Free Online Courses, Classes and Tutorials

Advanced Digital Photography

Free Course
Learn to control your camera exposure settings to give the style of image you want and add filters to enhance it in Photoshop
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive





View course modules

Advanced concepts in photography such as bracketing, flash photography, hyperfocal distance, focal length and perspective can be difficult to understand, however, in the course Advanced Digital Photography these concepts are clearly explained in a step-by-step manner with the use of visual aids and diagrams.

The course also explains the use of histograms and why being able to read them with confidence can greatly improve your ability to take correctly exposed photographs time after time. To help improve your post-production skills the course also reviews tools and processes in Photoshop such as the Clone Stamp, Photoshop filters and Photoshop file formats.

This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to go beyond the automatic setting on their camera. Having studied this course you will be more confident in taking manual control of the camera and using advanced photographic techniques to get the correct exposure for your photographs.

Having completed this course you will be able to: Describe the function of Mirror Lock-up.

  • Explain how bracketing improves the overall exposure in a photograph.
  • Discuss how flash photography works.
  • Define what perspective is in relation to photography.
  • Explain how to calculate the hyperfocal distance.
  • Define what Depth of Field is and why it is important.
  • Identify a typically 'good' exposure by looking at a histogram.
  • Describe the process in Photoshop for removing large objects from a photograph.
  • Identify the main types of Photoshop filters and their function.
  • Discuss the benefits of using Smart Objects and Smart Filters in Photoshop.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.


Course Reviews

Egwuatu E.
one year ago
Egwuatu E.

I have Been a Photographer for years but this class actually thought me things I paid little attention to.

Sohayl K.
one year ago
Sohayl K.

quite informative

Colleen R.
one year ago
Colleen R.

challenging but great information and very helpful

Shirly R.
one year ago
Shirly R.

Very helpful

View All Reviews

You have received a new notification

Click here to view them all