Course outline

Learners who successfully complete this module will:

  • Explain the inter-relationship between the theory and practice of photography
  • Outline the role of digital photography as a contemporary medium of communication
  • Explain the functions of the principal components of a digital camera and or digital SLR camera
  • Describe the functions and uses of camera lenses and camera accessories
  • Explain key elements in a computer workstation layout
  • Expose photographs correctly by controlling shutter speed, aperture, ISO and white balance
  • Apply the correct digital editing tools and practices to produce high-quality final images
  • Experiment with various elements of composition
  • Illustrate individual creativity through the practice of photography Save and store images appropriately
  • Construct a portfolio of work suitable for professional presentation
  • Work independently in a disciplined professional manner
  • Practice time management in completing work Make informed critical judgment of completed work
  • Make informed critical judgements of completed work


 Tutor: John Sexton

Tuesday: 7PM- 9.30PM (22 weeks)



Adult Education office Telephone: 086-0410668


Course delivery format and costing may change depending on government guidelines’ around the pandemic.