Aims and objectives
Subject matters: Digital camera and Adobe Lightroom
Introduce to the use of the computer applied to photography, of digital photocameras and to digital imaging workflow. In this program the student begins the study on the digital camera and the post production techniques at the computer.
The program includes the study of digital cameras, sensors, the shooting menus, the various functions of the camera, and the histogram for the management of RAW files. Introduces the use of computer applications for the profession of photographer, processing of digital image with modern non-destructive applications (Adobe Lightroom), build of a digital archive and study of multimedia workflow management for professional applications.
This course is part of the Photography and Multimedia Academic Professional One-year Course (taught in English language) which is divided in 9 courses (modules) of one-month each. Students can attend modules separately. In order to be entitled with the Professional Certificate, the academic course must be completed with all the 9 modules and a final exam.
Attention, please: all the Photography Professional One-month Courses 40 Hours listed in the English section of this website are part of the Photography and Multimedia Academic Professional One-year Course. All the programs are focused towards a multi-medial use of the images and courses are modular type. Each module is a course of one month (4 weeks). Each course is taught in English language.
If you want to learn in Italian language or either your goal is Fine-Art photography rather then Multimedia, please check out the “Fotografia Professionale Corsi Mensili 40 ore” on the Italian section of this website, which are parts of the Photography Fine-Art Academic Professional One-year Course (taught in Italian language only).
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The “Professional Photographer and Multimedia Expert” can be easily employed in a wide and diverse range of fields, such as photography, publishing industry, video and audio making. This professional figure can take pictures and videos that demand different styles and techniques, combining creativity and technical knowledge.
After completing the program and successfully passing both the modules and final exams, the student be issued a Professional Certificate in Photography and Multimedia Communications. Our Professional Certificate is recognised by the Ministry of Italian Education, in accordance with the law. (For more information, see the “Certificates” web page)
Prerequisites and requirements
The course starts from a beginner level, so no previous knowledge of photography is required. To entry in a following module requires a knowledge of all the topics described in the preceding modules. Please check all preceding modules before to apply. Students should own gears and materials as listed at the page Student Guide.
Combine this course with language course
If you like, you can combine this course with Language lessons, at your choice. Please visit the page Combined courses and inquiry us for any help in combining the two courses.
(Module 2.) Digital photography
Main topics of the course:
The digital sensor
The digital photocamera: how it’s made, how it works
APS, full-frame, SLR or mirrorless?
Manual exposure vs Automatic and Programmed
Use of ISO and White Balance
RAW and JPEG file formats
The menus of the digital camera: what matters, what does not
Ultimate set up of the digital camera
Memory devices and hard disks
Computer science basics
Methods for the digital archive
Introduction to Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop