Digital Photography

Ref: C3528290

This practical digital photography course is aimed at teaching beginners and improvers how to get the most out of their compact/bridge cameras. The course focusses on the technical side of digital photography and will include taking, saving, editing, sharing and printing photos. No session 26/10/2017.

Course aim

To enable beginners/improvers in digital photography to capture (take), save, digitally edit, share and print their photographs. Includes internet security issues. Mainly intended for compact and bridge camera users.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use digital camera zoom, flash, shutter delay, menus and basic settings to capture photographs.
  • Transfer photographs to a computer for saving, editing, backing up (archiving), sharing and printing.
  • Understand how to manage memory cards, USB and CD/DVD devices.
  • Use digital photography editing software. Create photo collages.
  • Discuss Internet (email & cloud) services and related safety and security issues.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • You do not need a digital camera to do the course, but you are encouraged to bring your own camera if you are able to do so.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course outline

Digital Photography Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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