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Advanced Digital Photography

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Advanced Digital Photography
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  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • 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 study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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