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Performing Arts & Photography

Digital Photography: Shoot Edit Print

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Evening

Duration 12 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

Digital Photography: Shoot Edit Print is an evening class taught at Edinburgh College’s Sighthill campus over 12 weeks.

The course teaches you how to get great results from your DSLR or mirrorless camera. Move off the auto settings and learn how to get great images every time.

You are taught how to use your camera, compose and capture images, use different shooting modes, and progress to full manual creative control of your camera.

You will learn to capture images in the RAW file format, use Adobe Photoshop to do basic editing and learn how to optimise images to create a final print. The course works for those new to digital photography as well as more advanced users.

What you will learn

  • Camera handling techniques
  • Semi-automatic modes
  • Manual exposure and the theory of the exposure triangle
  • Print optimisation.

Number of days per week

  • One evening a week, Thursday

Entry requirements

  • Interest in Photography.

English Proficiency Requirements

ILETS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Lightroom evening class
  • Creative Photoshop
  • Beginners or Foundation Photography courses with the small portfolio you will create.

 

Career options

  • Photographic assistant.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Evening 29/08/24 12 Weeks

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