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Edplx Photography for Beginners Certification Edplx

Course details


Whether you are self-taught and you want to improve your photography skills, this course will set you up with a strong foundation to become a confident photographer. You will gain the necessary skills and knowledge needed to further your career as a professional ;

This course is aimed at amateur photographers from beginners through to enthusiasts. This course will help
  • To explain camera settings
  • To demonstrate easy tips for getting sharp images
  • To show how an understanding of light and composition is worth more to you than a whole bagful of camera accessories
  • Raise awareness of the possibilities for taking great photos
  • To demonstrate easy ways of taking amazing outdoor portraits
  • To show some great ways of getting better landscape photos
  • To provide tips on getting better flash photos indoors
  • To show how to take better photos in specific environments 
  • To help understand image quality, resolution and the different camera types
  • To realise the great potential you have for becoming a great photographer

Why choose Edplx?
  • Internationally recognised accredited qualification
  • Access to our free career advisors
  • Approved UK Learning Centre
  • 1 year accessibility to the course
  • Attain PDF or hardcopy certificate to show employers
  • Study at your own pace anywhere
  • Employer has access to certificate validation
  • Tutor Support available Monday-Friday
  • Invitation to job fairs
Course Curriculum

This Course will cover some of the following topics:-
 
BEGINNER CAMERA SETTINGS 
  • Use the Exposure Triangle and getting out of the Auto mode 
  • The ISO setting, what is it and what’s it for? 
  • Exposure Compensation
  • Lens apertures 
MORE ADVANCED CAMERA SETTINGS
  • Tips for tack sharp focussing 
  • Choose the right shutter speeds to avoid camera shake & get sharper photos 
  • Use your histogram to nail the exposure for those important ;
  • Aperture & depth of field – start getting creative (DSLRs)
  • Scene modes & depth of field (Compact cameras)
IMPROVE YOUR IMAGES WITH NATURAL LIGHTING
  • Top Shade, the professional’s portrait lighting secret 
  • Dealing with the sun when taking a portrait
  • The direction of light and the effect it has on your photos 
  • Get nice blue skies in your photos and avoid white skies 
  • How to retain the ambient light of a nicely lit room 
  • Better indoor portraits using window light – pt 1 of 2
  • Better indoor portraits using window light – pt 2 of 2 
  • Create a great look using backlighting 
  • How to improve your natural light portraits using a reflector 
IMPROVE YOUR IMAGES USING BETTER COMPOSITION
  • Use the rule of thirds for improved composition 
  • Better composition using diagonal lines 
  • Use ‘Leading Lines’ to create more dramatic images 
  • Use repeating patterns for more impact 
  • Improve your composition using the ‘frame within a frame’ trick 
  • Blur the background for more impact (DSLRs)
  • Blur the background to isolate your subject (Compact Cameras) 
  • Don’t let cluttered backgrounds ruin your portraits 
  • Improve your portraits using unusual backgrounds 
TIPS ON POSING FOR PORTRAITS
  • Flatter your individual subject with these full length posing tips 
  • Family or small group poses – Pt I Standing poses 
  • Family or small group poses – Pt II Seated poses 
  • Individual natural and relaxed female poses 
  • Ideas for photographing children, 4-6 months old 
  • Ideas for photographing children, 9-12 months old 
FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Better results using an external flashgun, Pt I – Bouncing the flash 
  • Better flash portraits using an external flashgun, Pt II-More creative portraits 
  • Better results using your cameras’ built-in flash – soften the shadows 
INFORMATION AND TIPS ON USING LENSES
  • Tips on camera lenses, variable/fixed apertures, fast/slow, 
  • Lens focal length, Pt I – Perspective 
  • Lens focal length, Pt II – ‘Field of View’ 
  • Lens focal length, Pt III – ‘Depth of Field’ 
OTHER GENERAL TECHNIQUES
  • How the ‘half-press of the shutter’ technique can improve your picture taking 
  • How to take photos of fireworks
  • Use the fashion photographer’s perspective trick for longer legs 
HOW TO TAKE A REALLY FLATTERING PROFILE OR PR PHOTO
  • A basic technique using using ‘Top Shade’ 
  • Refining the basic profile or PR image
WHICH DIGITAL CAMERA TO BUY NEXT, MEGAPIXELS IS NOT THE ANSWER
  • The myth of megapixels – image resolution and quality 
  • Which camera should I buy next? 
Certification

Upon completion of the course, internationally recognised certificates that can be traced by employers are available upon completion.

Career Path 

This training course will lead you to many different career opportunities, Here are a few prospects:
  • Photographer- £35,000
  • Wedding Photographer - £26,000
  • Product Photographer - £25,000
  • Portrait Photographer - £22,000
Updated on 07 January, 2021

About Edplx

Edplx is a UK based talent driven company and global leader in online courses. We are proud of helping learners in attaining real qualifications and leading them to success. We offer award body accredited online courses recognised by respected companies and organisations giving you the career and network opportunity. We are proud to work alongside with world class Instructors and Professors providing the best of education. We are on a mission to help students have access to education from all parts of the world. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to study, learn and attain a career. We offer a variety of online courses that will help focus on the subjects our learners are interested in. We ensure our students are exposed to knowledge shared  by highly professional instructors around the globe which cannot be learned in books.

Why choose us?

  • Respectable London based company 
  • Internationally recognised accredited qualifications
  • Affordable courses for everyone
  • Access to our free career advisors
  • Monthly Prize draw entry for anyone who purchases a course
  • Over 95% pass rate
  • 1 year accessibility to the course
  • PDF or hardcopy certificate available to show employers 
  • Study at your own pace anywhere 
  • Employer has access to certificate validation 
  • Tutor Support available
  • Invitation to future job fairs
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