Creative Controls

Daniel Tückmantel

Essential Skills

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of aperture, shutter speed and focal length and their combined effect on visual communication.
  • Increase familiarity and fluency of operating camera equipment.
  • Through research study and observe the use of creative controls in the creation of photographic images.
  • Produce photographic images demonstrating a practical knowledge of depth of field, timed exposures and perspective.


The choice, arrangement and design of a subject within the frame determines the effectiveness of its communication. Communication can be increased by having a better ...

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