Digital Basic Course 2 - Basic Lighting & Night Photography


Digital Basic Course 2 – Basic Lighting & Night Photography


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.

Duration: 4 lessons, 2 hours per lesson

Venue: 30 Selegie Road, Selegie Arts Centre

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Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Lighting in Photography

  • Introduction to Studio Lighting
  • Managing Lighting and Effects
  • Studio Portrait Lighting Technique
  • Products & Still Life Lighting Technique

Lesson 2: Introduction to Flashlight Photography

  • Built-in Flashlight and External Flashlight
  • Guide Number, TTL and E-TTL
  • Sync Speed
  • Rear Curtain Sync
  • Flashlight Technique
  • Bounced
  • Light Modifiers
  • Multiple Flashes
  • Outdoor Portrait with Flashlight

Lesson 3: Night Photography & Practical Session

  • Introduction to Night Photography
  • Aperture Influence at Night
  • Shutter Influence at Night
  • ISO Influence at Night
  • Metering
  • Exposure Compensations
  • Usage of the Different Modes
  • Long Exposures
  • Night Portraits with Flashlight

Lesson 4: Critique and Course Review



Upon completion of the course, students are required to submit a set of 6 x S8R/8R printed photographs for assessment. The instructor will brief students on submission criteria. Only successful submissions will be awarded with a course certificate.

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