Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 5
Study mode Evening
Duration 12 weeks
(see funding options)
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This course will introduce you to the skills and knowledge required to get you started in portrait photography. You’ll be introduced to various portrait styles and techniques, what equipment to use, and how to handle lighting conditions to achieve the desired effect.
You’ll learn the essential elements that make a good portrait and discover how to get the most from your subject using simple direction and posing tips. You’ll then apply these skills to planning and producing your own portraits. The course will also include basic post-production using Adobe Camera Raw & Photoshop as part of the digital workflow.
What you will learn
- Portrait Styles & Techniques
- Natural Light Portrait Photography
- Basic Studio Portrait Photography
- Direction & Posing Tips
- Basic Post-production using Adobe Camera Raw & Photoshop
This course will include a combination of practical projects and self-directed study. You will be set practical tasks to be completed as you work through the course.
Number of days per week
- One ever a week, Tuesday
- Interest in Photography.
English Proficiency RequirementsILETS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
- Creative Portrait Photography Evening Class
- Studio Photography Evening Class
- Foundation Photography
- Creative Photoshop Evening Class.
- Photography assistant.
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