Course Description

Diploma in Commercial Photography



Diploma in Commercial Photography is a course run by City Colleges, Dublin. It is an Online course with a duration of 10 weeks. Diploma in Commercial Photography gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Commercial Photography at City Colleges, please review the details below.

Course Dates
Next Course Commencing:
Tue 27th September2022
Duration:
10 weeks, 1 evening per week from 6.30 to 9.30pm

Course Award
City Colleges Diploma

Course Fee
Classroom:
€595

Live Online:
€495

International/Non-EU:
Call +353 1 4160034

Course Overview

City Colleges are excited to announce our Diploma in Commercial Photography. Catering to beginners, this new course will provide a solid foundation in the practical and creative aspects of commercial photography, both as a service for businesses, and as a business in itself.
Covering a broad range of topics, from the beginnings of commercial photography through to its contemporary iterations, this course will give students an in-depth understanding of the aesthetics and techniques required to produce impactful commercial imagery.
From the outset, students will be encouraged to develop their creative and improvisational skills through in class workshops and follow on home assignments with an emphasis on composition, lighting and most importantly, thinking outside the box.

Course Modules:

• Historical Background
• Equipment Overview and Recommendations
• Exposure Workshop
• Studio Workshop
• Workflow and Post Production
• Graphic Design
• Formatting for Social Media Platforms
• Preparing Images for Print and VDUs in Retail Spaces
• Challenging Assignments
Learning Outcomes (maybe include this inside the Modules section because it is short)
On completion of the course, you will have gained the confidence and knowledge to take the first steps on your photography journey. Motivation, enthusiasm and entrepreneurship are key elements in this process, start small think big, a world of opportunity awaits…

Who Should Apply:
Commercial photography is its own category that requires a unique set of skills.
This introductory course is tailored to aspiring photographers and small business owners wishing to optimise their use of images online and in general.
In a series of workshops and assignments, designed to deliver the most value to students, the fundamentals of exposure, lighting and composition will be explored. Through relevant examples and real-world case studies, students will be introduced to the numerous applications for commercial photography.

This course is recommended for:
• Aspiring Photographers
• Jewellers
• Antique Dealers
• Cafe Owners
• Crafts People
• Estate Agents
• Fashion Designers
• MUAs
• Architects
• Anyone interested in presenting their work or product in the best possible light.

Entry Requirements:
Students will need a DSLR or Mirrorless camera, a laptop with Adobe Photoshop and of course a keen eye!
Students should be able to purchase student subscription rates for the latest Adobe software, see below, (otherwise a recent version will be fine.)
https://www.adobe.com/ie/creativecloud/buy/students.html

You will also need a Tripod for this course (reasonable models can be purchased for approximately €50)

Attendance and Assessment:
A ‘Pass’ grade on both the digital assignments and in-class participation is required to achieve the Diploma. A ‘Fail’ grade will result in a Certificate of Attendance for the course but without the Diploma being awarded.
Students must attend at least 8 of the 10 course evenings to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided. Projects must be uploaded on the due date unless a good reason is provided. In such instances, an extension may be allowed at the discretion of the lecturer.
Digital Assessment:
It is important that assignments are correctly formatted, captioned and submitted on time via email. Exceptions will only be permitted as stipulated above.

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Training ProviderCity Colleges
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Start Date27th September 2022
Course Duration10 weeks
Course Time6.30 - 9.30pm
Course Fee595
Phone01 524 1606
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