Course Description

Learn to produce high-quality, professional photographs using your own digital SLR camera. This course will introduce students to digital SLR cameras, the basics of digital image files, and the processing of images in Adobe Photoshop. Students are responsible for the cost of printing. For online courses, students must have access to Adobe CC Photoshop to complete assignments. Students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website, but at this time there are no discounts available for Continuing Studies students.

Students must have access to a digital SLR or mirrorless camera.

Upon the successful completion of this course, students will learn:

  • Digital camera and lenses anatomy
  • How to change shutter speed, aperture, and ISO
  • How to compose with autofocus
  • To use form, geometry and the basic theory of composition thoughtfully
  • Distinguish between the working and downloading of JPEG and Raw files
  • Understanding the basics of photographic editing software 


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Section Title
Introduction to Digital Photography
10:00AM to 1:00PM
Jan 14, 2023 to Feb 11, 2023
10:00AM to 1:00PM
Feb 25, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $475.00
Additional Fee(s)
Adobe CC $216.00 Optional
Section Notes

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

COVID-19 Protocols for On-Site Courses
By registering to take an on-site course at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies you agree to comply with the following requirements:

Proof of Vaccination
1. Masks are Mandatory
2. Maintain Physical Distance Where Possible
3. Practice Good Hand Hygiene
4. Self-Assessments

Please see our registration policies for detailed information on COVID-19 protocols for on-site courses at OCAD U’s School of Continuing Studies. We will notify you with updates as the situation evolves.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas.

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.