Hobby photography course
ACS Distance Education
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There are six lessons in the Hobby Photography course. The content of each of the six lessons is as outlined below:
1. Origins of Photography
Image formation, how light works in photography, lenses, understanding photosensitive materials.
2. Understanding Film & Cameras
Parts of film: supercoat, emulsion, backing support, anti-halation layer; film sensitivity.
Camera Construction, shutter speed, f stop, ASA/ISO
3. The Camera and it's Use
Camera stability, ways of reducing camera movement, depth of field, filters, fault finding, etc.
4. More on using a camera
Flashes (electronic & manual), flash synchronisation, problems with flash photography (eg. red eyes), using a flash in daylight, special lenses, photo composition.
5. Photographic Techniques
Planning a photo session, Posing for photos, Snapshots, Water photography, The human form, Portraits, Animals, Action, Landscape & Still Life photography.
6. Developing your photographic style
WHAT YOU NEED?
This course can be undertaken successfully without sophisticated camera equipment, however you do need the use of a camera. An SLR camera is best but any camera will do. You can do this course using either a film or digital camera; or both.
If you use film, you will need to purchase a minimum of 5 rolls of film and have them developed. (Inexpensive proof prints are acceptable). All photos and written work submitted will be returned to you.
Duration: 100 hours
Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Photography/HOBBY-PHOTOGRAPHY-APH001-283.aspx
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