Introduction to Photography
Online Short Course
The modules of this short course have been designed especially with the aim to introduce you to the essential settings of your camera and how to use them. Whether you have experience in photography and want to refresh your basic techniques, or you are an amateur and need to gain foundational knowledge of the principles of photography, this course is ideal for you. You will be equipped with the tools to approach subjects to reflect your personal vision. This course will also introduce you to the tools you can use to edit, store and organise your photographs.
YOUR ONLINE COURSE CHECKLIST
- Stable internet connection
- Reliable broadband internet access
- A PDF viewer (e.g. Adobe Acrobat)
- Microsoft Word/Pages (ability to export documents as PDF files)
- A web browser (latest version) e.g. Chrome/Firefox/Internet Explorer
- Ability to scan and upload documents
- Email/Cell phone for notifications and communication
- DSLR Camera
- Battery for the camera
- Memory card (SD, CF – Minimum 1 GB)
- USB cord to connect camera to computer
- Tripod (optional)
MEET YOUR SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT (SME)
Julian Goldswain has a B.Tech Photography (cum laude) from N.M.M.U. He is an award winning professional photographer practising in the corporate media space. His social documentary work has been exhibited locally and overseas. Passionate about training, he founded School of Light. Julian won the 2007 Bronze for Documentary, Fuji Professional Award and the 2008 Bronze, Advertising, Sony Profoto Award.
meet your Online Academic Tutor
Each Damelin Online course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.
The Online Academic Tutor who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offering advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects of the course. As a complimentary online service, students will be contacted by their Online Academic Tutor over phone and/or by their registered email.
Orientation Module | Week 1
Module 1 | Week 2
Getting to Know your Camera
Module 2 | Week 3
Making Visual Decisions
Module 3 | Week 4
Composition and Framing
Module 4 | Week 5
Light and Exposure
Module 5 | Week 6
Module 6 | Week 7
Basic Editing in Google Photos
Module 7 | Week 8
WHY An Introduction to Photography COURSE?
When you see the world in a unique way, you want to share that vision. This course will guide you to share that vision. Whether you are an absolute beginner with a desire to learn a new skill or someone who needs to take better photographs for practical purposes, this course will help you gain creative control over your camera.