The introduction to Photography Fundamentals course examines how photography has changed with the development of new technologies

Many students still like to use a variety of film and digital imaging for the photos and this course covers both to understand the differences, and how these affect your photos.

If you enjoy taking photos at home for a personal interest or you are a  budding photographer who dreams of making it a career, it is suggested to take on the Introduction to photography Fundamentals course to have an understanding of both photography mediums to work out which is best for you.

The course is completely self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Origins of Photography:
  2. Film
  3. Photo Equipment: Cameras
  4. Photo Equipment
  5. Processing/Developing Images
  6. Enlarging and Photo Manipulation
  7. Lighting
  8. Fault Finding
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Discuss the principles that underpin photography and examine the evolution into digital technologies.
  • Explain how photographic images are able to be captured on film.
  • Provide you with a firm understanding of how you can work at improving your capabilities with respect to taking photographs.
  • Determine appropriate application for a range of common items of photographic equipment and develop an understanding of how digital images can be transferred effectively from a digital camera
  • Explain how photographic film is developed.
  • Describe the process by which photographic film may be enlarged.
  • Work more effectively with light when taking photographs.
  • Identify and avoid common faults in photographs.