Subject Aims Objectives   Method
week 1 Welcome and Summery of course        
 

Theory of Digital Photography:

  • How a Digital Camera works
  • Difference between Point & Shoot, Bridge & DSLR
  • Sensor Size
  • Understanding Shooting Modes
Becoming familiar with your camera

Gain an insight into how a camera works. 

 
  Lecture & some Practical
week 2 Exposure        
 

Exposure

  • Aperture 
  • Depth of Field
  • Shutter Speed
  • ISO
Give insight into what makes an image Grasp basic principles of how Aperture Shutter speed   Practical
week 3 Camera Shooting Modes        
 

Modes

  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Night / low light 
  • Action / Sport
Understand how these modes affect image Become familiar with each mode and when to use it   Lecture & some Practical
week 4 Composition        
 

Composition

  • Rule of Thirds
  • Angles of view

Appreciate what makes a nicely balanced picture

Understanding of basic composition rules

Learn how to apply rule of thirds   Lecture & some Practical
week 5 Differential focusing        
 

Differential focusing

  • Seeing things differently
How focus can effect images Show how to Focus on main subject highlighting theme   Lecture & some Practical
week 6 Putting it all together        
 

Putting it all together

  • Applying Understanding
  • Which mode suits condition
  • Take it to the next level
Appreciate all different modes / composition / focus using the right setting for each subject

Make the right choice. 

Take it to the next level

  Lecture & some Practical
           

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