Beginners Guide to Digital Photography

  • Chichester Campus
  • 15.01.2020 - 10 Weeks
  • £ £144

This course aims to teach the very basics of Digital Photography utilising the settings and controls of your camera. Explore photo manipulation using Adobe Photoshop to produce stunning digital prints. For the first session you will need your camera and the manual if you have one, memory card and USB lead to connect to a computer. A book for your notes. Suggested Equipment: Whilst a digital compact camera is acceptable, to get the most from this course we recommend that students have a dslr camera (digital Single Lens Reflex camera). Tuesday Evening Sessions: 18:00 - 20:30 (Autumn Term) Wednesday Evening Sessions: 18:00 - 20:30 (Spring Term)

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Guide to Digital Photography – Next Step

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Entry Requirements?

Students who want to understand how the creative controls can be used to produce images where they are in control of the camera settings rather than automatic modes.

What will I study?

You will learn how to use your camera fully, download your photo images into the PC, how to manipulate them and produce a finished print. By the end of the course you should be able to set camera controls to create correctly exposed images in differing situations, download images to a computer, manipulate and print images.

How will I be taught?

Practical demonstration by the tutor One to one tuition within the group Individual/group discussion/evaluations of the practical work achieved

How will I be assessed?

Continuous classroom assessment based on Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement (RARPA)
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Five highlights

  • 1 Develop new skills and techniques
  • 2 Meet new friends in a safe enviroment
  • 3 Good range of facilities and services
  • 4 Appropriate classroom/workshop
  • 5 Course is structured and well managed with helpful feedback