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Basic Photography (April Intake - 6 Lessons)


Owning a DSLR presents a wonderful opportunity to capture beautiful images. However, acquiring the proper skills and knowledge is essential to taking great photos. This hands-on course will give you a firm grasp of DSLR fundamentals so that you can turn a mediocre shot into a great one. 

At the end of the course, you will be equipped with the following knowledge to take your photography to the next level: 

  • Exposure and its relationship to Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO
  • Using the light meter, AE lock and compensation to control exposure
  • Focal Length, Lens Perspective and Compression
  • Composition Techniques 

Participants will need a DSLR or mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera for this course. 

Intake: Basic Photography - March Intake

Lesson 1 (Classroom)

Mon,18 Apr 2022 7.00pm-9.00pm

Lesson 2 (Practical Field Trip)

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 8.30am-10.30am

Lesson 3 (Classroom)

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 7.00pm-9.00pm

Lesson 4 (Practical Field Trip)

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 7.00pm-9.00pm

Lesson 5 (Practical Field Trip)

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 9.00am-11.00am

Lesson 6 (Classroom)

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 12.30pm-2.30pm


2-hours Classroom Session

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Camera operation familiarisation
  • Understanding lens perspective and compression
  • Understanding white balance and color temperature
  • Focusing (Focus-lock, Focus modes)
  • Introduction to Exposure - Part 1 (Shutter speed, ISO)

2-hours Outdoor Practical*

  • Revisit lesson 1 topics in daytime outdoor environment
  • Exposure compensation
  • Auto-exposure lock
  • Additional tricks to shutter speed application

*venue to be announce during lesson by course instructor


2-hours Classroom Session

  • Re-cap of lesson 2 outings: Photos review
  • Introduction to Exposure - Part 2 (Aperture)
  • Depth of field control
  • Manual exposure control
  • Basic fundamentals of metering
  • Histogram reading and basics of dynamic range
  • Introduction to basic Flash photography & application
  • Photography with Impact: Basics of Composition and Framing

2-hours Outdoor Practical*

  • Revisit lesson 3 topics in evening outdoor environment
  • Manual exposure control
  • Low light photography
  • Additional tricks to shutter speed application

*venue to be announce during lesson by course instructor
Tripod is required for this lesson


2-hours Outdoor Practical*

  • Exposure exercises

*venue to be announce during lesson by course instructor


2-hours Classroom Session

  • Qualities of a good photo
  • Characteristics of lighting
  • Beginners' insights about Filters
  • Intermediary camera features/functions
  • Short discussion to accessories and any additional gears
  • Workshop is open to all camera brand users (mirrorless / DSLR cameras)
  • Registration must be made via this website on a first-come-first-served basis. No reservation entertained.
  • The detailed information on venue and outing will be informed to participants during the first lesson.
  • Participants must bring their own cameras, lenses & charged batteries.
  • Canon Singapore Ptd. Ltd. shall not be held responsible for any injuries or mishaps during the workshop.
  • In the event of workshop cancellation due to unexpected circumstances, Canon Singapore Ptd. Ltd. will refund participants on their paid fees. 
  • Canon Singapore Ptd. Ltd. reserves the right to make any other amendments without prior notice.


WE ARE LOCATED AT: 1 Fusionopolis Place, (Level 3, Training Room) Galaxis (via East Lobby) Singapore 138522

  • Please proceed to the Galaxis East Wing lobby reception in exchange (bring along your ID card with photo) for lift access to Level 3 Canon training office.
  • Registration starts 10mins before the class commence and please be punctual.
  • For enquiry, please email us at
  • We seek your understanding that all emails will be correspond within the next business day. If you have any further enquiry, please contact our Customer Service hotline at 6799 8686 during office hours from Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.

Thank you and looking forward to having you in our class.

April Intake

Valid for OCBC, HSBC and Standard Chartered Credit Cards.
A minimum $500 per eligible product qualifies for instalment payment plan.
Choose between 6- or 12-month instalment payments.

<h4 class="modal-title">Instalment Payment Plan</h4> <p></p> <ul> <li><span>Valid for OCBC, HSBC and Standard Chartered Credit Cards.</span></li> <li><span> A minimum $500 per eligible product qualifies for instalment payment plan</span></li> <li><span>Choose between 6- or 12-month instalment payments</span></li> </ul>