The basics of photography 

— Jenny 22 Places



About This Course

The art of photography is a blend of technique and creativity. In this comprehensive course on the basics of photography, you will get to know both aspects and enhance your skills as a photographer.

The first part of the course focuses on the technical aspects of photography. You will learn how a camera works and how you can use its various settings and features to achieve the desired results. Here, you will become familiar with terms like aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You will learn how these elements affect exposure and how you can utilize them to create creative effects, such as motion blur or depth of field.

Once you master the basics techniques, the course moves on to composition. Here, you will learn how to arrange your subjects so that they are aesthetically appealing and interesting. You will get to know various composition techniques, such as the rule of thirds, leading lines, and the use of color and texture.

Just as important as technique and composition is the understanding of light and how it affects photography. In this part of the course, you will learn how to use natural and artificial light to create the desired mood and atmosphere. You will also learn how to deal with various lighting conditions, from bright daylight to challenging indoor lighting.

Furthermore, the course offers an introduction to photo editing. With programs like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, you can enhance and adjust your photos after taking them. You will learn how to perform basic edits, such as adjusting brightness and contrast, cropping and straightening photos, and removing unwanted elements.

The course concludes with a discussion about various genres of photography, from portrait and landscape photography to street and night photography. For each genre, you will receive specific tips and techniques to improve your skills.

This course is complemented by practical exercises and projects that will help you apply what you have learned and refine your skills. Through the feedback of the course instructor and fellow students, you can recognize your strengths and identify areas for improvement.


Jenny 22 Places
Jenny and Basti are the dynamic duo behind 22places, a popular platform renowned for its exceptional travel tips, captivating photography, and inspiring storytelling. Not just the founders of 22places, they are also seasoned travelers, proud parents, accomplished photographers, best-selling authors with Spiegel, and lovers of all things under the sun. Their varied interests and passions beautifully converge to form the core of their work at 22places. One of the most distinctive aspects of 22places is its emphasis on quality and utility. Every piece of content, whether it's a travel guide, a photographic essay, or a blog post, is meticulously crafted to ensure that it provides the best and most helpful travel advice possible. The goal is to inspire and equip their audience to explore the world with confidence, curiosity, and a sense of adventure. Working alongside a fantastic team and a roster of excellent writers, Jenny and Basti pour their heart into their work each day. Their dedication to their community is evident in the care and attention to detail that goes into every aspect of 22places. They view their work not just as a business but as a service to fellow travel enthusiasts who share their passion for discovery. But what truly sets Jenny and Basti apart is the authenticity of their journey. As parents who balance their professional commitments with their family life, they embody the possibility of pursuing one's passions without compromising personal values and responsibilities. Their life is a testament to the idea that one can indeed travel the world, build a successful enterprise, raise a family, and enjoy the journey along the way. Through 22places, Jenny and Basti have created more than just a platform for travel enthusiasts; they have built a vibrant community where people from all walks of life can share their love for exploration, photography, and the joy of discovering new places. Their work is a celebration of the world's diversity and an invitation to experience its wonders firsthand.


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