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Module One: Introduction to Photography

module 1

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Choosing the right camera for you
  • Modern camera designs and capabilities
  • Essential photography lenses and their uses
  • Key photography accessories and their uses
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Much, much more!

Module Two: The World of Digital Photography

module 2

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Crucial information about digital and film that every photographer should know
  • Understanding pixels, resolution and ISO
  • Understanding compression and digital formats
  • Understanding different colour systems
  • Tips and techniques for ensuring the best possible image quality
  • Digital editing techniques and software
  • Storage and archiving best practices
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Much, much more!

Module Three: Photography Types & Categories

module 3

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • An extensive range of photography categories
  • Discovering the type of photography that suits you
  • Understanding the importance of photography in everyday life
  • Commercial, wedding and family photography
  • Unusual and fascinating types of photography
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Much, much more!

Module Four: Shutter Speed Explained

module 4

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • A clear and simple way to finally understand shutter speed
  • Key aspects of professional photography you must understand
  • How to eliminate camera shake
  • Important shutter speed tips for hand held shots
  • Having fun with shutter speed by taking special effect shots
  • How and when to employ different shutter speed for different effects
  • Tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your understanding of shutter speed!
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Much, much more!

Module Five: Aperture Explained

module 5

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • A clear and simple way of understanding Aperture
  • Controlling Depth of Field
  • Using Aperture Priority
  • Exposure measuring
  • Bracketing
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Much, much more!

Module Six: Basic Composition

module 6

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Understanding Composition
  • Mastering the Rule of Thirds
  • Balancing elements
  • Symmetry and patterns
  • Framing
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Seven: Advanced Composition

module 7

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Experimenting with composition
  • Proportional size
  • Viewpoints, levels and camera angles
  • Close up photography
  • Working with themes
  • Staging photographs
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Eight: Mastering Light In Photography

module 8

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Experimenting with composition
  • Proportional size
  • Viewpoints, levels and camera angles
  • Close up photography
  • Working with themes
  • Staging photographs
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Nine: Black & White Photography

module 9

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Understanding Black & White photography
  • Choosing your subject
  • Understanding High and Low Key
  • Understanding Filters
  • The psychology of colour
  • Colour splash in photography
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Ten: Travel Photography

module 10

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Understanding the key factors of travel photography
  • Techniques for capturing local people, places and events
  • The underlying principles of architectural photography
  • Techniques for improving regular holiday snaps
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Eleven: Landscape, Seascape & Cloudscape Photography

module 11

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Landscape photography
  • Seascape photography
  • Cloudscape photography
  • Panoramic photography
  • Techniques for capturing atmospheric changes
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Twelve: Portrait Photography

module 12

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Effective pre-shoot preparation and advisory for portrait photography
  • Understanding portrait styles
  • An extensive range of techniques for taking candid and posed portraits – with examples
  • Photography make-up and clothing
  • Effective use of the environment and surroundings
  • Controlling backgrounds and foregrounds for stunning portraits
  • Experimenting with viewpoints, levels and camera angles
  • Applying natural and studio lighting techniques
  • Effective portrait photography techniques for children, the elderly and groups
  • Tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop effective portrait photography techniques
  • Much, much more!

Module Thirteen: Creative Photography

module 13

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Comprehensive understanding of abstract photography
  • Techniques for capturing attention grabbing abstract photos
  • Key elements of abstract photography
  • Abstract photography types and categories
  • Understanding abstract forms and colours
  • Abstract within nature and water – techniques and tips
  • Surreal photography
  • Lots of fun, drag and drop learning activities and quizzes throughout!
  • Tutor assessed practical assignment to help you develop your understanding of abstract photography
  • Much, much more!

Module Fourteen: Tricks, Techniques & Special Effects

module 14

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Effective photography techniques
  • Impressive tricks using different lenses
  • Correct use of fill-in flash, reflectors and slow sync flash
  • Night photography techniques
  • How to use ISO effectively
  • Slow Sync/Rear curtain flash
  • Water trickery
  • Minature effect
  • Double and Multiple exposure
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Fifteen: Mistakes & Pitfalls To Avoid

module 15

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Eliminating poor focus, red eye and camera shake
  • Preventing under and over exposure
  • Techniques for reducing lens flare
  • Preventing poor quality images
  • Preventing unwanted reflections
  • Effective positioning
  • Perspective distortion
  • Refraction and Defraction
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Sixteen: Developing Your Photographic Diary

module 16

What You Will Learn…

This extensive module covers the following:
  • Key photographic dates
  • Composition and subjects for each season
  • Planning and preparing for special events and occasions
  • Identifying unique photographic opportunities
  • Photographing family events
  • Techniques for capturing the atmosphere
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques to experiment with
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Much, much more!

Module Seventeen: Advanced Photographic Editing Part I

Master The Digital Darkroom! No modern-day photography course would be complete without some element of photo-editing training. In the final two modules of this packed course you’ll learn how to quickly MASTER the exact steps you need to take to edit your photos like a pro – even if you’ve never used Photoshop before! This extensive training consists of a series of 20 over-the-shoulder tutorials. The videos are short, concise and set up for easy online viewing with a detailed index so that you can quickly apply any image processing task you need, as you need it.

This training alone is easily worth more than the cost of the entire course – but it’s all included with your enrolment. You’ll want to come back to watch and learn again and again.

Important: You will get a FREE 7 day trial of Photoshop (from adobe) and a FREE copy of all images used in these on-screen tutorials so that you can follow along at the same time. You can watch-do-learn as our professional Photographer walks you through the exact techniques the professionals use to process their images in Photoshop.

Here is a list of the ten video training tutorials contained in Module Seventeen and what you will learn within each module:

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Tutorial 1: Tools Part I

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Vertical Toolbar
  • Use the Move Tool
  • Draw areas using the Marquee Tool
  • Adjust the Feathering setting
  • Make selections using the Lasso Tool
  • Use the Quick Selection Tool
  • Use the Magic Wand Tool

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Tutorial 2: Tools Part II

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Identify, use and modify the Crop Tool
  • Select specific colours using the Eyedropper Tool
  • Remove blemishes using the Healing Tool & Spot Healing Tool
  • Replace selections using the Patch Tool
  • Remove Red Eye in portraits
  • Identify, use and modify the Brush Tool
  • Use the Clone Stamp Tool to duplicate areas
  • Use the History State Brush to reverse actions

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Tutorial 3: Tools Part III

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Identify, use and modify the Crop Tool
  • Select specific colours using the Eyedropper Tool
  • Remove blemishes using the Healing Tool & Spot Healing Tool
  • Replace selections using the Patch Tool
  • Remove Red Eye in portraits
  • Identify, use and modify the Brush Tool
  • Use the Clone Stamp Tool to duplicate areas
  • Use the History State Brush to reverse actions

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Tutorial 4: Photoshop Pallets

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose of palettes and how to interact them
  • Identify the layer’s palette and its function
  • How to add a layer and manipulate its appearance
  • Reverse the changes you’ve made using the History palette
  • Understand how to use Actions
  • Edit text spacing and size using the Character panel
  • Pinpoint the colour values within an exact pixel and what are optimum settings
  • Understand a Histogram and how to read its results
  • Zoom in and zoom out of a photograph
  • Integrate Adobe Bridge to your Photoshop workspace
  • To choose colours using a picker, swatches or by sliders
  • Identify the Adjustments palette

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Tutorial 5: Adjustments Part I

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Adjustments palette
  • Apply and edit a Brightness and Contrast adjustment layer
  • Apply and edit a Curves adjustment layer
  • Change the exposure directly to a photograph
  • Apply and edit a Vibrance & Saturation adjustment layer
  • Change a colour photograph to black & white
  • Apply and edit a Hue & Saturation adjustment layer
  • Change colours in a photograph

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Tutorial 6: Adjustments Part II

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Apply and edit a Black and White adjustment layer
  • Apply multiple adjustment layers
  • Apply and edit a Colour Balance adjustment layer
  • Apply and edit a Photo Filter adjustment layer
  • Apply and edit a Channel Mixer adjustment layer
  • Apply and edit a Posterize adjustment layer
  • Apply and edit a Selective Colour adjustment layer

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Tutorial 7: Adobe Camera RAW Part I

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of Adobe Camera RAW
  • Understand the history of a RAW image
  • Open multiple images in Adobe Camera RAW
  • Re-correct white balance in post-production when using a grey card
  • Use presets to change white balance
  • Synchronise changes to batch edit multiple files

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Tutorial 8: Adobe Camera RAW Part II

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Adjust exposure in Adobe Camera RAW
  • Regain detail lost in over exposed highlights
  • Add a digital fill light
  • Increase clarity and sharpness to a photograph
  • Identify how to add digitised sharpness
  • Reduce or Increase noise
  • Change image to black and white in Adobe Camera RAW
  • Apply singular colour tones
  • Apply grain to increase textural feel of an image
  • Process and open RAW in Photoshop

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Tutorial 9: Using Layers

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Layer multiple images together
  • Apply a layer mask
  • Mask selected areas to expose different layers
  • Create a composite of multiple images to increase the dynamic range
  • Apply adjustment layers to masked layers
  • Create a clipping mask to a singular layer

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Tutorial 10: Gradients and Vignettes

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Create and apply solid colour layers
  • Apply a gradient to solid colour layers
  • Remove over spilled content using the Eraser Tool
  • Create a custom vignette using the Marquee Tool
  • Change the opacity of layers
  • How to flatten layers to compress file size
  • How to set a crop for printing

Module Eighteen: Advanced Photographic Editing Part II

This is the second part of our extensive Photoshop training series, continued from Module 17.

Important: You will get a FREE 7 day trial of Photoshop (from adobe) and a FREE copy of all images used in these on-screen tutorials so that you can follow along at the same time. You can watch-do-learn as our professional Photographer walks you through the exact techniques the professionals use to process their images in Photoshop.

Here is a list of the ten video training tutorials contained in Module Eighteen and what you will learn within each module:

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Tutorial 11: Retouching Part I

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Employ the Clone Stamp Tool to remove blemishes
  • Understand the Spot Healing Brush
  • Change brush diameter & hardness size
  • Remove imperfections on skin

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Tutorial 12: Retouching Part II

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Use the Patch Tool to replace areas
  • Soften blemishes on skin whilst retaining texture
  • Use multiple layers to grade degree of editing
  • Stack multiple layers to offer more control over editing

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Tutorial 13: Smoothing The Skin 

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Creating Layer Masks from the Lasso Tool
  • Isolate areas and separate from original layer for further editing
  • Achieve blemish free, magazine level re-touching
  • Soften skin texture using creative blurs
  • Discover optional Photoshop Plugins

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Tutorial 14: Curves and Saturation

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Increase contrast using Levels
  • Create S-Curves
  • Use Layer Blends to create unique adjustment layer effects
  • Adjust colour using Hue / Saturation controls
  • Adjust saturation in specific areas

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Tutorial 15: Adjusting Eyes and Eyelashes

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Use the History State Brush to retrieve previous stages of workflow
  • Change colours of a subject’s eyes
  • Increase brightness in a subject’s eyes
  • Compress multiple layers together to help save file space
  • Thicken the appearance of eyelashes

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Tutorial 16: Adjusting Lips

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Edit lips on a portrait
  • Adding more shape and contrast to lips
  • Adding richer colours to lips

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Tutorial 17: Printing Preparation

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Draw shapes using the Marquee Tool
  • Understanding Feathering Radius’
  • Create a vignette for framing effects
  • Apply a crop to an image
  • Create a customised crop
  • Prepare an image for print
  • Increase sharpness using Photoshop filters

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Tutorial 18: Whitening Teeth

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Edit teeth on a portrait
  • Increase brightness on teeth
  • Remove discolouring on teeth
  • Improve the appearance of a smile
  • Employ colour channel saturation tools

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Tutorial 19: Liquify Tool

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Edit shapes and outlines of objects
  • Reduce or increase the shape of a person using the Liquify Tool
  • Slim subjects
  • Increase mass to subjects
  • Edit portraits using techniques from professional magazine Digital Artists

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Tutorial 20: Adding Creative Touch

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Create colour casts using graduated files
  • Change mood and atmosphere using colour
  • Understand how layer blend modes affect photographs
  • Introduce texture by compositing multiple layers
  • Utilise Layer Masks to remove texture in specific areas
  • Create a vintage, retro style to your photographs

Each extensive module in iPhotography Course has been meticulously developed by an award-winning team of photographers and e-learn experts.

Our proprietary blend of expertly crafted content, stimulating imagery, subtle animation, smart interactions, lively simulations, fun gamification, and practical quizzes, ensures an immersive, engaging, and effortless learning experience for beginner and advanced photographers alike.

The result? You become a skilled photographer, faster.

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