An Introduction to Photography

Take control of your camera
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Food Photography

What you'll learn

Take control of your camera and capture creative images

Master using your camera in manual mode

Get creative with your photography

Understand exposure and light

Learn about cameras and lenses for beginners

Master aperture, shutter speed, depth of field and ISO

Learn how to take sharper photos

Follow along at your own pace, on mobile or desktop

Cover all the photography essential tips for beginners

This course will give you all the essential photography skills necessary before progressing onto our advanced photography course!

It’s inspired me to go out and shoot in manual mode and be more creative. You show something, demonstrate it, let us imitate it and then we’ll go and practice it.
John, KTE Member
Karl’s enthusiasm and passion for photography is infectious, I recommend that you catch some of that from him.
Lesely, KTE Member

Get started at any level

After this class, you’ll consistently shoot stunning photos that get noticed.

Introduction to Photography

Introduction to photography classes

This course is the perfect place to start for anyone wanting to learn how to master manual mode on their DSLR camera. The skills taught throughout these classes will transform your images and give you the confidence and control to get out there and start experimenting with your camera. See how creative you can be with inspirational new techniques whilst capturing stunning photographs.

Travel and Landscape Photography

Paris Cityscape

We all love to take pictures when on on our adventures. By following the tips in this course, you’ll learn the skills needed to capture images you’ll be proud to display and share. Karl also teams up with professional landscape photographer Nick Després to teach you simple and repeatable techniques to help your landscapes images from mundane to magical.

Compact Camera Photography

Photographing Kids

Learn how to take impressive portraits, family and group shots, landscapes, nighttime images and creative macro photos on your compact camera. Karl explores each camera setting and teaches you how and when to use them whilst clearly showing the different results you can achieve along the way. Step by step, master the multitude of settings on your camera and achieve beautiful results.

Essentials Photography Classes Include...

Interior Architecture Photography

Interior Architecture Photography

Learn architecture photography and get great tips for shooting in low light.
How do cameras work?

How do cameras work?

Master the fundamentals of photography.
Composition

Composition

Learn about the rule of thirds, when to use it and when not to use it.
Street Photography

Street Photography

Learn how to light & style a pot of tea using studio lights & simple accessories.
Sunset Landscape

Sunrise, Sunset & Night Time Landscapes

Learn what camera settings and equipment to use at any time of day.
Studio Portrait

Understanding Exposure

Understand the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

Our Pricing Plans

With all our plans you get access to over £8198 worth of classes & live shows, PLUS more are added to all plans every month!

Monthly Plan

£14
Per Month

Cancel online at anytime

Unlimited Access To All Courses

All Live Shows & Replays

New Courses Every Month

Live Shows Every Month

Training Support

Competitions with Amazing Prizes

Discounts Off Top Brands


Annual Plan

£120
Per Year (Save £48)

Cancel online at anytime

Unlimited Access To All Courses

All Live Shows & Replays

New Courses Every Month

Live Shows Every Month

Training Support

Competitions with Amazing Prizes

Discounts Off Top Brands

Plus 3 x Lens Pouches

Camera Lense Pouches

Plus 1 x Comfort Camera Strap

Comfort Camera Strap

Lifetime Mentor Plan

£745
Lifetime Access, Mentoring & Certification

Lifetime access

Unlimited Access To All Courses

All Live Shows & Replays

New Courses Every Month

Live Shows Every Month

Training Support

Competitions with Amazing Prizes

Discounts Off Top Brands

Plus 3 x Lens Pouches

Camera Lense Pouches

Plus 1 x Comfort Camera Strap

Comfort Camera Strap

Plus 1 x X-Rite Color Check Passport

X-Rite Color Check Passport

Mentorship Includes

Certification and accreditation from Karl Taylor based on your contributed portfolio

Certificate

Personal assessment via video with advice on your work with a tailored plan

Certificate

Follow up assessment of your progress prior to certification


Meet Your Tutor

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Karl Taylor is a professional photographer with over 20 years experience. As a one of the leaders in the industry, he has built up an impressive portfolio of big name clients such as the BBC, Specsavers & Hasselblad Camera Company and is renowned for his precise attention to detail and exquisite control of light. With an extensive knowledge in a range of genres, Karl inspires and educates his members time and time again, helping them to take their photography to the next level. Follow along from the comfort of your home, office or on the go as he demonstrates the skills needed to start creating stunning images through clear step by step teaching. With a tutor like Karl by your side, learning photography couldn’t be any more enjoyable or straightforward. Learn more about Karl here.

Visit Karl's website at
karltaylor.com 

I cannot believe all the information you get on the courses for such a low fee! Thanks Karl Taylor for sharing all this with us.
Folarin , KTE Member

Online Support

Our goal is to provide a superior learning experience, which is why we’re always on hand to answer questions and offer support.

Photo Critiques

Picture critiques allow members to submit images on a particular topic and receive professional feedback.

All Genres Of Photography

Our courses cater to all levels of photographers, covering everything from fashion to food or portrait to product photography.

Grow Your Photography Business

Learn how to run a successful photography business, including how much to charge, how to market your yourself and grow your business.

Live Photography Workshops

Watch step-by-step photography demonstrations that cover everything from product shoots to portrait lighting techniques.

Live Talk Shows With Top Photographers

Learn from leading professionals as they join Karl in the studio to share their photographic knowledge.

Competitions

Exclusive photography competitions for our members, with prizes from cameras to studio lighting.

Exclusive Member Discounts

Karl Taylor Education members can enjoy special discounts on a variety of  partner brands.

Watch on your computer, tablet or phone.

Learn in your own time, at your own pace.

Cancel at anytime

You can easily cancel your subscription at any time.

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