Discover the joy of photography, recognized as the world’s most popular hobby. The Digital Basic Photography Course will bring you into the exciting world of digital photography.

You will be taught the basic theory and fundamentals of photography. At PSS, we believe that it is essential for one to be well-versed in the fundamentals. You will be trained to develop a creative approach to capture images with impact.

The course is unique as it is based on a modular system and taught by different instructors specializing in different fields. Participants will be exposed to the various specialization of photography of photography and allow the participants to interact with different instructors who possess different styles.

The course is unique as it is based on a modular system and taught by experienced Instructors. Participants will be exposed to the various aspects of photography.

Course Details

Duration: 4 lessons, 2 hours per lesson

Venue: 30 Selegie Road, Selegie Arts Centre

Course Fees:
$190/member, $230/non-member (for advance payment)
$200/member, $240/non-member (payment on course start date)

*Please make payment to confirm your place in the course.

Call us at 6334 3361 for information on payment and booking.

*Note: Course will commence when at least 4 students have registered for the course.

Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Introduction to Camera
  • Introduction to Lenses
  • Aperture
  • Shutter Speed
  • Focus Length
  • Composition
  • Depth of Field

Lesson 2: Introduction to the Functions of a Camera

  • Metering
  • Exposure Compassion
  • White Balance
  • ISO
  • “A” Mode
  • “S” Mode
  • “M” Mode

Lesson 3: Day Outing at Singapore Botanic Gardens (Weekend)

  • Zoom/Close-Up Photography
  • Wide Angle Photography
  • Perspective and Framing
  • Fast Shutter
  • Slow Shutter

Lesson 4: Photo Clinic

  • Review of Course Content
  • Briefing on Course Submissings
  • Photo Critique Session (from Course Outing)


Upon completion of the course, participants are required to submit a set of 6 mounted photos prints for assessment (size 8′ x 10′ or 8′ x 12′). Course certificates will only be awarded upon successful submission and grading of course works.