Short Courses

Basic Digital Camera

If you want to learn more about getting the best results from your digital camera, Melbourne Polytechnic's Basic Digital Camera introductory short course will appeal to you.

Course Code: SVA044

Fees: $420.00

Photography courses | Melbourne Polytechnic

Understanding what all those camera settings do will help you make the right decisions when taking photos.
Practical demonstrations in composition, lighting and camera controls will give you a good grounding in digital photography techniques.






Visual Arts
03 9269 8615


3 weeks
Total Hours: 21

Course Outline

  • components of a camera
  • viewfinders
  • resolution
  • recording mediums
  • white balancing
  • lenses and apertures
  • ISO/sensitivity
  • downloading images
  • shutters and exposure
  • practical photo shoots
  • image editing/Photoshop



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies and if this changes in the future we'll wear the cost of changing it back.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
Download Enrolment Form