Certificate In The Complete Pro Digital Photography Online Course

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The Complete Pro Digital Photography Online Course is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos or make a career out of photography. You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional looking photos.

Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this course is delivered online and consists of 13 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

The average time required to complete The Complete Pro Digital Photography Online Course is 4 weeks part time (however you can take as long as you need as there is no expiry date on course access, you have unlimited lifetime access to the course unless you have purchased through one of our 12-month libraries)

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Advance Photography Courses

This is one of a raft of advanced photography courses available to you through Courses for Success. Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your craft, we have the course that is right for you.

Module 1: Learn SLR Digital Camera

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How your camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi-exposures
  • Setting color and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practice
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 8: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Module 2: Professional Photography

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD-SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Color management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Unlimited Tutor Support

  • Email student support with any questions you have about the course
  • Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

 

Customer Reviews

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Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

20 September 2016 04:51:07 PM

Very professional awesome course...

10 September 2016 01:54:42 PM

this course was very informative

4 May 2016 10:22:27 PM

Great

15 March 2016 10:40:59 PM

Excellent online course.I would recommend this to people who are looking to study photography!Thank you so much.

15 February 2016 02:14:29 PM

this is a good course filled with a a lot of helpful information.

12 February 2016 10:04:19 AM

I have had some basic skills with photography, it has always cought my eye and i have learnt some things from my photographer,, this was a way to extend my knowledge to gain more interest and know more to become more knowing

21 January 2016 11:21:38 AM

Thank you David for hosting this course.

Being new to DSLR photography,I found it extremely easy to follow. The course covered everything I need to confidently go out and take photographs, be it for business or just pleasure.

The modules on setting up a business covered the legal as well as the finer points. and I will certainly be recommending this course to my photographer friends.
Thank you
Barb Wright

7 July 2016 04:04:32 PM

I was unsure about what to expect from the course however was absolutely delighted with the content and easy to follow videos. I have learned so much in such a short time even though I have been photographing for many years. Thank you so much for this excellent course covering so many aspects of photography.

22 June 2016 03:32:40 PM

The course was enjoyable and technical enough without being too over the top. It covered a wide range of photography and I would recommend it to others.

17 May 2016 10:53:43 PM

I found this course very easy to understand, I was able to learn allot more than I knew before.

11 May 2016 09:01:47 PM

Great

23 April 2016 01:45:14 PM

Thorough videos, although assignments would be better.

20 January 2016 10:41:32 PM

Some of it was a bit out dated but the same theory still applies,overall I am happy with the course

17 October 2018 03:40:25 PM

I found this course useful as a new DSLR owner; it gave me the basics to begin learning to shoot manual.

10 July 2016 04:19:51 PM

Really informative videos, would enjoy more written information and documents

17 April 2016 11:23:20 AM

This photography course was great for me as it allowed me to know more about the camera's features and functions in order for me to take great photographs. The course was easy to understand with lots of good tips. I really enjoyed doing it.

11 April 2016 12:36:34 AM

Very useful course for teaching technique along with practical tips to implement these techniques into developing a portfolio and starting a business. Some additional attachments to support the learnings of each module would be very helpful.

11 February 2016 04:25:26 AM

Good course!

21 November 2018 02:53:06 AM

The videos were long and I found it difficult to hold the information. I had to review the course numerous times.

About this Course

Get Ready to Snap with Your Pro Digital Photography Course!

The Complete Pro Digital Photography Online Course is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos or make a career out of photography. You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional looking photos.

Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this course is delivered online and consists of 13 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

The average time required to complete The Complete Pro Digital Photography Online Course is 4 weeks part time (however you can take as long as you need as there is no expiry date on course access, you have unlimited lifetime access to the course unless you have purchased through one of our 12-month libraries)

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Advance Photography Courses

This is one of a raft of advanced photography courses available to you through Courses for Success. Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your craft, we have the course that is right for you.

Module 1: Learn SLR Digital Camera

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How your camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi-exposures
  • Setting color and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practice
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 8: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Module 2: Professional Photography

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD-SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Color management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Unlimited Tutor Support

  • Email student support with any questions you have about the course
  • Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entry

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

 

(19)
Average rating 4 out of 5 stars
5 star
37%
4 star
58%
3 star
5%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%

20 September 2016 04:51:07 PM

Very professional awesome course...

10 September 2016 01:54:42 PM

this course was very informative

4 May 2016 10:22:27 PM

Great

15 March 2016 10:40:59 PM

Excellent online course.I would recommend this to people who are looking to study photography!Thank you so much.

15 February 2016 02:14:29 PM

this is a good course filled with a a lot of helpful information.

12 February 2016 10:04:19 AM

I have had some basic skills with photography, it has always cought my eye and i have learnt some things from my photographer,, this was a way to extend my knowledge to gain more interest and know more to become more knowing

21 January 2016 11:21:38 AM

Thank you David for hosting this course.

Being new to DSLR photography,I found it extremely easy to follow. The course covered everything I need to confidently go out and take photographs, be it for business or just pleasure.

The modules on setting up a business covered the legal as well as the finer points. and I will certainly be recommending this course to my photographer friends.
Thank you
Barb Wright

7 July 2016 04:04:32 PM

I was unsure about what to expect from the course however was absolutely delighted with the content and easy to follow videos. I have learned so much in such a short time even though I have been photographing for many years. Thank you so much for this excellent course covering so many aspects of photography.

22 June 2016 03:32:40 PM

The course was enjoyable and technical enough without being too over the top. It covered a wide range of photography and I would recommend it to others.

17 May 2016 10:53:43 PM

I found this course very easy to understand, I was able to learn allot more than I knew before.

11 May 2016 09:01:47 PM

Great

23 April 2016 01:45:14 PM

Thorough videos, although assignments would be better.

20 January 2016 10:41:32 PM

Some of it was a bit out dated but the same theory still applies,overall I am happy with the course

17 October 2018 03:40:25 PM

I found this course useful as a new DSLR owner; it gave me the basics to begin learning to shoot manual.

10 July 2016 04:19:51 PM

Really informative videos, would enjoy more written information and documents

17 April 2016 11:23:20 AM

This photography course was great for me as it allowed me to know more about the camera's features and functions in order for me to take great photographs. The course was easy to understand with lots of good tips. I really enjoyed doing it.

11 April 2016 12:36:34 AM

Very useful course for teaching technique along with practical tips to implement these techniques into developing a portfolio and starting a business. Some additional attachments to support the learnings of each module would be very helpful.

11 February 2016 04:25:26 AM

Good course!

21 November 2018 02:53:06 AM

The videos were long and I found it difficult to hold the information. I had to review the course numerous times.

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Course ID No.: CFS018bTCODPC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: 12 Months Course Access
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
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