UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Digital Photography online short course

Course starts 2 November 2017

Course information

Registration Closes:
27 October 2017
Course Starts:
2 November 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R11,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
27 October 2017
Course Starts:
2 November 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Online content featuring strong imagery gets 94% more views than those without. * Using high quality, original and contextually relevant images is key to creating a powerful story for your business or brand.

Having an eye for unique settings and creating strong compositions will separate the credible photographer from the mobile snapshot.

By building on your camera knowledge and learning the habits of a professional DSLR photographer, you'll gain complete creative control of your photographs. You’ll appreciate the versatility the camera affords you and be rewarded with a better photograph every time.

Source

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What will set you apart

The UCT Digital Photography online short course offers you the opportunity to:

  • Unlock the full potential of your camera and adapt to your style to construct the most beautiful compositions
  • Constructively critique your own work in conjunction with feedback you receive from your Head Tutor and fellow classmates
  • Demystify the technicalities behind photography terms like aperture, ISO, and shutter speed 
  • Learn how to use light to your advantage and edit photographs like the pros

Course curriculum

This online short course in digital photography will help you to have the most impact on both professional and personal projects, and give you the skills and confidence to further your photography career. Each week you’ll tackle a new exit-level learning outcome, giving you maximum flexibility to work in your own free time.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Getting to know your camera
  • Course Module 2: Aperture
  • Course Module 3: Shutter speed
  • Course Module 4: ISO
  • Course Module 5: How your camera understands light
  • Course Module 6: How to make use of your flash
  • Course Module 7: Composition
  • Course Module 8: Portraits
  • Course Module 9: Landscape
  • Course Module 10: Basic photo editing techniques

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 2 November 2017.

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