Create Stunning Digital Photographs

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Create Stunning Digital Photographs

Course Hours: 
25
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Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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As a new photographer you’ve got to start somewhere and our Create Stunning Digital Photographs course is great place to start! The goal of this fun and informative course is to provide you with an introduction to digital photography and get you started on the path to becoming a great photographer. You’ll begin by learning the fundamentals of digital photography including composition, lighting, exposure and using your camera’s manual mode. Next, you’ll learn how to transfer pictures to your computer and how to use online sharing features. Finally, photography troubleshooting tips are provided, as well as advice on accessories that will make your passion easier and even more fun! 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify how composition, shutter, aperture, lighting, exposure and image file type affect a digital photograph
  • Recall how to troubleshoot and correct your own digital photography files
  • Recognize different techniques for shooting people, places, events, and animals using auto and scene modes
  • List techniques and fixes for common photo flaws

Create Stunning Digital Photographs Module 1
Exploring Digital Photography Basics

In module one, students will begin by building a strong foundation in basic digital photography. We will examine the principles behind composition, lighting, camera controls, and automatic shooting modes. These foundational topics will prepare you to start ‘seeing’ like a photographer and will better equip you to dive into capturing the perfect shot.

  • Choosing the Right Camera
  • Flash and Color Controls
  • Exploring Composition Basics
  • Capturing Motion
  • Automatic Shooting Modes

Create Stunning Digital Photographs Module 2
Exposure, Focus, and Color

In this module, students learn about basic picture options, such as picking exposure modes, selecting the right resolution, and differentiating between file types – JPEG, Raw, etc. You can take your photography skills to a new level by learning the basics of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO and this module will help you do so.

  • Shutter-Release Mode
  • Understanding Exposure
  • Manipulating Focus and Color
  • Depth of Field
  • Controlling Color

Create Stunning Digital Photographs Module 3
Getting the Shot

Building off of the technical components of digital photography learned in the last modules, you’ll put your knowledge to work learning how to photograph action shots, scenery and landscapes, close-ups, and portraits. Next, we focus on easy ways to view, download, and store the photographs you’ve taken by exploring play-back options, storage and software options.

  • Capturing Captivating Portraits
  • Shooting Better Action Shots
  • Viewing, Downloading, and Storing Pictures
  • Printing and Sharing Your Pictures
  • Preparing Pictures for Online Sharing

Create Stunning Digital Photographs Module 4
Accessories and Common Fixes

To round out this course, you’ll be introduced to some tips to enhance your photography skills, such as ways to correct exposure problems, achieve sharper focus, quiet image noise, and visual distractions. Also, this module introduces you to some pretty neat photography accessories that allow you to greatly expand your creative options and make life easier. 

  • Accessories to Enhance Your Photography
  • Correcting Exposure Problems
  • Cropping, Fixing Focus, and Quieting Noise
  • Maintenance and Emergency Care Tips
  • Battery Power, Memory Cards, Image Sensors

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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1400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742
United States
Phone: 240-500-2553

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