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Photography and Image Processing

Certificate Programme in Digital Creative Photography
數碼創意攝影證書課程

Course No. : 241-209500-01|Start Date : 15/06/2024

Admission Requirements

Applicants shall have basic knowledge of personal computers, and
1. completion of secondary education, or equivalent; or
2. aged 21 or above.

Start Date

15 June 2024

Schedule

Saturday
Remark: External studio and outing sessions may be arranged on Saturdays or Sundays

Time

2:30pm - 5:30pm (normal sessions)
Remark: External studio or outing sessions may be arrange at different time during Saturdays and Sundays

Application Fee

HK$150

Tuition Fee

HK$15,240
Remark: Tuition fee not include travel cost for outings and model fees.

Level

Certificate programmes

QF Level

3

QR Registration No.

17/001006/L3

QR Registration Validity Period

04/10/2017 - Ongoing

Course Enquiries

2209 7752 / 2209 77602723 5569[JavaScript encoded]

Enrolment Enquiries

2209 0290

Closing Date for Application

Limited seat available, please apply as soon as possible

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Objectives

This programme intends to help students to understand the basics of photography, digital darkroom techniques skills to handle common photographic tasks and handle small scale photographic project independently. Graduates can also peruse more commercial photography skills in areas of events, wedding, fashion, product etc., or peruse fine art style photography studies afterwards.

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Content

1. Introduction to Photography (30hr)
This course will introduce the basics of photography to students, which include practical skills of operating common digital cameras and equipment, and fundamental concepts of visual communication design in photography. It also covers basic studio photography practices, in which students are trained to handle common tasks in studio photography.


2. Creative Photographic Techniques (30hr)
This course is designed to provide further develop the knowledge and skills for students to enhance the creative processes for photography. It introduces more visual communication concepts and practical skills of camera and lens controls, lighting effects and use of other equipment. Students will be able to handle most common photography tasks and develop a creative style and visual problem-solving skills.


3. Digital Imaging Processing and Design (30hr)
This course is designed to give students the essential skills in digital image processing to enable them to handle digital photography post-production. The course will cover the workflow and practical skills in using photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop / Lightroom, etc.) to enhance, retouch and apply special effects to the photos, as well as performing the basic digital design production for print, screen and web sharing.

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Assessment

Assignment, Project and Midterm test

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Award of Certificate

To qualify for the award of 'Certificate in Digital Creative Photography', students are required to have an attendance rate of 70% for each course and have passed the assessments of each course.

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Continuing Education Fund

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 3).

Course Code: 32C142594
CEF Course Name : Certificate in Digital Creative Photography

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Application Procedure

A. Online enrollment:

Please submit your application via online enrollment system (click "Online Enrolment" button at programme webpage). Upon the completion of online enrollment (including "Computer Knowledge and Other Skills" field), please email copies of the supporting documents to scs-it@cuhk.edu.hk:
• Copies of academic qualifications (e.g. award certificate / final transcript);
• Copies of proof of working experience, if applicable (e.g. reference letter or employment letter).


B. Enrollment by paper form:

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
• A duly completed "Enrolment Form for Certificate and Diploma/Professional Programmes" (please include the "Computer Knowledge and Other Skills" field);
• Copies of academic qualifications (e.g. award certificate / final transcript);
• Copies of proof of working experience, if applicable (e.g. reference letter or employment letter);
• Application Fee of $150 (please refer to "Part B - Methods of Payment" listed in the Enrollment Form).

Please submit to the enrolment form and supporting documents to any one of our School's Enrolment Centres in-person; OR post to the Programme Team at:

17/F, Oriental Centre, 67 Chatham Road South,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(Attn: Information Technology Programme Team - Application of Certificate Programme in Python Programming)

Admission will be assessed on a first-come-first served basis for qualified applicants. Thus, early enrollment is encouraged.

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Other Information

1. Software use: Adobe Photoshop / Lightroom
2. Students are expected to have their own DSLR / Mirrorless cameras and accessories for practice.