money refund policy. You can join our FREE Live courses to get an idea before joining. You can also see our reviews on social media to get an idea.

Can I share the course with multiple people?
This course is only for one person. However, you can gift a course to someone. We also have an Affiliate program and you can earn up to 50% commission for the sale.

Is a DSLR required for this course?
This course will be very helpful for DSLR owners and cell phone owners alike. If your phone can shoot in the RAW file format, you will be able to make the most of it. 

What after this course?
If you have a DSLR, you can join the Advanced Photography Course. That will give you an in-depth understanding of how to control your camera and make the most of it.

Course Curriculum

Please read this Before you Start! (2 pages)
Basics of Photography
Welcome and Introduction
00 What is Photography (2:00)
00 What is Photography
02 Purpose of Photography
03 Which Cameras to Buy (19:00)
03 Which Cameras to Buy
Light Quiz
04 How to Hold the Camera
05 Memory Cards
06 Light
06a LightExercise (2:00)
06a Light Exercise
07 DSLRs vs Mirrorless Cameras
08 Parts of a Camera
09 Megapixel - What is it?
10 Sensor and Crop Factor
10a Take Care of Camera in Rains (4:00)
10a Take Care of Camera in Rains
11 Accessories
11a Taking Care of Your Camera
12 Career in Photography
13 How to Focus
Shutter Speed
Why is Post Processing Required
Composition Techniques
00 Composition Intro - What is Composition?
01 Rule of Thirds
02 Balancing Elements
03 Symmetry
04 Colour
05 Black and White Photography (6:00)
05 Black and White Photography
06 Pattern
07 Composition Tips and Tricks
08 Background and Framing (7:00)
08 Background and Framing
09 Viewpoint and Framing
10 Magic of Light
11 Freezing Actions
12 Telling Visual Stories
13 Reference of Scale
14 How to Take Great Pictures
15 Being Technically Sound
Final Words
BoP Final Words

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