Course description

In this photography video course you will learn the fundamentals of correct exposure with the Exposure Triangle. Getting familiar with the Histogram Tool will let you analyse your camera's meter readings during the photoshoot and in the post production stage. The course is aimed at anyone who wants to start their creative adventure by setting a solid foundation based on understanding exposure's principles.

The course covers fixing a correct exposure with the help of the Exposure Triangle and gives you understanding of the exposure's three variables: ISO, shutter speed and aperture. It is designed to teach you to comprehend the relationship between the camera's  exposure settings and the Histogram Tool. We will look at severals examples of Histograms related to photos shot in different lighting conditions. You will learn how to intuitively analyse Histogram's data and how to use it to improve your exposures.

What will I learn?

  • Set a Correct Exposure in their DSLR camera based on the Exposure Triangle

  • Efficiently use the Histogram Tool to improve the exposure

  • You will understand what ISO is and how to avoid excessive noise in your photos

  • You will learn what is shutter speed and how it affects capturing movement

  • You will learn what is aperture and how it is linked with the depth of focus

What Students say?

"very interesting information, valuable for future referencing and now i better understand the Histogram. my knowledge was very limited before."  Herman van Zyl


"Super simple explaining! I loved it! I will suscribe to some of her other courses when I have enough internet signal to do so"  Georgina Lomelin


"I love this teacher. She knows her stuff"  Baudelio Flores


"Wonderful course to push the knowledge about handling exposures ..."  Anbarasan Natarajan


"Seems well laid out, and Kasia gives a good description of the basics of the histogram as it relates to your exposure of an image."  David J Marcovitz


"I buy courses from many teachers, but in my personal opinion, Kasia Zmokla y simply the best. She's engaging, she is knowledgeable, and she is also very helpful if you need her... I buy all of her courses."  Sandro Cabrera


"loved the course Thank you."  Trish


"Nice course, very interesting. Looking forward to take the next step!"  Giuliano Cernada


"Very useful and I learned a lot. Never used histogram, didn't seem functional, but now I can read the graphics better and apprehend how a photo can be improve."  Aramos


"Finally! I know how to use histogram :D love this course!"  Triputro Andy Priyono


  • Kasia Zmokla

    Instructor Bio:

    Kasia is a fine art photographer, designer and video creator with 20 years experience working in the Graphic Design industry. She worked full time for design studios in Poland, Ireland and Malta and independently as an artist, photographer and freelance designer for numerous clients around the world. Her work is displayed internationally including the Asia Contemporary Art Gallery in Singapore. Kasia is a founder of Digital Art Classes where she makes complex concepts easy to grasp. She is also an active contributor to several photo stock agencies including Alamy and Stockimo. Born in Poland. She received her formal training at the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw, Poland and graduated as a Master of Fine Arts in 2003.

    Kasia Zmokla

    Photographer & Educator

    Kasia Zmokla

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Understand Photographic Exposure
    Show Content
    • Welcome to the Course!
    • Quick Introduction
    • Human Eye vs DSLR - How Do They See The World
  • 02
    Histogram Tool in Action!
    Show Content
    • Your New Best Friend: Histogram
    • Histogram Analysis - Underexposed Image
    • Histogram Analysis - Low Key Image
    • Histogram Analysis - Overexposed Image
    • Histogram Analysis - High Key Image
    • Histogram Analysis - Low Contrast Image
    • Histogram Analysis - Low Contrast Image - Corrected 8 bit vs 16 bit
  • 03
    Get Correct Exposures with The Exposure Triangle
    Show Content
    • The Exposure Triangle
    • The Exposure Triangle: ISO
    • The Exposure Triangle - Shutter Speed
    • The Exposure Triangle - Aperture

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