If you want to take great photos, you need to understand light and its properties. Lighting is fundamental to photography and is the most crucial element! So, whether you want to be a better hobby photographer or start a professional business, this course is ideal for you.
Certificate of Photographic Lighting is an online professional development program that will provide you with essential photography lighting techniques, knowledge and skills.
Throughout this photographic lighting course, you will learn how to manipulate light and camera settings to take professional-looking photographs.
You will also learn how filters create different lighting effects, how to compensate for imperfect lighting conditions, incorporate tone to perfect an image and distinguish between studio lighting and on-location photography lighting techniques.
On completion of this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to use light to create professional photographs and gain professional development towards entry-level positions in the industry.
Unit - Photographic Lighting
Unit 1 – Light Characteristics and lighting concepts
Properties of light
Incident or reflected light
Planning ideas for photographs
Learn from your experience
Recording your work
Colour and black and white film
Learn from experience
Adjusting light for digital or choosing film
Curve control – software function
Unit 2 – Understanding sensitometry & the zone system
Special techniques (high speed, intermittent capture, etc)
On location photo skills
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 50 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.