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    Here is a list of basic photography courses available in Singapore. I hope newbies will find it useful.

    Disclaimer : Information are gathered from websites, onlines forums and may not be updated. Do verify all the information including course fees and venue. Please use this list for reference only. It is not a list of recommended courses.

    Any additional info you have, pls PM me for consideration to add it in.

    Not in any order of merit.
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    SAFRA Bukit Merah (Telok Blangah )
    Course Venue : Bukit Merah (Telok Blangah )
    Fees : $52.50 (PC Member) $ 71.40 (SAFRA Member) $ 84.00 (Guest)
    Basic Photography
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    No of Lessons: 8 (including practical shoots)
    Practical Shoots: 2
    Website : http://www.safraphotoclub.com
    Contact No : 6377 3682
    Instructors: ???
    Topics :
     Basic knowledge about Cameras
     Lenses
     Exposure
     Practical Shoot (day shoot)
     Composition
     Films
     Flash
     Filters
     Close up
     Practical Shoot (night shoot)

    Basic Digital Photography
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    Fees : $164.85 (PC Member) $ 183.75 (SAFRA Member) $ 202.65 (Guest)
    Course Venue : Bukit Merah (Telok Blangah )
    No of lessons : There are 8 classroom and 2 practical lessons.
    Instructors : Victor Chick, Calvin Ng and Guek Peng Siong

    Photographic Society of Singapore(PSS)
    Course Venue : Selegie Road
    Fees: $144/$244 (Member/Non member)
    No of lessons : 12 lessons
    Website : http://www.pss1950.org
    Instructors : ???
    Topics covered :??? cant find info on their website
    Last edited by zguy; 15th June 2007 at 05:41 PM. Reason: Updating of info

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    Objectifs
    Course Venue : Liang Seah Street
    Fees : $300
    No of lessons : 7
    Website : http://www.objectifs.com.sg
    Instructors : Vivian Lee, Wee Kheng-Li , Richard Koh , Bryan van der Beek(1 instructor per run)
    Topics Covered :
    1. Camera handling
    2. Principles of photography
    3. Appreciation of the craft.


    Stanley Lim Color Centre
    Course Venue: Middle Road
    Fees : $210
    No of Lessons : 4 lessons of 3 hr each (including practical shoots)
    Practical Shoots: 3
    Website :????
    Instructor : Li JingSheng (nickname at clubsnap)
    Topic Covered:
    1)Inner & Outer workings of cameras
    2) Aperture,- Shutter Speed, " Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO relationship", Exposure and Metering System, Outdoor Practical 1
    3)Review of Practical 1,Composition, Outdoor Practical 2
    4)- Review of Practical 2, Techniques for Night Shoot, Outdoor Practical 3
    Last edited by zguy; 15th June 2007 at 05:44 PM. Reason: Updating of info

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    Substation
    Course Venue : Armenian Street
    Fees : $180
    No of lessons: 10
    Website : http://www.substation.org
    Instructor : Mr Lim Seng Tiong
    Topic covered

     History and Evolution of the camera
     Uses of different lenses and effects
     Films and the correct exposure
     Demonstration and practical session on film processing
     Demonstration and practical session on printing and enlarging
     Use of filters and their effects
     Composition of photographs
     Correct application of flash photography
     Studio Photography
     Photography under various light conditions
     Photography under different conditions
     Basic touch-up and framing

    Joseph Master Photography
    Fees : ??
    No of lessons : 11 (including practical shoots)
    Website : http://www.jmpjoseph.com/
    Instructor : Joseph K. S. Tan
    Topics Covered :
     Proper Handling & Choices Of Cameras & Lenses.
     Correct Use of Shutter Speed, Exposure Value, Depth of Field
     Composition & Color Slides
     Outdoor Photography
     Outdoor Photography Outing (Practical)
     Developing Of Film (B & W) (Practical)
     Indoor Photography
     Flash Photgraphy
     Night Photography Outing (Practical)
     Contact Printing & Darkroom Procedure
     Final Assessment Clinic/Print Assessment
    Last edited by zguy; 15th June 2007 at 05:45 PM. Reason: Updating of info

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    Updated

    Disclaimer : Information are gathered from websites, onlines forums and may not be updated. Do verify all the information including course fees and venue. Please use this list for reference only. It is not a list of recommended courses.

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    Thanks zguy for the post! zguy and others here, can you please share any experience/knowledge about the content/quality of this basic course conducted by PSS? Any better recommendations for a basic course? Thanks in advance for all opinions and suggestions.
    Cheers!

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    Wow! great effort zguy
    mods can make this a sticky? i'm sure it'll be helpful for newbies

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    Great job zguy.

    Mod, pls make this a sticky, can??
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

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    Tks zguy. certainly find it useful for newbies like me.

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