Camera School is a free skills course for beginners and enthusiasts wanting to brush up on their technique. All you need to take part is a DSLR, mirrorless camera or creative compact. The course is run by Practical Photography's team of experts and consists of six modules, each designed to help you take control of your camera and understand what all those dials and buttons do. The modules, published in Practical Photography, include bite-sized, jargon-free advice, simple step-by-step instruction and inspirational images. The course will cover a range of subjects and techniques, from landscapes and portraits to still life and the natural world. Camera School is a proven way to improve your skills and get inspired – just ask previous students...

“I took pictures I never knew I could and tried techniques I never thought I could master. I now look at the world in a different light.” Dawn Meekins

“The course showed me how to take control of the way photos came out. Recommended.” Keith Wilkie

“Gave me guidance, confidence, inspiration and the control to make great pictures.” Mike Brown

Sign up to Camera School and get all this...

  • Monthly projects and community galleries
  • Expert feedback on your homework images
  • Special certificates for every module you pass
  • Monthly emails that include exclusive videos
  • Instant access to a dedicated Facebook page

The course starts in the May 2017 issue of Practical Photography, on sale 13th April 2017.

In the meantime, discover exciting new camera skills for landscape photography, portrait photography, wildlife photography and travel photography.