Photography 1: Introduction to the Practice


An introduction to photography.

This module will provide the technical skills necessary for designers to utilise the medium of photography. Through the completion of a digital portfolio and a printed project the learner will be introduced to the basic skills required to work competently with this medium.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the basic technical aspects of still photography.

  2. Demonstrate the workings of a DSLR and recognise its advantages over more basic 'point and shoot' cameras.

  3. Understand how to save photographic images in an appropriate digital format for different purposes.

  4. Understand how to prepare digital images for print media.

  5. Demonstrate an awareness of the potential of photographic work within design practice.

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