Manual Mode

Learn how to use your camera’s manual settings to get amazing photos from home.


can learn to shoot in manual mode!

It’s so frustrating when your child does something adorable and you grab your fancy new camera and take a photo and it’s completely dark, you missed it and your kid is now getting into something.


Whether you just want to take better photos of your own loved ones or you aspire to become a professional photographer, the first step is learning to shoot in full manual mode and control the way your DSLR takes photos.

Is this course for you?

  • You own a DSLR camera, mirrorless, or similar model that allows you to set your aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
  • You are frustrated by getting dark, bright, or blurry photos
  • You want to know how to get a blurry background or get the background in focus
  • You would like to control how your camera takes photos


Enroll Now

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Learn manual mode

Work through the modules at your own pace.

Get advice

Join the exclusive fb group to share images.

Check out these student photographs!

What is included with the eCourse?

This eCourse includes all course materials in various formats so that you can choose to use whichever helps you learn best. You will have lifetime access to the course and can stay and interact within the group as long as you like! The suggested timeline for the course is 3 months. 

This course is currently available for purchase for $150. 

Basic Photography Info

Learn the basics of your camera and more about photography, file storage, and ways to display or use your photos.

The Modules

This eCourse is split into 6 modules. Each module includes photography assignments to ensure you understand the content.

The Assignments

Take photos following the assignments during each module to make sure you understand fully before moving forward.

Online Support

Share your assignment images for more feedback and ask questions in our private facebook group.

Why choose Next Level Photo Education?


Meet Erika

With over 11 years of experience as a working photographer and a teaching degree, Erika has been teaching DSLR and kids photography classes locally since January 2018. She is currently teaching her 3 tween daughters to shoot in manual mode. 

Learning to shoot in manual mode took Erika years to master, despite taking college courses and purchasing several photography education programs online. The DSLR eCourse includes the same material presented in various ways to suite all learning styles along with online support because in order to take your photography to the next level, you have to make mistakes and learn from them along the way. 

To see more of Erika’s photography, visit www.hatfieldphotos.com

Take your photography skills to the next level!

        -Control how much of the scene is in focus

        -Capture moving subjects without blur 

        -Get good exposures quickly in any environment


Are you a DSLR owner who wants to get more out of your digital camera? 

All images Copyright 2020 Hatfield Photography LLC & Next Level Photo Education