BEGINNER'S PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE:
Module 1: Introduction to Photography
1.1 What is photography?
- History and evolution of photography
- Importance and applications of photography.
1.2 TYPES OF CAMERAS
- Introduction to various types of cameras (DSLR, mirrorless, point-and-shoot, smartphone)
- Advantages and disadvantages of different camera types
Module 2: Understanding Your Camera
2.1 Camera Anatomy
- Overview of essential camera components (lens, sensor, shutter, aperture, ISO, etc.)
2.2 Camera Settings
- Explanation of key camera settings and their functions (shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, etc.)
- How to navigate your camera's menu and settings
Module 3: Exposure Triangle
3.1 Exposure Basics
- Understanding the relationship between aperture, shutter speed, and ISO in achieving proper exposure.
- In-depth look at aperture settings and their impact on depth of field and exposure
3.3 Shutter Speed
- An explanation of shutter speed and its role in freezing or blurring motion
- Understanding ISO sensitivity and its effects on image noise
Module 4: Composition and Framing
4.1 Rule of Thirds
- Introduction to the rule of thirds for better composition
4.2 Framing and Leading Lines
- Techniques for framing subjects and using leading lines in composition
4.3 Lighting and Shadow
- Utilizing natural and artificial light for creative composition
Module 5: Focus and Depth of Field
5.1 Autofocus vs. Manual Focus
- Understanding the autofocus system and when to use manual focus
5.2 Depth of Field
- Explaining how aperture settings affect depth of field.
Module 6: Photography Genres
6.1 Styles Photography
Module 7: Six essential requirements to make a photographic image
Module 5: Post-Processing and Editing
5.1 Raw image processing
5.2 Basic editing ( exposure correction, color balance, white balance, contrast, saturation and vibrance)
This package is intended for those who are just starting out and want to explore the world of photography.
Duration : 1 month ( 3 TIMES IN A WEEK )
Investment : N550,000
UPGRADE PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE:
Module 1: Advanced Camera Control
1.1 Mastering Manual Mode
in-depth exploration of manual camera settings (shutter speed, aperture, ISO).
Understanding exposure compensation and metering modes
1.2 White Balance and Color Temperature
How to control white balance and manage color temperature effectively
creative applications of different white balance settings.
Module 2: Composition and Creativity
2.1 Advanced Composition Techniques
Rule of odds, framing, symmetry, and other advanced composition principles
using composition to tell more compelling visual stories.
2.2 Creative Use of Light
Techniques for dramatic lighting, silhouettes, and light painting
Understanding the impact of color temperature and direction of light
Module 3: Lens Selection and Accessories
3.1 Lens Selection
exploring various lens types (wide-angle, prime, zoom, and macro).
choosing the right lens for different photography genres.
3.2 Filters and Accessories
The role of filters (polarizers, ND filters) in photography
utilizing accessories like tripods, remote triggers, and flash units.
Module 4: Advanced Photography Genres
4.1 Portraiture Beyond Basics
Advanced portrait lighting techniques (Rembrandt, split, butterfly lighting)
posing for creative and candid portrait photography.
4.2 Landscape Photography Mastery
Long exposure, focus stacking, and advanced composition for landscapes
Techniques for capturing stunning sunrise and sunset shots
Module 5: Post-Processing and Editing
5.1 Advanced Editing Techniques
image processing using Camera raw, Capture 1
skin tone correction
micro and global dodge and burn
how to color-grade all skin types
how to grade like WALE VISUALS
composing in Adobe Photoshop
free Photoshop and retouching softwares
5.2 Color Grading and Creative Processing
creative color grading techniques for enhancing mood and style.
developing a unique post-processing signature.
Module 6: Storytelling and Conceptual Photography
6.1 Conceptual Photography
developing and executing photographic concepts.
using symbolism and metaphor in photography.
6.2 Visual Storytelling
creating a series of images to convey a narrative or theme.
building a photography project from concept to execution.
Module 7: Portfolio Building and Personal Branding
7.1 Building a Photography Portfolio
selecting and curating images for a compelling portfolio.
creating an online portfolio and presenting your work effectively.
7.2 Personal Branding for Photographers
Establishing your unique photographic style and voice
Strategies for marketing and promoting your photography services
Module 8: Real-World Projects and Critiques
8.1 Field Assignments
real-world photography projects and assignments.
On-location photo shoots and critiques
8.2 Group Discussions and Critiques
collaborative group discussions and constructive image critiques.
learning from peers and providing feedback.
Module 9: Business and Legal Aspects
9.1 Photography as a Business
setting up a photography business, marketing, and client management.
pricing, contracts, and licensing for photographers.
9.2 Copyright and Intellectual Property
Understanding copyright laws and intellectual property rights in photography
protecting your work and navigating copyright infringement issues.
Module 10: Continuing Education and Career Development
10.1 Staying Current in Photography
exploring new trends, technologies, and emerging photography genres.
The importance of continued learning and professional development
10.2 Career Paths and Specialization
exploring different career paths and specialization options in photography.
developing a career plan and pursuing your photography passions.
An intermediate photography class is typically a level of photography instruction that follows a beginner or introductory course. It is designed for individuals who have a basic understanding of photography concepts and camera operation but are looking to delve deeper into the art and craft of photography.
Duration :3 WEEKS ( 3 TIMES A WEEK )