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Intermediate Digital Photography

Photography
Free Course
Modern cameras have an incredible range of features that can make your photographs truly stunning. The only problem is, not a lot of people know how to use these features! This free online Intermediate Digital Photography course will explain in clear and simple language the details of shutter speed, ISO and aperture, so that you can get beyond the automatic setting of your camera and start taking really amazing pictures in no time at all.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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This online digital photography course explains in detail how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO work individually. You will learn how adjusting one means that one (or both) of the others also need to be adjusted to get the correct exposure. The course will then cover the various types of filters, how they function, and what effects they have when taking photographs. You will also learn everything you need to know about the relationship between focal length, lens diameter, and f-stops.

Next, you will discover how to improve your post-production skills by learning the tools and processes in Photoshop. These include the best ways to select colors, the different ways to straighten photographs, the proper way to use the Crop tool, the process of removing minor distractions or blemishes using the spot healing tool, and the process of creating a mask layer. These tricks will really help you improve the overall look of your photos.

This online digital photography course makes learning the proper way of adjusting the shutter speed, ISO, and aperture to get the correct exposure for your photographs easy. The course will be of great interest to all learners who want to go beyond the automatic setting of their digital cameras and be confident in using its manual control. Check out the course, and start producing beautiful and professional looking photos today!

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Having completed this module you will be able to:


  • Explain why changing shutter speed, ISO or exposure can impact each other.
  • Discuss the reasons for using high ISO numbers.
  • Explain the relationship between focal length, lens diameter and f-stops.
  • Outline the key features of Matrix, Center weighted and Spot metering.
  • List the main to filters and their key usage.
  • Describe the best ways to select colours.
  • Outline the three different ways to straighten photographs.
  • Discuss the process of removing minor distractions or blemishes using the spot healing tool.
  • Outline the advantages of using layers.
  • Describe the process of creating a mask layer.

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.

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Course Reviews

Theresa S.
2 years ago
US
Theresa S.

Nicely done. Professional representation.

Colleen R.
2 years ago
NZ
Colleen R.

very challenging, harder than the advanced course!

Paola L.
2 years ago
MX
Paola L.

Great course!

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