Digital Photography Essentials

This digital photography course covers composition and lighting techniques; the technical aspects of photography and what to do with the images once you have cpatured them.

The is customised to individual client's requirements, so can include specialist aspects such as colour management and digital camera profiling.

The training is very much hands-on and you will be taking lots of photos to work with with Photography sessions usually taking place in the grounds (weather permitting) of our training studio. However, depending on the individual's specific goals, we do visit locations nearby of photographic interest.

  • Course Outline

    Equipment Selection
    Essential Camera configuration & set up
    Choice of software for retouching
    Image storage decisions
    Using your DSLR - settings, positioning, lens use etc
    Making adjustments - ISO, white balance, focusing etc
    Importing & Retouching images
    Image preparaton & Processing
    Importance of Colour Management
    Start selling or marketing your services

    Attendees should bring with them their current digital camera(s) as they will be taking lots of photos. Don't forget to bring suitable outdoor clothes and, if rain is forecast, wellies!

    Download the PDF which shows a more detailed description of what is covered. 

  • Who Should Attend?

    Anyone who is looking to ceoming a semi or professional photography
  • Takeaways

    A better understanding of composition

    Understanding the importance of lighting & lighting techniques

    Appreciation of the technical aspects of photography

General Information

Training typically starts at 9.30am and finishes at approximately 4.30pm each day.

For Tailored courses we can adjust the timings to suit the individual or group.

Online training can be taken at a prearranged time and date and typically in three or four hour sessions.


  • Comprehensive Course Notes & Resources
  • Certificate for Career Progression
  • Lunch & refreshment each day
  • Dedicated experienced trainer
  • All equipment & software PC or MAC*
  • For tailored courses - combine relevant applications
  • Tailored courses on Dates/times to suit you
  • UNLIMITED post-training email or phone supports

About Us

Computer Graphics Training have been providing software training courses, consultancy and graphic design services to a diverse range of companies for over 25 years.