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    Default Photography classes

    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.


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    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?

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    I'm shooting film so I'm looking at the conventional basic photography course...

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    Is there a combination of the digital photography & night photography? I shooting digital & loves shooting in the night

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    Default Night photography

    think the digital basic photography course in PSS.. they've got a night outing

    this is the course outline:

    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

    ASA rating


    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

    Flashlight basics


    Types of paper

    Module 3 Lesson 1: (Steven Yee)

    Digital Darkroom equipment and setup (Digital workflow)

    Software used

    Basic tools in photoshop

    Conversion to B/W

    Tone adjustment

    Module 3 Lesson 2: (Edward Cheong)

    Resizing of image

    Preparing the file for printing

    Plugin filters

    Creating slideshow

    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)

    Studio photography

    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.

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    Any URL to see for more information?


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