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Digital Photography: An Introduction

This six-week course will give you an introduction to digital photography, giving you the opportunity to learn how to get the best out of the camera, as well as using basic image manipulation techniques. You can also use your own cameras on the course if you wish.

Entry requirements

An interest in photography would be an advantage.

Course content

During the course you will study the following topics:

  • An introduction to digital photography
  • Using the camera
  • Different shooting modes
  • Composition and viewpoint
  • Using light
  • Downloading/capturing
  • The digital work space
  • Toolbar – basic image manipulation (e.g. cropping, adjusting levels).

The workshops will enable you develop your skills and knowledge of using using digital-based photographic techniques. This is a studio-based course, with some location work taking place around the College grounds. There are a range of other courses that you can study alongside this course, such as black and white photography, or Photoshop.

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment on this course.

Further study and career options

Depending on your experience and qualifications, you can choose to use this workshop to support your application to an art and design course, such as a National Diploma, Higher National Diploma or a degree. Alternatively, you may wish to study Photoshop alongside this course.

Additional information

This course is taught in a studio environment, and you will need to bring your own digital camera. You will also work on PCs for image manipulation.

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions

Course Information & How to Apply

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To find out further information, or to enrol onto this course please contact our Customer Contact Team on Live Chat, call us on 01234 291000 or email us.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
6 weeks 23/09/2020 Wed 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £90 Cauldwell Street BBL730S1
6 weeks 11/11/2020 Wed 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £90 Cauldwell Street BBL730S2
6 weeks 12/01/2021 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £90 Cauldwell Street BBL730S3
6 weeks 02/03/2021 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £90 Cauldwell Street BBL730S4

 

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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