Beginners Guide to Digital Photography

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This course aims to teach the very basics of Digital Photography utilising the settings and controls of your camera, examining photo manipulation using Adobe Photoshop to produce stunning digital prints.

Five Reasons to Study this Course at Chichester

  1. 1. Develop new skills and techniques

  2. 2. Meet new friends in a safe enviroment

  3. 3. Good range of facilities and services

  4. 4. Appropriate classroom/workshop

  5. 5. Course is structured and well managed with helpful feedback

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)

What our students say?

99% of our students felt they made the right decision on choosing Chichester College to study on our Adult and Community Learning courses.

  • Course type

    Part Time

  • Qualification

    Beginners Guide to Digital Photography

  • Awarding Body


  • Level

    Not applicable

Where next?

Guide to Digital Photography – Next Step

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.

Your course options

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ADE701CE1B Chichester Campus 10 weeks, 2.5 hours per week 12 January 2016 £132  Buy Now 
ADE701CE1A Chichester Campus 10 weeks, 2.5 hours per week 20 September 2016 To be advised  Apply Now 


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