Camera-Specific Training at

February 27, 2012 by
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There’s a lot to know to be a capable photographer. Exposure theory, lighting, composition. On top of all that, there are all those buttons and dials on your camera. To help you understand exactly how your camera works, you might want to check out one of my camera-specific courses at These courses will work you through all of the features of their respective cameras, and help you understand those features in the context of larger photographic theories. Courses are now available for the Canon EOS60D, the Nikon D7000, the Canon Rebel T3i, and the Nikon D5100.


7 Comments on Camera-Specific Training at

  1. Lindsay on Fri, 9th Mar 2012 7:48 pm
  2. In the last week, I’ve taken your Exposure and Lens courses on Your video instructions are the only photography lessons I’ve ever had. You are such a fabulous teacher and I am amazed that I feel like I am in love with photography all over again. Thanks Ben! :) (Oh, and I’m a little mad at you too, because I’ve now purchased 2 lenses in the last 7 days and am going to look at another in 45 minutes. Bugger.)

  3. Norine on Tue, 20th Mar 2012 10:29 am
  4. My husband and I started the Foundations of Photography: Composition training course and suddenly started seeing b&w photos in our head. So, we decided to look at the B&W course. Now, we have put all your subjects in our queue. We’re going to be training for a long time!! :)

  5. Niki on Fri, 30th Mar 2012 12:22 am
  6. So excited to see the new low light couse available, fun!!! Beginning that tonight :)

  7. David on Sun, 8th Apr 2012 8:14 am
  8. Ben.
    I came across your composition course a few months ago and completely by accident started watching the intro video. By the end of it I thought “this sounds interesting” and decided that perhaps I should watch the next few and see if it was something I would enjoy. I finished the entire course in three days! Since then I have completed all your courses, including the camera specific in order to decide which to buy. I just completed your low light course too, and spent the last few twilight hours on a windy beach.
    Anyways, I just wanted to thank you for creating such enjoyable and educating courseware. It has ignited a passion for photography I hadn’t experienced since high school 19 years ago.

  9. Tony Mullins on Sun, 15th Apr 2012 11:54 pm
  10. Great job! Your courses have been some of the most enjoyable on Lynda. Thanks for the knowledge!

  11. Miguel Torres on Sun, 14th Apr 2013 9:58 pm
  12. I currently don’t have a camera and I am about to buy my first DSRL. I have seen several courses in including: Shooting with canon 60D and shooting with Nikon D7000. I know you know both cameras very well. I am planning to buy one of them soon but I cannot make my mind and I’d like to know your recommendation. Which one would you recommend? I’ve heard the nikon is better for pictures and the canon better for video but I don’t know if that is true. I wish there was a camera in this price range that was best at anything. I have been at the store and play with both but I don’t know much about photography but I am determined to learn. I like the size of the d7000 and 60D compared to other beginner and smaller models like the d5200. They feel better in my hands. If you had the money to buy one of them, which one would you buy as your first DSLR? Also, would you recommend buying a refurbished camera with extended warranty for a full year? thanks

  13. mic warmington on Fri, 11th Oct 2013 4:20 pm
  14. hi ben – i currently own a canon 60d which i’m very happy with, and thanksfor your course on it – now i need to know if it’s worth upgrading to a 70d ? and by the way i’m not in the market for upgrading to the 5d marks…
    all the best

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