Digital Cameras for Beginners

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Last updated: Dec 16, 2022


Excited to try digital photography? Start here! This course will walk you through the parts of a digital camera and some beginner settings, teach you commonly used camera terms, and help you compose beautiful pictures.

CEU Credits

Enrolled users will earn 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) upon completing the course.


  1. Learners will know how to use important parts of a digital camera and how to change beginner settings
  2. Learners will understand the meaning of common photography terms
  3. Learners will be able to apply their knowledge of lighting, shutter speed, focus, and composition to take a variety of photos

Additional Info

Prerequisite Skills

The ability to manage time and work independently on a course, the ability to read content at an eighth grade-level in a digital format (or accessibility tools to assist, like screenreader software).

Course Grading Policy

In order to receive CEU credit for this course, you must earn a score of 80% or higher on any quizzes.

Technical Skills and Equipment

  • Equipment: a computer, tablet, or smartphone, access to the internet, headphones (optional)
  • Skills: the ability to navigate a course within a web browser

Accessibility and Support

This course has been designed to be accessible for all users. It is accessible on both computers and mobile devices like tablets and phones. If you have questions about accessibility, please contact us.


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