2nd January 2005, 01:17 PM
Hi, Was wondering if any of you out there have taken classes from PSS (Photographic Society of Singapore) or Objectifs... am presently considering taking classes from them but not sure which ones to go to... or if you've got better suggestions feel free to recommend.
3rd January 2005, 03:14 PM
That will depend what kind of courses you want to attend. There are Basic Digital Photography Course, studio lighthing, Night Photography Course etc...
How about Digital Basic Photography COurse? it happening on 25 JAn, 23 Feb, 8 Mar and 23 Mar. Am looking for people to go alone with me from 25 Jan onwards. You keen?
3rd January 2005, 10:05 PM
I'm shooting film so I'm looking at the conventional basic photography course...
6th January 2005, 12:12 AM
Is there a combination of the digital photography & night photography? I shooting digital & loves shooting in the night
7th January 2005, 12:22 AM
think the digital basic photography course in PSS.. they've got a night outing
this is the course outline:
DIGITAL BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE
Discover the joy of photography, touted as the world’s most popular hobby. This course is specially designed for digital camera users. Students are not required to purchase any cameras until after the first lesson when briefed by the instructor. Beside the basic theory and fundamental knowledge, you will be trained to develop a creative approach to capture images with impact. The modular course enables the students to be well rounded in photographic skills and knowledge in other fields like night, studio, digital and travel. Students will also benefit from the experience from the different instructors in the 7 modules. Upon completion of the course, the students are required to submit a portfolio of 6 pictures for assessment. A course certificate will be issued to students who clear the assessment.
Duration : 12 weeks, 2 hours per session
Course Fee : S$144 (member), S$244 (non-member)
Language : English/Mandarin
Pre-requisite : None
Instructors : Edward Cheong, Steven Yee, Darren Tong, Goh Kim Hui,
Jane Chua, Hui Man Yan
Module 1 lesson 1: (Edward)
Types of cameras (compact, SLR, medium format)
Digital versus film cameras
Types of lenses
What is focal length?
Digital media and file types
CCD versus CMOS
Module 1 lesson 2: (Edward)
What is Shutter speed?
What is aperture?
What is exposure?
Types of metering system
Depth of field
Composition (Rule of thirds)
Module 2 lesson 1: (Steven Yee)
Revision on Module 1 Lesson 2
Module 2 lesson 2: (Steven Yee)
What is your objectives in photography?
Titles in photography
Techniques (panning, use of frame, differential focusing, backlight, silhoutte)
Module 2 Lesson 3: (Steven Yee)
Module 2 Lesson 4: (Steven Yee)
Branches/specialisation in photography
Mounting for assessment
Types of paper
Module 3 Lesson 1: (Steven Yee)
Digital Darkroom equipment and setup (Digital workflow)
Basic tools in photoshop
Conversion to B/W
Module 3 Lesson 2: (Edward Cheong)
Resizing of image
Preparing the file for printing
Making portfolio album
Module 4: (Hui Man Yan)
Travel and Creative Photography
The art of seeing
Things to note for travel
Module 5: (Jane Chua)
Use of reflectors
Studio equipment and setup
Types of lighting techniques
Module 6: (Goh Kim Hui)
Night Photography outing
Module 7: (Goh Kim Hui)
Monitor and printer Calibrating for better colour accuracy
Upon completion of the course, the students are required to submit a set of 6 pictures for assessment.
A course certificate will be awarded for successful submissions.
Minimum 10 students to start the class. Maximum 20 students per class.
7th January 2005, 05:24 PM
Any URL to see for more information?