Digital Photography - EL536

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Spring
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5 15 (7.5) DR M Green




May not be taken if enrolled on, or have completed DIGM5410
This is a wild module available to schools outside of EDA.
This module is capped at 40 students.



This module is concerned with the principles and practice of digital photography and photographic image editing. Topics will include: basic optics, lighting, cameras and imaging, composition and colour, files and processing, historical developments, image correction and manipulation. Theory is followed by practicals and workshops.


This module appears in:

Contact hours

29 Contact hours
121 Private study hours
Total hours 150


This is a wild module available to schools outside of EDA
This Module is capped at 40 students

Method of assessment

(70%) Photographic portfolio.
(30%) Poster

Indicative reading


See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of image composition, perspective and tone.
2. Edit and manipulate acquired images using software tools.
3. Communicate a message via images and text.
4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific principles of photography including camera optics, imaging techniques and image manipulation.

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