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Beginner's Guide to Photography by Steve Young

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Teacher Steve Young

Wedding & event photographer in Warwickshire.

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0h02m

Beginner's Guide to Photography - Channel Introduction

An introduction to my channel, which is designed for beginner photographers who struggle with anything technical!
Already chosen your camera? Start here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc&t=9s

Photography gear that I use & recommend:

USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

0h15m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 1: How to Choose a Camera

Some important things to consider when choosing a camera.

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIOtZ56Nmwk
Part 7 – How to Choose Camera Bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDTcEcQaNqM
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0h21m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 2: 5 Tips to Improve Your Photography

5 quick tips that will take your photos from 'meh' to wow!

Buy the Canon 50mm lens here (UK): http://amzn.to/265yO4W
Buy the Canon 50mm lens here (USA): http://amzn.to/1X0pjQq

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI
Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/w

0h10m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics

A simple method for shooting in low light without a tripod or flash. This is a quick way to shoot things that are out of reach of a flash, without the hassle of a tripod.

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com

0h09m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod

A brief guide to achieving the best possible low light results without using a flash.

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIOtZ56Nmwk
Part 7 – How to Choose Camera Bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDTc

0h12m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash

A brief guide to using a camera flash.

Yongnuo Flash for Canon (UK): http://amzn.to/265z6Jb
Yongnuo Flash for Canon (USA): http://amzn.to/1US8IxS
Rogue Flashbender 2 (UK): http://amzn.to/1Qc6RNc
Rogue Flashbender 2 (USA): http://amzn.to/1X0p87J

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
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Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses

A brief guide to choosing camera lenses.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Canon 50mm f1.8 (UK): http://amzn.to/1Qc7dDl
Canon 50mm f1.8 (USA): http://amzn.to/1US8h6O
Canon 85mm f1.8 (UK): http://amzn.to/1Sf4HAI
Canon 85mm f1.8 (USA): http://amzn.to/1WpenNM

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 6 – Camera

0h30m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained

The ‘exposure triangle’ explained simply using diagrams and wedding photo examples.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIOtZ56Nmwk
Part 7 – How to Choose Camera Bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDTcEcQaNqM

A little mo

0h17m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography

In this video I take you through the camera and flash settings that you might choose to use, from the very basic through to more advanced options.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 4 - How to choose camera lenses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4-1h8X9WPM
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 7 – H

0h08m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 7 - How to Choose Camera Bags

A few things to think about when buying camera bags.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Think Tank Retrospective 5 (UK): http://amzn.to/23xqIhs
Think Tank Retrospective 5 (USA):http://amzn.to/1XkRQjS
Think Tank Retrospective 20 (UK): http://amzn.to/1WQHrvU
Think Tank Retrospective 20 (USA): http://amzn.to/1US7OS8
AmazonBasics Backpack (UK): http://amzn.to/1Xel2Jl
AmazonBasics Backpack (USA): http://amzn.to/1QYjf3z
Think Tank Airport Security 2 (UK): http://amzn.to/1Tx0NkE
Think Tank Airport Security 2 (USA): http://amzn.to/1US86Z6

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photograph

0h06m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 8 - How to choose camera straps

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkCV3cFz0
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0VgDbIFIc
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-RPQcUCg
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCDbRprOw
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj6HCzEg
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwhfVR0ng
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIOtZ56Nmwk
Part 7 – How to Choose Camera Bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDTcEcQaNqM

A little more about me at www.steveyoungphotography.co.uk

0h18m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 9: 'Live' shooting tutorial in 3 different lighting conditions

In this video I take you through all of my thought processes and button presses when shooting in 3 different lighting conditions.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkC...

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkC...
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0Vg...
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-R...
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCD...
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj...
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwh...
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIOtZ...
Part 7 – How to Choose Camera Bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDTcE...

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0h13m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 10: Focal lengths for portraits and depth of field explained

In this video we look at focal length choices for portraits and explain the 4 things that impact on depth of field/background blur.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkC...

Part 1 – How to Choose a Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXnkC...
Part 2 - Five Tips to Improve Your Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or0Vg...
Part 3(a) - Low Light Photography Basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqp-R...
Part 3(b) - Low Light Photography With a Tripod: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_bCD...
Part 3(c) - Low Light Photography With Flash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7Rsj...
Part 5 – Exposure: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO Simply Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUHwh...
Part 6 – Camera Settings for Flash Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIOtZ...
Part 7 – How to Choose Camera Bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDTcE...

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0h19m

Beginner's Guide to Photography Part 11 - Photo Editing Basics

In this part we look at the importance of shooting in RAW and I take you through the editing of several photos 'live'.

Photography gear that I use & recommend:
USA: http://amzn.to/2veeWjm
UK: http://amzn.to/2wATd4q

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/steveyoungphotographyuk/?hl=en

Full Free Online Course: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTVCvL5rgbM&list=PLgHhZ0HsaXrzy15ipfDallQsEWj-M51aI