Free Beginner Photography Lessons

Here is the index of photography lessons for beginners that I have posted so far.  I have more planned and you might want to bookmark this page and check back later to see what’s new.

Each tutorial is self contained and leads nicely into the next one.  I try to give you the basic knowledge that you’ll need to move forward in your photography (without weighing you down with the ‘tech-babble’).  If you are new to cameras and photography, start at the beginning and work your way down the list.


LEVEL 1 – The Basics of Digital Photography

1 – Introduction to Digital Photography
2 – It’s all about the light
3 – Basics of Aperture and Shutter Speed
4 – Apertures and Depth of Field
5 – Shutter Speed and Motion

Practice – Aperture Priority Mode
Practice – Shutter Priority Mode

6- ISO Settings
7 – Setting your White Balance
8 – How to Hold your Camera

Project 1 – Still Life
Project 2 – Landscape

9 – Dig Deep – Read your Camera Manual
10 – Composition in Photography
11 – How to Care for Your Camera Gear


Free Photography Lessons for Beginners


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