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Friday 9th October 2020 Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens Kelmarsh Northampton Northamptonshire NN6 9LY

Taking control of your Nikon camera

Unleash your cameras full potential with this informative course covering the following models: D600, D610, D3100, D5100, D7000, D3& D3s, D300, D300(s), D800, D810, D800e


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This hands on course in conjunction with Nikon School is designed to get you confident with using your Nikon camera to its full potential. We will explore in depth the cameras advanced features, menu systems and give you the very best tips and tricks to get you shooting like a pro. As well as getting you to know your camera better, we will also be exploring creative techniques and approaches to help you improve your overall photography. We believe there is no better way to learn than to do, so this course will be jam packed full of practicalís to ensure that you are putting into practise what you have learned. At Kelmarsh house we will have our own dedicated training room and use of the beautiful gardens for our practicals. Throughout the day everyone is encouraged to ask questions and if there is any specific are of your camera you need more help with your tutor will be very happy to assist you.
On this course we will cover:
Camera buttons
Menu system
Setting up your camera
Using Auto, Aperture, Shutter and Manual mode
Camera shortcuts and tips
Creative approaches
Models covered in this course will include: D600, D610, D3100, D5100, D7000, D3& D3s, D300, D300(s), D800, D810, D800e

Your Tutor for the day is David Robbins. With a love of photography that spans 30 years David developed his passion into a career. Beginning in photo retail before starting his own photography business he has always enjoyed the more technical challenges of photography. His love of sharing knowledge led to him teaching photography first to teenagers before moving to Practical Photography magazine and then to Nikon UK. His technical approach suited working closely with working with many professionals and organisations who depend on photography. From press and sports photographers to scenes of crime officers and the Ministry of Defence. David has specialised in teaching photographic technics and showing non-professional photographers how to get the best from their camera. 

The day will start at 10:30 and finish at 16:00.

Lunch is not included but there is an onsite cafe where you can purchase food and refreshements. Hot drinks will be included throughout the day.

*This course is being run in conjunction with Nikon School to help provide training outside of the London area for Nikon users.

Currently all of our events will run in line with our Covid-19 policy that follows government guidelines. You can find our Covid-19 policy information page here.

Event requirements


  • Camera
  • Lenses
  • Notepad and pen


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


  • Low

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