This course is designed for digital camera owners with some previous experience of photography, and who also have some knowledge of working with computers.
Use a camera to capture creative images
This unit further develops candidates’ use of a digital camera and accessories, and understanding of the controls and settings in order to produce well-framed, correctly exposed and sharp images.
During this unit, learners will develop photographic skills by producing a range of exploratory images on a chosen subject. They will retrieve and process these images and review their aesthetic and technical value. They will learn the basics of safe working practices and the legal and ethical factors involved in photography.
Digital image manipulation
The learners will be able to identify the hardware and software required for image manipulation and understand the techniques required. They will prepare and process manipulated images with consideration of image quality and be able to evaluate their final images.