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    Thumbs up Digital BAsic Photography( starts on 18 May 2005)

    Hi all

    Another batch will start on 18 May 2005.....

    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

    Hurrry..before all are taken up...........
    Do drop us an e-mail to for registration.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Pasir Ris


    what is the time schedule like ?

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    The course is every wed from 730-930pm.

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    Where are the lessons conducted and how much is the membership cost ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kitkat
    Where are the lessons conducted and how much is the membership cost ?
    The lessons are conducted at our clubhouse.
    You can refer to the website for more details.
    Our membership is at a affordable cost of $80 for 2 years.
    Hope to hear from you soon.


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