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Develop your Passion and turn it into Business.

Shoot like a Pro with the Beginner Photography Bundle Course is a a guide to enhance your photography skills and help you turn it into a business. We will provide you guides, techniques and principles to be successful in the field of photography.

This incredible bundle consists of 3 courses, Certificates in Digital SLR Photography Online Course, 17-Unit Digital Photography Online Course and Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course.

Starting with Digital SLR Photography, this course is filled with tips and tricks to help you take better photographs. You'll learn the basic technology that all cameras use, and you'll receive helpful information on exposure and lighting. You'll also explore strategies for taking excellent photos in all types of situations, including portraiture, landscape, macro and still life.

Then the 17-Unit Digital Photography Course. It s 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.

And finally the Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course. In this course, you will be shown just what you need to know without going into a lot of unnecessary tools that photographers just don't need. This course is not just about theory. It is also about equipping you with the real world tools and information you will need to become confident at enhancing your images.

For a comprehensive list of all courses available simply click the units of study tab.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, learn the most important managerial skills to take Your Career to the Next Level with Courses For Success today!

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  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates 

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 Training Bundle consists of  courses, below is a summary of each course:

Course 1 - Digital SLR Photography Online Certificate Course

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 you 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 colour 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 practise
  • 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: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

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

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

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

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

Course 2 - 17 Unit Digital Photography Online Certificate Course

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: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

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

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

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

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

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

Course 3 - Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course

Unit 1: Getting Started with Photoshop

Initial setup

  • How to change screen appearance
  • Photoshop modes
  • Adding tools
  • Common keyboard shortcuts
  • Other shortcuts

Selection tools

  • Marquee tools
  • Lasso tools
  • How to add colours

Cropping images

  • Tools to crop
  • Rule of thrids
  • Change modes
  • How to save images

Colour Balance

  • Which tools to use
  • Adjusting colour balance
  • Mid tones
  • Highlights
  • How to preview
  • How to save file

Black and White images

  • Tools to use
  • How to enhance images
  • Using tint
  • Adjusting saturation
  • Preview
  • Save as a secondary file

Desaturate Colour

  • How to use the marquee tool
  • How to select over image
  • Which tools to use

Levels

  • How to improve images
  • Tools to use
  • Using levels window
  • Save a new image

Unit 2: Editing Images to enhance photos

Curves

  • How to adjusting images with curves
  • Tools to use
  • How to lighten an image
  • How to use channels

Hue Saturation

  • How to lighten and darken images
  • How to enhance image
  • Tools to use

Lasso and Darken

  • Adjusting image’s
  • Improving the image
  • Using lasso tool

Photo Filter

  • How to alter photos
  • Using different filters
  • Using layers
  • Opacity
  • How to flatten image

Blur and Burn Tools

  • How to blur off a background
  • Or darken down background

Unit 3: Tips and tricks

Copy and Pasting Images

  • Which tools to use
  • Command’s
  • How to move images
  • Saving images

Removing red eyes

  • Using tools and techniques

Replacing Colour

  • Tools to use
  • Selecting images

How to whiten teeth

  • Which tools to use
  • Setting tolerance levels

Fix droopy eye

  • How to fix droopy eye
  • Tools to use
  • Lasso tools

Patch Tools

  • How to fix up wrinkles
  • Remove blemishes minor scares on
  • Using the patch tool
  • Using the liquify Tool

Unit 4: Advanced Technique’s

Magazine Look

  • How to turn a good image into a magazine look
  • 8 steps to follow

Adding Makeup

  • How to add
  • Steps to follow

Merging Images

  • Tools to use
  • Techniques
  • Applying gradients

Pen Tool

  • How to use
  • The importance of the pen too
  • Pen tool selections




Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

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

Customer Reviews

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Average rating 3.5 out of 5 stars

Sajivaan Ramachandran

22 February 2021 09:54:15 PM

Informative Course

Jessie Richardson

21 February 2021 03:15:00 PM

great info

Jessie Richardson

21 February 2021 03:13:24 PM

great info

Jessie Richardson

21 February 2021 03:08:46 PM

great info

Kennard Henli Wijaya

28 December 2020 02:22:54 PM

Great course

Kennard Henli Wijaya

25 September 2020 04:57:30 PM

Great learning experience

Ivan Fardell

1 September 2020 04:05:08 AM

Helped me in achieving my goals

Ivan Fardell

1 September 2020 03:49:21 AM

Tips and techniques provided helped me in addressing issues I had during my photoshoot experience.

Chris White

27 July 2020 05:17:16 PM

this course was very informative and enjoyable.

Methus Shiela Villaflor

25 July 2020 03:31:13 AM

I have learned a lot of basic Photography techniques

Khyle Postrano

21 July 2020 09:06:39 PM

this course can help begginer photographers to learn more about photography just like me

Amelia Jackson-Shayler

14 July 2020 11:22:29 AM

Very good course

Tanya Rennie

7 June 2020 02:38:01 AM

great course, lots of great tips also

Anthony Mushod

5 June 2020 01:27:22 AM

clear and easy to follow video, fun learning

Michael Hobbs

2 June 2020 08:03:24 PM

Great course

Kathleen Blume-Webb

27 May 2020 05:04:28 PM

fantastic, thank you

Mike Joem Laban

20 May 2020 10:42:25 PM

My wife and I studied this together and we enjoyed taking notes and practising on our cameras at the same time while doing the course. Very informative and useful for someone just starting out a career a photography.

Darren Ryan

9 May 2020 06:09:19 AM

fuond this course insightful and easy to follow

Ray Ann Vivit Punla

8 May 2020 07:46:32 PM

Very Informative. Thank you

Brigitte Kovar

8 May 2020 01:47:57 PM

Overall this course was very helpful, and I learned a lot. I would suggest that there be more visuals of what the photographer is doing to adjuct the camera settings. For example when talking about adjusting the f-stop, show the photographer adjusting the settings on the camera.
I'm not sure what this question is asking.
Q12. What best camera setting would you adjust to get your setting correct?:
By saying "get your setting correct", does it mean the background setting and scenery of the photo?

Q14. What ISO should you set your camera to for a night photography?:
In the videos, I do not recall a specific ISO recommendation for all/any night photogrpahy.There was an example of a large night object (palm tree) where the ISO was set to 100. There was also a night landscape example where the ISO was set to 100. 100 is not one of the answers on this quiz.

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About this Course

Develop your Passion and turn it into Business.

Shoot like a Pro with the Beginner Photography Bundle Course is a a guide to enhance your photography skills and help you turn it into a business. We will provide you guides, techniques and principles to be successful in the field of photography.

This incredible bundle consists of 3 courses, Certificates in Digital SLR Photography Online Course, 17-Unit Digital Photography Online Course and Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course.

Starting with Digital SLR Photography, this course is filled with tips and tricks to help you take better photographs. You'll learn the basic technology that all cameras use, and you'll receive helpful information on exposure and lighting. You'll also explore strategies for taking excellent photos in all types of situations, including portraiture, landscape, macro and still life.

Then the 17-Unit Digital Photography Course. It s 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.

And finally the Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course. In this course, you will be shown just what you need to know without going into a lot of unnecessary tools that photographers just don't need. This course is not just about theory. It is also about equipping you with the real world tools and information you will need to become confident at enhancing your images.

For a comprehensive list of all courses available simply click the units of study tab.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, learn the most important managerial skills to take Your Career to the Next Level with Courses For Success today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates 

Course Delivery

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

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). 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 Training Bundles

If you’re hoping to get more bang for your buck, check out the rest of the course training bundles from the Courses For Success range!

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

 Training Bundle consists of  courses, below is a summary of each course:

Course 1 - Digital SLR Photography Online Certificate Course

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 you 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 colour 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 practise
  • 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: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

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

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

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

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

Course 2 - 17 Unit Digital Photography Online Certificate Course

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: Cruise Ship Photography

  • Travel Tips
  • Types of lenses
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 7: Part A Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Part B Professional Studio

  • Visit to award winning David Oliver's studio

Unit 8: Fine Art Photography

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

Unit 9: Portrait Photography

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

Unit 10: SLR Video Photography

  • How to use your SLR camera to shoot a movie
  • High Definition Video
  • What a short film being shot

Unit 11: Aerial Photography

  • Helicopter shoot
  • Equipment required
  • Types of lenses
  • How to get the best shoots
  • Use of a helicam
  • Photos with different lenses
  • How to get interesting photos
  • Settings to get the best shoots

Unit 12: Fashion Shoot

  • Importance of research and resources
  • Location and logistics
  • Borrow what you need
  • Get your team together
  • Importance of planning
  • Organisation of photography gear
  • Stick to schedule
  • Model release
  • Shooting in raw
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Best tips

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

Course 3 - Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course

Unit 1: Getting Started with Photoshop

Initial setup

  • How to change screen appearance
  • Photoshop modes
  • Adding tools
  • Common keyboard shortcuts
  • Other shortcuts

Selection tools

  • Marquee tools
  • Lasso tools
  • How to add colours

Cropping images

  • Tools to crop
  • Rule of thrids
  • Change modes
  • How to save images

Colour Balance

  • Which tools to use
  • Adjusting colour balance
  • Mid tones
  • Highlights
  • How to preview
  • How to save file

Black and White images

  • Tools to use
  • How to enhance images
  • Using tint
  • Adjusting saturation
  • Preview
  • Save as a secondary file

Desaturate Colour

  • How to use the marquee tool
  • How to select over image
  • Which tools to use

Levels

  • How to improve images
  • Tools to use
  • Using levels window
  • Save a new image

Unit 2: Editing Images to enhance photos

Curves

  • How to adjusting images with curves
  • Tools to use
  • How to lighten an image
  • How to use channels

Hue Saturation

  • How to lighten and darken images
  • How to enhance image
  • Tools to use

Lasso and Darken

  • Adjusting image’s
  • Improving the image
  • Using lasso tool

Photo Filter

  • How to alter photos
  • Using different filters
  • Using layers
  • Opacity
  • How to flatten image

Blur and Burn Tools

  • How to blur off a background
  • Or darken down background

Unit 3: Tips and tricks

Copy and Pasting Images

  • Which tools to use
  • Command’s
  • How to move images
  • Saving images

Removing red eyes

  • Using tools and techniques

Replacing Colour

  • Tools to use
  • Selecting images

How to whiten teeth

  • Which tools to use
  • Setting tolerance levels

Fix droopy eye

  • How to fix droopy eye
  • Tools to use
  • Lasso tools

Patch Tools

  • How to fix up wrinkles
  • Remove blemishes minor scares on
  • Using the patch tool
  • Using the liquify Tool

Unit 4: Advanced Technique’s

Magazine Look

  • How to turn a good image into a magazine look
  • 8 steps to follow

Adding Makeup

  • How to add
  • Steps to follow

Merging Images

  • Tools to use
  • Techniques
  • Applying gradients

Pen Tool

  • How to use
  • The importance of the pen too
  • Pen tool selections




Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

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

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Sajivaan Ramachandran

22 February 2021 09:54:15 PM

Informative Course

Jessie Richardson

21 February 2021 03:15:00 PM

great info

Jessie Richardson

21 February 2021 03:13:24 PM

great info

Jessie Richardson

21 February 2021 03:08:46 PM

great info

Kennard Henli Wijaya

28 December 2020 02:22:54 PM

Great course

Kennard Henli Wijaya

25 September 2020 04:57:30 PM

Great learning experience

Ivan Fardell

1 September 2020 04:05:08 AM

Helped me in achieving my goals

Ivan Fardell

1 September 2020 03:49:21 AM

Tips and techniques provided helped me in addressing issues I had during my photoshoot experience.

Chris White

27 July 2020 05:17:16 PM

this course was very informative and enjoyable.

Methus Shiela Villaflor

25 July 2020 03:31:13 AM

I have learned a lot of basic Photography techniques

Khyle Postrano

21 July 2020 09:06:39 PM

this course can help begginer photographers to learn more about photography just like me

Amelia Jackson-Shayler

14 July 2020 11:22:29 AM

Very good course

Tanya Rennie

7 June 2020 02:38:01 AM

great course, lots of great tips also

Anthony Mushod

5 June 2020 01:27:22 AM

clear and easy to follow video, fun learning

Michael Hobbs

2 June 2020 08:03:24 PM

Great course

Kathleen Blume-Webb

27 May 2020 05:04:28 PM

fantastic, thank you

Mike Joem Laban

20 May 2020 10:42:25 PM

My wife and I studied this together and we enjoyed taking notes and practising on our cameras at the same time while doing the course. Very informative and useful for someone just starting out a career a photography.

Darren Ryan

9 May 2020 06:09:19 AM

fuond this course insightful and easy to follow

Ray Ann Vivit Punla

8 May 2020 07:46:32 PM

Very Informative. Thank you

Brigitte Kovar

8 May 2020 01:47:57 PM

Overall this course was very helpful, and I learned a lot. I would suggest that there be more visuals of what the photographer is doing to adjuct the camera settings. For example when talking about adjusting the f-stop, show the photographer adjusting the settings on the camera.
I'm not sure what this question is asking.
Q12. What best camera setting would you adjust to get your setting correct?:
By saying "get your setting correct", does it mean the background setting and scenery of the photo?

Q14. What ISO should you set your camera to for a night photography?:
In the videos, I do not recall a specific ISO recommendation for all/any night photogrpahy.There was an example of a large night object (palm tree) where the ISO was set to 100. There was also a night landscape example where the ISO was set to 100. 100 is not one of the answers on this quiz.

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