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Certificate in Digital Photography

Provided by  Open Colleges

Course Overview

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Discover how to use industry-standard programs and develop the necessary skills to create a great portfolio. More importantly than ever, you'll also learn ways in which to market yourself and your photography.

In learning digital imaging skills and armed with a DSLR camera, you can venture your way into the exciting world of freelance photography.

This is a comprehensive course designed to teach you specialist skills in camera use and operation, image editing and using Adobe Lightroom. Get exposed to different styles of photography, such as street photography, landscapes and portrait photography.

The final modules cover the all-important subject of lighting and what next steps are available to you in your career or study path.

Video content throughout the course aims to make the course content easily digestable and practical. Enjoy the ride with this leading-edge online course in photography.

Course Quick Look

Awarded By:
Open Colleges
Study Mode:
Maximum 12 months
Nationally Recognised:

Career Outcomes


Shoot and share: The DSLR camera explained

  • Introduction to DSLR camera operation
  • Shooting in auto mode
  • Shooting in semi-automatic modes
  • Lighting and composition
  • The virtual darkroom: Lightroom

Go manual - be in control

  • Shooting in program mode
  • Shooting in manual mode
  • Lighting and composition
  • The virtual darkroom: Lightroom

Master outdoor shooting: daylight and mixed light

  • Photojournalism
  • Street photography
  • Family activities and sports
  • Nature and landscapes

Master indoor shooting: artificial and mixed light

  • Night events and special occasions
  • Interiors
  • Product, food and macro

Get a grip on portrait and wedding photography

  • Portrait: colour and black and white
  • Wedding: colour and black and white

Going to the next level

  • Creating a portfolio
  • Promoting your work
  • The next step: freelancing

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