Ideal Beginners Online Photography Course
Unit 1: Basic composition
Learn how to effectively compose your photographs, just like an expert.
Unit 2: Creative use of Shutter speed
Learn how to creatively control the speed of the camera shutter for many outstanding visual effects.
Unit 3: Creative use of depth of field
Learn how to play with depth of field to focus on certain parts of a shot with pin-point quality and sharpness.
Unit 4: Understanding Light
Learn how to 'see' the light and how to use it to your advantage to achieve those expert looking shots.
Unit 5: Understanding Exposure
Learn how exposure works and how to ensure you get the correct exposure for your shot – every time.
Unit 6: Photoshop - Bridge, Initial Saving of Images
• Transferring to Computer
• Renaming Files
Unit 7: Photoshop - Opening Images
Unit 8: Photoshop - Basic Adjustments
• Rotation & Cropping
• Dust Removal & Cloning
Unit 9: Photoshop - Preparing for output
• Re-sizing & Resolution
• Final Sharpening
Unit 10: Photoshop - Saving Work
Unit 11: Visualisation
Unit 12: Understanding your Histogram
Unit 13: Basic digital workflow
Unit 14: Urban Landscape
Unit 15: Visual Language
Unit 16: Final Major Project - Only applicable if you have booked the accreditation for this course.
This course has a flexible timetable, and you should allow a minimum of 150 hours to complete this course. How quickly or how long you take to complete the course is up to you. Some students will complete the course within a year others will take a bit longer.
Qualifications & Course Accreditation
Laser Learning Awards, is a leading UKOfquall registered awarding organization. This course has been accredited as a level 2 qualification (equivalent to GCSE marking standard).
All Capture and Create Online students have their own personal tutor, helping them with their coursework. They can contact their personal tutor by email or phone for all the practical advice they may need.
We are dedicated to your learning and we really are with you 100% of the way. You will have access to Our online student learning area, where you can access your learning materials. All submissions and feedbacks are completed through this portal.
Your work will be internally moderated, then externally verified and accredited by Laser Learning. This process can take a number of weeks after which your certificate will be posted to you.
Upon successful completion of the Foundation Photography Diploma, you could consider upgrading and broaden your skill base by completing our Professional Photography Diploma, Advanced Landscape Diploma or Portrait Diploma.
There is a chance you could have your course fees paid by a funding body. This will depend on your financial and personal situation, but because our courses are externally accredited and certified by a nationally recognized awarding body you are more likely to have your claim for assistance approved. Follow any of the links below for more information.
ONCE WE HAVE RECEIVED PAYMENT FOR THE COURSE, YOU WILL BE SENT YOUR COURSE STUDENT PORTAL LOGIN LINK, AND DETAILS TO GET YOU STARTED.