Introductory Course - Introduction to Photography
SCQF Level: 3
What will I learn?
This course is designed to enable candidates to develop knowledge and understanding of the effective operation of a digital camera. The course includes the following topics:
- How Digital Cameras Work
- Theory of Digital Image Formation
- Lens Characteristics and exposure Control
- Framing and Composition
- Studio Lighting
- Editing and Correcting Digital Photographs
What qualifications do I need?
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, as it is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.
This course does not require a personal statement.
What can I do after?This course is a good starting point for those individuals who are interested in entering a career in photography. It is also an attractive option for those who are in employment and would like to undertake subject specific continuous professional development or develop their interest in photography.
You can enrol onto and start this course at any time throughout the year.
From your start date on the course you have up to 9 weeks to complete your course. You could complete your course in 2 weeks or use the full 9 weeks- it's up to you. Study whenever you want, at your own pace.