THE VYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOL
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY – INTRODUCTION – PART 1
Programme title: Level: Tutor:
Digital Photography – Introduction – Part 1 1 Dave Chaplin
Programme fee: Start date: Venue:
£40.00 15 September 2009 The Vyne Community School
Other costs: Day/Time: Length of programme:
None Tue: 7.00-9.00pm 5 weeks
Aims of programme:
An introduction to digital photography, from taking a picture to exploring the
various controls and menu options on a typical camera
Goals (By the end of the programme you will be able to:)
1. Change the main controls and selecting the best settings
2. Use a range of techniques to develop picture taking skills
3. Identify the main conditions that affect a picture’s quality and how to
4. Analyse photographs constructively to identify different qualities
About the Programme:
• Types of digital cameras and the main functions they have available
• History of digital photography, advantages/disadvantages
• Techniques to help achieve a ‘sharp’ in-focus picture
• Composition and framing of the subject
• Exposure considerations: Shutter Speed, Aperture Size, ISO Sensitivity,
• In-camera menu options: Editing, Saving, Formats
• Constructive analysing of photographic images
• Typical additional equipment you may wish to consider
For the first session you will need to buy/bring:
Digital Camera (and hand book if available, but not essential)
This course provides progression to:
Progression onto Level 2 Course
You can get additional information or book on the course at:
The Vyne Community School
Vyne Road, Basingstoke. RG21 5PB
Tel: 01256 407037/407042
Course fees can be paid by Cash, Credit/Debit Card or Cheque (payable to: H.C.C.)
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