Course admission requirements:
- No previous photography experience needed
This is an introduction to the course on small-format digital imaging techniques. Students will be able to express themselves through the medium while also developing confidence in their ability to create and enjoy art. Students will experiment with and learn how to use a variety of technical methods in the creation of photographic imagery, as well as grapple with aesthetic difficulties and their meanings. Students will demonstrate their learning by creating a photography portfolio, conducting self-assessment, and engaging in reflective thinking. The focus of the course will be on how to compose good photographs by studying the Elements of Art and Design Principles. Hands-on problem solving, aesthetics, and reflection will be emphasized.
Topics covered during the course:
- The essentials of photography
- Camera Kits and Equipment
- Manual Settings
- Correct lenses to use
- Focal Length
- Crop vs Full Frame sensors
- Image Resolution
- Depth of Field
- Shutter Speeds
- Controlling Movement
- Balancing Exposure Manually
- Understanding Light
- White Balance
- Night Photography
- Post Production
- Working in Raw
This course will take place in the evening two/three times a week for a duration of 4 hours each day.
– 5% behavior during the course.
– 5% of presences and delays.
– 20% of the practical exercises.
– 20% mid-course test.
– 50% final exam of the course.
- The lowest score to pass the course is 60%.
Very important note:
“If you fail the course, you are not entitled to obtain a certificate from the institute, bearing in mind that if you pass the exams, you will get a certificate approved by the institute and the Italian embassy, and it will be ratified by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and you can work with it outside the Arab Republic of Egypt. With our best wishes for everyone … “