Digital Photography For Beginners

West Herts College
In Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley (England)

Price on request

Important information

Description

You will learn how to: Set up a digital camera, including the memory card, check battery status, set date and time etc. Retrieve and print a photo, portraits. Transfer images onto a computer, saving and re-sizing images and using delete commands. Resolution and file sizes. Macro and zoom settings. Composition rules, emailling photos.
Suitable for: This course is for anyone who has bought a digital camera and would like to learn the basics of using the camera, downloading images onto a computer and printing photos.

Important information

Requirements: None, however experience of keyboard and mouse essential.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2009
02 October 2009
11 January 2010
14 January 2010
15 January 2010
22 April 2010
23 April 2010
Hemel Hempstead
Marlowes, HP1 1HD , Hertfordshire, England
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13 January 2010
13 January 2010
21 April 2010
Kings Langley
Love Lane, WD4 9HN, Hertfordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Digital Photography

Course programme

Course suitability

This course is for anyone who has bought a digital camera and would like to learn the basics of using the camera, downloading images onto a computer and printing photos. Plus basic image manipulation using photoshop CS3.

Entry qualifications

None, however experience of keyboard and mouse essential.

Information about the course

Learning about digital cameras and how to use them to their best potential.

Course content

You will learn how to:

Set up a digital camera, including the memory card, check battery status, set date and time etc.

Retrieve and print a photo, portraits.

Transfer images onto a computer, saving and re-sizing images and using delete commands.

Resolution and file sizes.

Macro and zoom settings.

Composition rules, emailling photos.

The course content is subject to variation and/or change dependent upon the abilities of the students enrolled and the tutor teaching the class.

Additionality

Students will need to bring their own cameras and card readers.  If you do not own one please borrow a camera that you can use each week. 

All course materials will be provided. Optional but useful is a memory stick.

You will need your Student ID card, Learning Agreement and Invoice as these have your unique Student ID number for you to have access to a computer.

Assessment

No formal assessment.

Progression

Your tutor will be able to give advice and guidance during the course on progression opportunities.

 

Additional information

Payment options: UK/EU Fee : £100.00 Overseas Fee : £160.00 Part-time enrolments are subject to an additional annual registration fee of £10 payable once only per academic year (exemptions may apply).