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ahwatukee

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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?
 

ahwatukee

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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 ;)
 

ahwatukee

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

this is the course outline:

DIGITAL BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE
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

Histogram

CCD versus CMOS

Pixels



Module 1 lesson 2: (Edward)

What is Shutter speed?

What is aperture?

What is exposure?

Types of metering system

Focusing

Depth of field

Composition (Rule of thirds)

Patterns



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)

Outing



Module 2 Lesson 4: (Steven Yee)

Branches/specialisation in photography

Mounting for assessment

Flashlight basics

Filters

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



Assessment
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.



Quota

Minimum 10 students to start the class. Maximum 20 students per class.
 

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