Conventional Basic Photography( commencing on 10 Jan 2005)

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Jan 3, 2005
Hi everyone

Discover the joy of photography, touted as the world’s most popular hobby. This course is specially designed for film 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, Goh Kim Hui,
Jane Chua, Hui Man Yan, Maria Sin, Darren Tong

Module 1 lesson 1: (Edward)
Types of cameras (compact, SLR, medium format)
Digital versus film cameras
Types of lenses
What is focal length?
Film format (35mm, 120 and sheet)
Types of film (slides, negatives and B/W)

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: (Darren Tong)
Darkroom equipment and setup
Types of paper
Film processing demonstration

Module 3 Lesson 2: (Maria Sin)
Demonstration to printing
test strip
Burning and dodging

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)
Introduction to Digital Photography
enhancement software

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