Photography Digital Imaging

West College Scotland


Greenock (Finnart Street) Campus


This 10 week course in digital photography is suitable for anyone who has an interest in pursuing a career in photography and digital processing. It is suited for a variety of individuals, whether you are looking to turn your hobby into your career, or you are currently running a business that has a need for these skills. The course covers the basic photographic techniques and provides the perfect environment and encouragement to aid your photographic skills development.

You will learn to leave the automatic setting of your camera behind, and take control using the basic manual operations such as:

Exposure Time, Aperture, ISO, White balance, Focal Length,

You will learn how to:

Make long exposures, capture light trails from traffic, paint with light, compose your images for maximum effect.

Thursday - 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

This unit is provided as a stand-alone short course. However, successful completion may help students progress onto courses in media or photography, or become more employable in a range of jobs where it would be advantageous to have basic photography and digital processing skills.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

10 weeks



SCQF Level




Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display