Design and Composition in Photography Training Course

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Course Language

This course is delivered in German or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Good computer skills. Owning a digital camera, preferably a digital SLR or compact more advanced (having the RAW format). Please also take the camera software and user manual.

Overview Overview

During the course, participants will know: principles of image formation and digital darkroom, the camera's own capabilities, rules for implementing technically and compositionally correct images, the tools of modern photography, the techniques used by photographers, tricks and methods to circumvent the problem, the principle of selecting the camera and lens to fit your needs.

Course Outline Course Outline


  • The history of photography in a nutshell
  • Lighting in Photography
  • Types
  • Features and operation of digital matrices
  • Exposure time
  • Aperture
  • Tenderness
  • Depth of field
  • The color temperature of light
  • File Formats
  • Resolution
  • Size
  • Histogram
  • Calibration

Photographic equipment

  • Principle of operation
  • Focus
  • Metering
  • Time synchronization
  • Control depth of field
  • Bracketing
  • Lenses
  • Brightness
  • Aperture focal
  • Couplings
  • Sun visors
  • Stand


  • Aesthetics and image composition
  • Types of compositions
  • mood
  • The transfer of information
  • The balance of the image
  • The direction of the image
  • Multifarious
  • Frame
  • Title picture and signature

Taking pictures

  • Limitations in determining the exposure
  • Camera Shake - safe times
  • The choice of the depth of field
  • Kodak Gray Card
  • Correct exposure

Interest Groups

  • Architecture
  • Landscape
  • Nature
  • Report
  • Portrait
  • Macro
  • Night snapshot
  • Black and White Photography


  • Carrying case
  • Digital storage media
  • Digital archive
  • Cataloging
  • Storage
  • Search
  • Sources of information
  • Methods of implementation of prints
  • Improved picture

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 2513EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 2550EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 2513EUR 2550EUR
2 1632EUR 1625EUR
3 1338EUR 1317EUR
4 1191EUR 1163EUR
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
Berlin Tue, 2016-11-08 08:001913EUR / 2513EUR
KölnTue, 2016-11-08 09:302550EUR / 3200EUR
NürnbergTue, 2016-11-08 09:302550EUR / 3200EUR
MünchenTue, 2016-11-22 09:302550EUR / 3200EUR
BremenMon, 2016-12-05 09:302550EUR / 3200EUR

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