Short Courses

Introduction To Photography And Digital Processing

Have you ever wanted to learn the skills and knowledge of Photography and Digital Processing?

Course Code: SVA099

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.






Visual Arts
03 9269 8615

Course Outline

  • 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

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.

Suitable For

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



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

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


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


No prior knowledge or experience required.

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.
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