UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter

Duration

10 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

7 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

ON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

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The technical skills needed to operate a DSLR camera correctly, as well as insights into current trends and best practices.

2

Expert mentorship from a leading professional photographer, who will introduce you to the world of digital photography.

3

Recognition for your new skill set from Africa’s number one University,1 and a powerful proof of competence on your CV.

1QS Top Universities (2019)

YOUR COURSE CONVENOR

Roberta Crumplin

Professional Photographer

A few years after obtaining her BAFA (hons), BA (hons), and PGCE in painting and photography, English, the history of art, and education; Roberta started her own professional photography business called “Big Day Big Picture”. Her extensive portfolio of work includes weddings of all varieties, corporate and family events, portraits, PR shots and headshots.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 1:
Getting to Know Your Camera
Module 2:
Aperture
Module 3:
Shutter Speed
Module 4:
ISO
Module 5:
How Your Camera Understands Light
Module 6:
How to Make Use of Your Flash
Module 7:
Composition
Module 8:
Portraits
Module 9:
Landscape
Module 10:
Basic Photo Editing Techniques

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This UCT online short course is delivered in collaboration with online education provider GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals, and benefit from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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