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Introduction to Digital Photography Equipment

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The world of photographic equipment is vast, and sometimes complicated. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the options. In this course you'll find out exactly what gear you need to master the basics of digital photography. We will cover camera bodies, batteries, cards and readers, lenses, filters, camera cases, tripods, flashes, light stands, umbrellas, diffusers, printers, monitors and calibration tools, post-production software, and more. You will learn how these essential tools are used, and lots of tips to help you keep your gear in great shape!

If you're looking to save time and money and equip yourself with all the right photographic gear, this course is for you. With this knowledge and these basic tools, you will be able to handle just about anything!

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Introduction

02:09

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 02:09

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1.1
Introduction
02:09

2.Camera Gear Basics
7 lessons, 1:14:45

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2.1
Camera Bodies
10:58

2.2
Choosing a First Lens (or Two)
14:45

2.3
Fun with Filters
13:00

2.4
Let's Play Cards and Readers
07:06

2.5
Need for Speedlights
11:32

2.6
All About Batteries
07:10

2.7
Choose the Right Camera Case
10:14

3.Auxiliary Equipment
2 lessons, 28:11

3.1
Tripods
15:12

3.2
Off-Camera Lighting: Stands
12:59

4.Light Modifiers
2 lessons, 19:47

4.1
Reflect on Umbrellas
11:54

4.2
Control Color with Gels
07:53

5.Post-Production Basics
3 lessons, 27:56

5.1
Monitor Your Monitor
09:16

5.2
Keep It Calibrated
12:25

5.3
What Software Is Best?
06:15

6.Photo Shoot
1 lesson, 19:48

6.1
Bring It All Together
19:48

7.Conclusion
1 lesson, 00:24

7.1
Conclusion
00:24


Dave Bode is the leading expert on video and audio production in the upstate NY area. Working as a camera operator, editor, inventor, motion graphics designer, recording engineer, and studio musician, he truly is the Production Swiss Army Knife. Dave has created content for VH1 and Discovery Networks as well as inspirational videos that have been seen by millions. In early 2011, Dave started his own business (BODEMEDIA.TV) helping people create great looking videos.
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