Digital Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY

Type:

Open Study

572

Course No:

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Overview

Are you into digital photography? 

Maybe you want to start your own photography business?

or want to learn how to take professional photographs?

Then this is where this course can help you!

Take on a new challenge within the exciting world of digital photography with an award-winning distance learning provider. 

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand that photographers are used for a wide variety of events such as parties, school portraits, weddings, magazines, family photography and advertising agencies

  • Learn how to master the techniques that are used within the professional photography industry

  • Discover the elements of lighting, exposure and how to take photographs for portraiture and people photography

  • Ideal for beginners, this course is full of tips and information that you won’t find anywhere else!

Course Content

UNIT 1: KEY TOPICS

  • History of photography

  • Equipment and accessories

  • Light

  • Exposure

  • The photographic process


UNIT 2: EXTENDING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Composition, viewpoint and framing


  • Digital cameras

  • Data storage and transfer

  • Printing

  • Scanning

  • Digital image editing and Photoshop


UNIT 3: PHOTOGRAPHY IN PRACTICE

  • Specialist area: Portraiture

  • Specialist area: Landscape

  • Other specialist areas

  • Extending the single image

  • Section summary


UNIT 4: ADVANCED TECHNIQUE

  • Further Photoshop

  • Digital restoration

  • Careers and opportunities

  • Final project submission assignment

Other Information

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing (a partner of UKDLP) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. 

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end, the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

Digital Photography

Course No:

572