Love photography and ready to move beyond 'point and click'?
Learn the tricks of the trade from a professional photographer and tutor in this hands on course designed to take your creative potential to the next level.
Taught in a workshop style learning environment with weekly class photo assignments, this short course works at your individual level to help you advance and extend your skills.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive:
- Record of Achievement - Photography Pathways (Level 3)
|Next intake||Aug 2020 View more details|
12 weeks part-time
|Indicative Fees||No tuition fees for domestic students View full fees information|
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Topics you'll cover
You'll learn about working with DSLR cameras, manual settings (lens choice, aperture, shutter speeds, ISO and colour temperature), and digital darkroom workflow, plus you'll get an overview of shooting high quality video on DSLR cameras.
The course covers the creative elements of photography like critical analysis of images, composition, camera angles and shooting distances, seeing like a photographer, and painting with light.
If a career as a photographer is your goal, this course will also build your knowledge around how to set up a photo shoot including an overview on art direction, choosing a location, directing the shoot, working with studio lighting, and working with models and clients.
|Indicative Fees *||No tuition fees for domestic students|
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Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
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Course Entry Information
There are no minimum academic requirements (open entry).
IMPORTANT: We regret that students who have already completed this course are not able to be enrolled again. Please contact our Information Centre for details about other courses in this subject area.
You will need to bring your own camera.
It is recommended that you also have access to software for editing.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
Classes are held 2 days a week - Wednesdays 6.00pm-8.30pm and Saturdays 9.00am-4.00pm.
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||26 Aug 2020|
- 12 weeks part-time