Online DofE photography skills course

This is a 3 month DofE Photography Skills course with 12 weekly modules. It includes supporting materials, assessment and assessor sign off.

  • What the course includes

    * Online course booklets - 12 weeks of photographic assignments.
    * Weekly emails, visuals & information.
    * Supplementary information and reading * Members only Facebook group, where students can interact with each other, share photos and tips.
    * Assess the student’s work throughout and give on-going guidance through social media and email.
    * End of course assessment and DofE skills reporting sign off

  • Photography skills taught

    * How to use a DSLR camera.
    * Become proficient in its functions.
    * Learn about composition.
    * Using filters, working in natural and artificial light.
    * Insights and advice on how to build up a portfolio of a chosen themes, such as wildlife, or portrait photography.
    * Learning how to re-touch digital images (using photo editing applications) including cropping, adding effects and adjusting colour.
    * Helping recognise great images and enter competitions.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Video: Welcome & Meet Lillie

    • Welcome & Read First

  • 2

    Facebook Group Info

    • Join Our Closed DofE Online Live Photo Skills Page

    • Posting your photographs on the Facebook group

  • 3

    Final Assessment Information

    • Assessor & Assessment Info

    • Final Assessment: Labelling your Photos

    • Final Assessment: Uploading your photographs to Wetransfer.com

  • 4

    Helpful Information

    • Transferring your photographs from your camera to your computer

    • Which camera do I have?

    • Links to Camera Manuals

    • Glossary

    • Our Favourite Famous Photographers

  • 5

    Be Inspired: Previous Students Work

    • Inspiration: View Our Previous Students Work

  • 6

    Get to Know Your Camera

    • Part I: Camera Mechanics Explained

    • Part II: How your camera works

    • Part III: Composition

    • Part IV: Light

  • 7

    Week 1. Camera Settings

    • VIDEO: Introduction To Your Camera

    • Week 1. Camera Settings

  • 8

    Week 2. Focus

    • VIDEO: Focus

    • Week 2. Focus

  • 9

    Week 3. Aperture: Shallow depth of field

    • VIDEO: Aperture - Shallow Depth of Field

    • Week 3. Aperture: Shallow Depth of Field

  • 10

    Week 4. Landscapes & Sunsets

    • VIDEO: Landscapes - Everything in focus

    • Week 4. Landscapes & Sunsets

  • 11

    Week 5. Fast Shutter Speed

    • VIDEO: Fast Shutter Speed

    • Week 5. Fast Shutter Speed

  • 12

    Week 6. Slow Shutter Speed

    • VIDEO: Slow Shutter Speed

    • Week 6. Slow Shutter Speed

  • 13

    Week 7. Rule of Thirds

    • Week 7. Rule of Thirds

    • Week 7. Rule of Thirds

  • 14

    Week 8. Black & White

    • Video: Black & White

    • Week 8. Black and White

  • 15

    Week 9. Frame with a Frame

    • Video: Frame with a Frame

    • Week 9. Frame within a frame

  • 16

    Week 10. Still Life

    • Video: Still Life

    • Week 10. Still Life

  • 17

    Week 11. Photoshop

    • Video: Photoshop

    • Week 11. Photoshop

    • Snapseed Editor

  • 18

    Week 12. Self Portraits

    • Video: Self Portraits

    • Week 12. Self Portraits

    • Uploading your Photographs to Wetransfer.com

    • DofE Assessment Information

  • 19

    Conclusion & DofE assessment

    • Video: Conclusion

    • Thank you & Please read!

  • 20

    Any questions?

    • Contact us

Pricing

Experience a new world of artistic photography through our DofE Photography Skills Course

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