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GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING

- Learn to shoot like a Pro

What you'll learn

Training pack

  • Training Material
  • Free Installation of Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Photography E-Books
  • 100% Practical illustration
  • Award of Certificate
  • 3 months ongoing mentorship and guide (WhatsApp Group)
  • This course includes:

    Training Outline

    1. Introduction to Photography
    2. Types of Photography
    3. The Camera
    • Parts of Camera
    • Components and accessories
      • Parts of a Camera
      • Shutter
    •  Lens
    • Aperture
      • Types of Lenses and their functions
      • Focusing – Manual and Auto
    • The Flash
    • Types of Camera
    4. Exposure
    • How to combine Aperture, Shutter speed, ISO, White Balance, shooting modes and Flash to obtain an ideal image
    • The Photographic Triangle
    • The Hearth of the Triangle
    • Correct Exposure vs. Creative Exposure
    5. The Act of taking pictures (Recording)
    • Briefs
    • Understanding a brief
    • Creating a brief
    • Composition, framing, eye level, posing
      • Photo Composition
      • Rule of Thirds
      • Golden Section Rule
      • Diagonal Rule
    • Framing your Shot
      • Using Camera
      • Using Photo-shop
    • Watching out for hotspots
    • How to control your backgrounds
    • Unusual perspectives
    • The eye/mind of a Photographer
    • An eye for Details
    • Types of shooting
    • Posing
    6. Communication
    • General definition
    • Types; Body language, sign, verbal
      • Subject or object – Relational
      • Working with an assistant
    7. Lighting
    • Sources – available and artificial
    • Natural light
    • Types of artificial light
      • Tungsten
      • Strobes – which are any type of triggering lighting i.e
        • Studio flashes/light, built in, head on or dedicated flashes
    • Properties of light
    • Quality of light
      • Hot or soft (in different wattages)
    • Direction of light – at angle 45
    • Creative light
      • Main light
      • Back light
      • Head light
    • Lighting effects
      • Highlights, lights and shades
    8. Editing
    • Digital manipulation
    • Use of various software
    • Changing pictures from black to white
    • Layout
    • Colour effect
    • Cropping
    • Implanting
    • Retouching
    • Airbrushing
    9. Packaging and Finishing
    • Setting an album
    • Setting a Frame
    10. The Business of photography
    • Getting Started:
      • Equipment
      • Studio Set-up
      • Pricing
      • Standardize your pricing package
      • Develop a Contract/Agreement Form
      • Get a sample Portfolio/Album/Photo-book
    • Finance:
      • How to Finance your Business?
    • Marketing:
      • Selling
        • How to get clients
        • How to sell (Creative selling process)
        • Why clients buy
        • How to Brand your Photography business
      • Introduction to Digital Marketing and Social Media

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    GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING

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