BEGINNERS PHOTOGRAPHY
SCQF Level 5
Broadcast Media & Photography

Course Overview
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If you are considering studying photography then this course is an ideal starting point.

This course is designed to give students an introduction to Photography.

 

This course is designed as a basic starter course for those wishing to explore and learn more about photography.  Students will learn the basic use of a camera and what it takes to make successful photographs.

 

This is a hands-on course where students will learn through practical use of a camera and other photographic equipment both in college and on location. Students will also learn basic photo editing and preparing files for printing. 


Please see link for further information.

https://www.edinburghcollegephotography.co.uk


Please see selection process information below.

 

What You Will Learn
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  • Photoshop 
  • Composition and Exposure 
  • Photography for Social Media 
  • Studio Portraiture
Entry Requirements
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  • Three passes at SCQF Level4
How the course is assessed
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  • You will be assessed through both practical, written and project-based assignments
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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Please send in a portfolio of 10 digital images using the digital file transfer link: https://www.transfernow.net/en/? 

To be sent to:Tony.scott@edinburghcollege.ac.uk 

Portfolio Guidance 

Your digital portfolio should be a selection of 10 of your images that: 

  • illustrate a range of basic camera techniques.  
  • Showcase your current skills 
  • Avoid duplicity in your selection.  
  • Images may be colour or black & white. 
Please use the file sharing website transfernow.net and send us the link.      
Please email this link to  : Tony.scott@edinburghcollege.ac.uk   


Progression And Articulation Routes
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Career Opportunities
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  • Camera assistant
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 3 days per week
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
GRANTON x x x x x
MIDLOTHIAN x x x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x

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