Photography Essentials Module



The Photography Essentials Module covers the basic knowledge, as well as technical and creative skills expected from a professional photographer who deals with general photography. The classes from this module include the fundamentals in shooting with natural and continuous light sources, shooting with a compact flash, shooting with studio lights, managing image files, and basic post-processing techniques.

This module is the perfect starting point for photography enthusiasts and for those considering photography as a career.

Expected Outcome

By the end of the module, you will:

  • Identify the process of digital photography
  • Understand the software and hardware of a digital camera
  • Operate a digital camera
  • Identify different composition techniques
  • Identify the characteristics of light
  • Compose and shoot a subject under natural and continuous light sources, compact flash, and studio lights
  • Balance ambient light and flash
  • Identify common accessories in photography
  • Identify different lighting techniques
  • Shoot studio portraits
  • Define digital imaging
  • Identify different tools in digital imaging
  • Prepare images for various output requirements
  • Understand color basics and color management
  • Develop a digital workflow
  • Manage, sort, classify images, and edit images
  • Maintain and store photography-related equipment

Expected Output

Digital and Printed Portfolio

Bundled Courses

  • Digital Camera Fundamentals
  • Basic Photography
  • Studio Lighting 101
  • Flash Photography for Beginners
  • Digital Imaging and Color Management Fundamentals
  • Adobe Photoshop CC Essentials
  • Advanced Photoshop: Portrait Retouching
  • Adobe Lightroom Essentials: Photo Editing & Management


  • For photography classes, each student is required to bring his own camera, one suitable for the field of study.


  • The courses schedule are ongoing throughout the year. Student can attend the classes according to their availability, following the posted calendar of classes.
  • Class hours vary per course.
  • Availability of slot per course is on first-come, first-served basis.
  • To request for updated calendar, please fill up the request form below.

Duration & Fee

  • 24 days | 74 hours
  • ₱23,500 inclusive of VAT. This module fee is 15% cheaper than taking each course individually.

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, desirable attitudes, and skills in operating a camera and composing a subject; setting up studio lights, equipment, and accessories; performing post-production stages; and presenting finished products in accordance with the industry standards.