Digital Basic Photography( starts on 21 April 2005)

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Jan 3, 2005
Hi All.........

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

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