Bite Size: Digital Photography
OverviewA tutor-led demonstration introducing learners to the main functions and formats of their digital camera. Suitable for learners who have just started or who are about to start, using a digital camera. Learners need to bring the following to the first class: notebook and pen. Details of their digital camera if they have one.
The course will cover the following using a Powerpoint slideshow and examples from the tutor.
1. Digital cameras - key specifications. Matching what you want to do with which type of camera to choose. Includes how many megapixels, zoom lens size, memory type.
2. Using the camera - how to get the best from the camera. Includes choosing picture quality settings versus memory card size, how to optimise battery life, avoiding camera shake by choosing correct camera modes, basics of photography such as composition, depth of field, what makes an interesting photo.
3. Essentials of Printing - choice of printer, dots per inch (dpi), quality modes, paper types, finish (gloss, matt), thickness (gsm), maximising cartridge life.
4. Introduction to editing and software (based on Photoshop). Overview of Photoshop and what it can do. The tutor will demonstrate via slideshow several example images being edited with Photoshop.
*PLEASE NOTE- The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled learners will be notified 3 days prior to the start of the course and are entitled to claim for a full refund of their course fees.
ProgressionLearners can progress laterally to other photography courses.
AssessmentProgress on this course will be tested through quizzes/informal tests.
Entry RequirementsThere are no formal entry requirements for this course.
QualificationsThis course does not lead to a formal qualification.
Work PlacementLearners do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.
Additional CostsThere are no additional costs associated with this course.
|Code||Location||Start||End||Times||Day||Duration||Cost (Year 1)|
|97500 121302||Newbury College||09/02/2013||09/02/2013||10:00 to 13:00||Saturday||1 Days||£16.00|