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Photography - Portraiture, People & Products

State ID: MAB15


Know your camera basics but still unsure how to progress? Leading on from our popular Digital Photography for Beginners, you will learn more about the skills needed to move past the limitations of auto modes to continue on your creative journey.
Using Portraiture, People and Products as our subject matter, you will learn about lighting, composition and how to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO to capture the important things in life.
This course offers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms, clear demonstrations and student practicals so you can put the theory into practice.
This course will cover:
    Still life photography
    Creative photography concepts
    Understanding light qualities and exposure
    Lighting types
    Using a flash
    Shooting to a design brief
    Defining your style
    Working in photoshop

Entry requirements

It is preferred that participants have completed the unit ICPDMT321 Capture a Digital Images (Digital Photography for Beginners) before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge of your camera in manual mode is required.

Participants will also require:
    A DSLR or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course
    Interchangeable lenses or broad range zoom lens   
    An off camera flash is essential for this course
    Image card(s), USB, camera card reader, charged camera and flash batteries, chargers
    Be familiar with your camera manual prior to starting the course (most manufacturers have online manuals you can download via the web if necessary)
    Knowledge of working with computers
    Pen and notepad
    Course content includes completing assessment criteria


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    CUAPHI302 Capture Photographic Images

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $202.50
Concession: $88.50
Commercial / International: $506.50

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    1800 675 781

How to apply
  1. Please check to see if dates have been set for this course by selecting the campus you wish to attend at the bottom of this page.
  2. Complete the Course enquiry form below and advise which dates you would like to enrol into.
  3. We will then send you enrolment forms to complete.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Bunbury Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 6 weeks
Busselton Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 6 weeks

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated November 11, 2020