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International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Introduction To Photography And Digital Processing

Short Course

Overview

The Introduction to Photography & Digital Processing short course has been designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of digital photography and digital image processing. The participants will perform manual capture and gain knowledge and understanding of ‘seeing’ images and learn how to download images to a computer for manipulation, output and filing via Adobe Light room.

Suitable For:

Anyone interested in the industry as an introduction to photography capture and process

Course Outcomes:

On completion of the “Introduction to Photography & Digital Processing” short course, participants will have gained the skills and knowledge to:

  • Make basic camera/menu adjustments and capture images in automatic and manual modes
  • Download images to a computer for manipulation, outputting and filing via Adobe Light room.

Topics Covered:

  • Camera Settings:
    • Shutter Speed
    • Aperture
    • ISO
  • White Balancing:
    • Daylight
    • Fluorescent
    • Tungsten
    • Cloudy
    • Custom balance
  • Exposure:
    • Spot metering
    • Matrix metering
    • Under/ Over exposure controls
  • Lenses:
    • Focusing
    • Perspective distortion
    • Optical and Digital Zoom
  • Practical Photo Shoots:
    • Portrait
    • Street
  • Downloading images:
    • Card readers
    • Direct from camera
  • Image Downloading into Lightroom:
    • Naming and Sorting images
  • Image Editing:
    • Lightroom Develop/adjustments of images
    • Output images for social media, email, print

Requirements

No prior knowledge or experience required.

Materials

Camera, Pen and paper, Laptop (if prefer to work digitally).