Basic Course in Digital Photography and Photo Editing

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Basic Course in Digital Photography and Photo-Editing

Course Duration: 4 weeks

Course Overview: The Basic Course in Digital Photography, Basic Lighting, and Photo Editing, delivered by Iris Photography Academy in Patiala, provides participants with a comprehensive introduction to the art and techniques of digital photography. Under the mentorship of renowned photographer Jatinder Kamboj, who excelled in his Diploma in Creative Photography from Panjab University, Chandigarh, participants will gain practical skills in digital camera operation, lighting techniques, and photo editing. This course is designed for beginners who want to establish a strong foundation in photography and develop the ability to create visually compelling images.

Course Contents:

Week 1: Introduction to Digital Photography

  • History and evolution of photography
  • Overview of digital camera components and functionality
  • Understanding exposure: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
  • Composition techniques and framing

Week 2: Camera Operation and Settings

  • Exploring different shooting modes: automatic, manual, aperture priority, and shutter priority
  • Mastering white balance and color temperature
  • Understanding autofocus modes and focus points
  • Utilizing exposure compensation for better results

Week 3: Basic Lighting Techniques

  • Introduction to lighting in photography
  • Working with natural light: direction, quality, and time of day
  • Introduction to artificial lighting: on-camera flash and continuous lighting
  • Controlling light with reflectors and diffusers

Week 4: Introduction to Photo Editing

  • Overview of popular photo editing software (e.g., Adobe Lightroom)
  • Basic adjustments: exposure, contrast, color balance, and saturation
  • Cropping and straightening images for better composition
  • Introduction to retouching techniques

Course Design:

  • Each week will consist of four sessions, with each session lasting for 2-3 hours.
  • Sessions will include a combination of theory lectures, practical demonstrations, and hands-on exercises.
  • Participants will be encouraged to bring their own digital cameras for practice during the sessions.
  • Practical assignments will be given to reinforce the learning from each week’s topics.
  • Jatinder Kamboj will share his personal experiences and insights, providing valuable tips and guidance throughout the course.
  • Participants will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their photographs and engage in group discussions to enhance their learning experience.
  • At the end of the course, participants will have a final photo project where they can showcase their progress and creativity.

By the end of the Basic Course in Digital Photography, Basic Lighting, and Photo Editing, participants will have gained a solid understanding of camera operation, exposure settings, composition techniques, lighting principles, and basic photo editing skills. They will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to capture high-quality images, manipulate lighting effectively, and enhance their photographs through editing. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to learn from the expertise and experiences of Jatinder Kamboj, a renowned photographer in the field. Successful completion of the course will provide participants with a strong foundation to further explore and excel in the field of digital photography.

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#G-58, Majithia Enclave, Near 24 number phatak, Patiala – 147 005 – (Punjab) IN

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