Photographic Technology


Photographic Technology

Photographic Technology
 
Course Code BPH201
Qualification Statement of Attainment
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 100 Hours

 
Course Information

This is a fascinating area of photographic study which any good photographer needs to understand in order to not only take good photos, but also identify and understand problems when they occur. This course is equally relevant to digital and film covering such things as image formation, light, lenses, filters, colour and the sensitivity of film or electronic surfaces that record the image.


Did you realize that lenses for film cameras are not going to perform the same if used on a digital camera?

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Image Formation
    • Interaction of light with matter (Reflection, Absorption, Transmission, Deviation, Dispersion), Lenses (6 main types -Double Convex,. Plano Convex etc), Understanding movement of light, Image formation in a camera.
  2. Lighting
    • Characteristics of light (Spectrum characteristics, Overall Output, Consistency, Efficiency, Illumination, Quantity, Economy etc); Natural Light, Artificial Light (direction, intensity and colour); Generating Light (From Burning, Heating, Spark or Arc of Electricity, Electrical Discharge); Lighting Equipment (Tungsten Filament Lamps Tungsten Halogen Lamps, Fluorescent Lamps, Flashbulbs.
  3. Sensitometry A (ie. Film Sensitivity)
    • How a Negative is Created; Film Contrast Characteristics (medium, low or high),Resolving & Grain, Speed, Light Meters
  4. Sensitometry B
    • Luminance range, Scatter affect, Under & over exposure, Callier coefficient,, Difuse & parallel illumination
  5. Understanding Colour
    • White light, Primary colours, Subtractive colour, Short & long wavelengths, Colour differences in negative and positive film.
  6. Chemistry of Colour Photography
    • Colour chemistry, Colour image development, Alternative methods of image formation and processing.
  7. Optical Filters and other activities
    • Applications for different filters, for special affects, comparing with and without filters.
  8. Lenses
    • Wide angle Lenses, The Standard Lens, Telephoto Lens, Zoom and Macro Lenses; Applications for different lenses

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

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Student support

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As an enrolled student at Learning Cloud, you are entitled to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Services Unit. These supports are designed to walk beside you throughout your studies they will assist you in life’s ups and downs to provide you the best opportunity to successfully complete your chosen course.

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  • Reasonable Adjustment Plan (RAP)

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How will this course advance my career?

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How else will I benefit from studying with Learning Cloud?

  • Studying online or distance means you can study where you want and at your own pace.
  • Receive career-focused training with practical, hands-on learning.
  • All course materials are provided and all digital platforms are interactive, work on any device and designed to be fun.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning or Skills Recognition may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.

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