Digital Photography Basics

Course Name

Digital Photography Basics

Contact Hours: 20

Course Description

Do you want to tell a story, capture family memories, sell a product, or simply take photos of the beauty around you? Well, learning photography will definitely help fulfill your creative vision. As a beginner, you will need to learn how to master basic digital camera functions and equipment.

This course will take the average learner beyond the automatic settings on a camera. You will learn how to apply the basic techniques of photography to capture great photographs. The course covers, how to hold your camera, composition, light usage, transferring your photos from digital media, storage, file management, basic editing, file formats and exporting final resolutions for most applications. You will learn the fundamentals of aperture, shutter speeds, exposure, and the difference between shooting in studio and outside locations. Bring your creative vision to fruition by getting started today and learning how to capture the images you have always dreamed of.

Please note: Course of study may be completed earlier than indicated.


Upon successful completion, you will have learned how to master basic digital camera functions and equipment.


You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding.


1. Introduction
2. Photography Basics
3. Photography Basics - Part 2
4. Questions and Answers
5. Questions and Answers - Part 2
6. Questions and Answers - Part 3
7. Basic Accessories
8. Basic Accessories - Part 2
9. Lenses
10. DSLR vs DSLM
11. Studio Shoot
12. Studio shoot with model - Part 1
13. Studio shoot with model - Part 2
14. Studio green-screen shoot
15. Product Photography
16. Common Questions
17. Common Questions - Part 2
18. Basic Editing
19. Levitation and Transferring Images to Your PC
20. Levitation and Importing into Photoshop
21. Deleting Backgrounds
22. Logo and Watermark
23. Website
24. Website Image - Part 2
25. Real Estate Photography
26. Branding
27. Camera phone
28. Accessories for Mobile Phones and GoPro
30. Conclusion