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Wex Back-to-Basics | Using DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras (Norwich)

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Wex Back-to-Basics | Beginner’s Guide to DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Unit B, Frenbury Estate, Drayton High Rd, Norwich NR6 5DP

Friday 2nd August, 3pm-5pm


It’s time to turn off Auto in our re-vamped Beginner’s Guide to Cameras. We will cover all the basics from manual settings to understanding the technical aspects of photography.

This hugely popular 'Back-to-Basics' workshop is the first in this series of sessions suitable for complete beginners, alongside those wanting to brush up on their manual skills, led by our knowledgeable, in-store staff at Wex Photo Video, Norwich. The session will explain everything you need to know to get started in photography, including a run-down of your camera settings, to ensure you get the best possible results in a variety of common situations. It is a great opportunity to improve your photographic proficiency and meet people who share your interest in your local area.

The workshop will cover:

  • How to use the manual controls and navigate the menu

  • The difference between mirrorless and DSLR

  • Understanding ISO, shutter speed and aperture

  • The basic rules of composition


You will need:

  • Your DSLR/mirrorless camera and lens

  • Spare battery

  • Memory card

  • Your ticket


Chris Dunning

Chris Dunning


An experienced workshop leader at Wex and for the Camera Club, Chris has been passionate about photography and videography for a decade, having studied the former at university and worked in a freelance capacity on a number of projects prior to joining Wex.  Chris’s main photographic subjects are landscape, fine-art and street, but he is also interested in the creative potential of all modern imaging technology.