TAFE Plus Statement in Digital Photography Essentials

TAFE PLUS Statement

Course information

About the course

Course Number: 160-17150V01

This course teaches the fundamental and essential skills required to control a digital camera and how to produce beautiful photographs. This course includes:

•Computer skills with a focus on the needs with digital photography
•Digital camera controls and functions.
•Camera menu options and settings.
•How to use Shutter speed, Aperture and ISO for predictable and creative results and how to avoid fuzzy pictures.
•How to read a Histogram and achieve perfect exposure every time.
•Why and when to choose Manual, Automatic and Semi-Automatic shooting modes such as Aperture, Shutter or Program.
•Focal Length, Depth of Field, Perspective, Composition.
•How to download to storage device, organise, sort, archive and retrieve digital image files with a computer.
•How to manipulate, finesse and enhance digital photo files with computer software to bring out their best and make them shine.
•Learn from an internationally acclaimed professional photographer willing to share his box of tricks of 35 years’ experience
•Includes two 4hr weekend fieldtrips (dates confirmed upon enrolment)

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Offered on 1 campus

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