One Day Introduction To Digital Photography
This is a beginners one day course and costs €150.00 total.
It is our primary course and commences the Saturday before our second level course“Two Day Digital Photographic Course”
If you have little or a limited knowledge of digital cameras and photographic techniques and/or Photoshop CC we strongly advise that you take the opportunities provided within this short one day course to consolidate and improve your basic knowledge of these essential elements before embarking on the two day “Digital Photographic and Photoshop CC Course” otherwise students will have varying skills/abilities and therefore without the knowledge that the Introductory Course offers may find themselves missing out on the full benefits that two day course offers.
Introduction to digital cameras
Exposure: Shutter speed techniques for exposure and effect
Learn about the aperture
Depth of Field
Gadgets and accessories
Introduction to Digital Manipulation:
Pixels and how they make up a digital file
Relationship between file size and resolution
Saving files in various formats
Image Manipulation – Photoshop CC
Introduction to Photoshop CC/Elements11
Image views. Displays and correction
Layout, palettes, workspaces
Restoration and retouching
Burning and dodging
Nik Filters and plugins
Working with text and images
Raw work flow
Light Room Vs Elements/Aperture
So on our one day introduction course you will learn how to use your camera in all modes you will understand which mode to use in differing situations.You will be able to use your camera with confidence in fully manual mode.You will understand how to shoot in raw & convert your raw images into working files.
We will look at many of the software options for post production of your images take a brief look at which applications do which tasks that suit your own workflow best.In short you will gain a solid working foundation to build upon as you progress in your chosen area of photographic disciplines.