Introduction to Digital Photography Level 3

Course code: OSC1273
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Take on a new challenge within the exciting world of digital photography with an award-winning distance learning provider. 

  • Understand the types of camera, equipment and accessories available
  • Learn more about the different camera modes and their uses
  • Study the ways light can affect images and how to use directional lighting
  • Find out more about a range of photography styles and genres
This course is only available to study online.
Course Overview

With the rise of social media and smartphone usage, photography is a norm within day-to-day life. So, improve your skills and make the most of your camera with this introductory course.

It couldn’t be easier! All your materials will be delivered to you via email or post and our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assessments.

Course Content
  • Different types of camera
  • Megapixels and image quality
  • The exposure triangle
  • Important camera accessories
  • Key camera features
  • Camera care
  • Types of camera storage
  • Camera program modes
  • Depth of field
  • Shutter speed
  • Aperture priority mode
  • Shutter priority mode
  • Scene modes
  • Colour temperature and light conditions
  • Using indoor and outdoor lighting
  • Using directional light and diffuse light
  • Effective back and front lighting
  • Rules of composition
  • Horizontal and vertical element features
  • Main features
  • Pattern and texture
  • Photography genres
  • Portrait images
  • Natural and urban landscapes
  • Still-life images