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Photography & Lightroom Foundations

Short Course

Overview

Course Overview


This is a basic introduction to DSLR photography and editing for entry level photographers looking to understand how their camera settings work. 

The powerful features of the DSLR camera are unlocked through interactive Landscape Photo Walk, Light Painting workshops and several creative assignments that support the theory.

 On completion of the course, students will have produced a completed a mini portfolio for website and print usage. 

Digital workflow processes that can be tailored this to your editing and library management requirements are covered on Apple computers. We demystify Lightroom tools includes editing photographs, exporting to various media platforms, key wording, library collections, copyrighting, watermarks.

The course is designed for enthusiasts wanting to take their creative photography skills to the next level.

Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of course.

Entry Requirements


  • A basic understanding of computers
  • 8/16Gb USB flash drive
  • A DSLR camera is recommended, although a mirrorless, hybrid or compact camera can be used.

Photographs taken during our workshops and during practical exercises will be used to edit in Lightroom.

It is optional to bring a selection of RAW, JPEG, TIFF or PSD files to edit during the course. iMacs with Lightroom CC will be supplied, although students are can make use of their own laptops.

  • Cape Town

Skills

You will learn


  • Using a Camera in Manual Mode
  • Lightroom CC
  • Keywording your photo library
  • Editing Photographs
  • Exporting Photographs for Print and Digital formats
  • Exposure: Creative use of Aperture and Shutter
  • Flash and Basic Lighting
  • Visual Communication in Creative Photography

Careers

Career Options


  • Get a jumpstart into the world of professional photography

Become a:

  • Junior Editor
  • Junior Sound Recordist
  • Production Assistant

Key facts

  • DURATION(S):

    8 Weeks Part Time

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  • COURSE TYPE:

    Short Course

Entry requirements

There may be no specific entry requirements for this course, however some previous experience and interest in chosen field is a must.

Please refer to the "Overview" tab for any course-specific entry requirements.

Fees and Payments

Fees: view our current Fee Schedule for information on our course fees. (Page 20)

Payment options: Full Payment Upfront, Quarterly Instalments, Monthly Instalments 

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