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Photography

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The art of observation

Qualifies to open Photographic practice in the fields of: Portrait, Fashion, Advertisement and photojournalism.

Develop theoretical and practical skills of handling and operating the equipment and of photographic post production.

Raises awareness on the usage of photography as a form of expression, visual and artistic communication.

By concluding this training, you will have the possibility of participating in our European Mobility Project ERASMUS+.

ETIC_Algarve provides the possibility of attending a 320h Internship, for the trainees that fulfill the requirements of JUMP – Support to Professional Integration.
Course Plan
1 Year
320 hours
Classes from October to July
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 7pm to 11pm

Participant Limit

Mínimum:8
Maximum:16
12 x 246,67€
+100€ Application fee

Recipients

Everyone who wants to acquire a solid base training to start in the photographics activity, or simply for the hobby of photography and to create your own portfolio. Students in areas such as architecture, design, media, or fine arts, where photography appears as a complement to academic training.

Professional Opportunities

  • Photographer
  • Event and social Photographer
  • Photography Assistants for advertisement and fashion

Course Content

HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Introduction to the history of photography and the photographic process
  • The Pioneers. The primitive techniques and it’s evolution 
  • Movement, trends and tendencies
  • Photography in Portugal

THE CAMERA

  • Components of the photographic camera
  • The shutter and the diaphragm. Relation between shutter /diaphragm. Depth of field 
  • Lenses: types and characteristics
  • The value of ISO
  • Analogue and digital, similarities and differences
  • Measuring light. Histogram
  • Notion of color temperature. White balance
  • Notion of composition and framing
  • Photographic practice

LIGHTING

  • Light and its characteristics 
  • Natural and artificial light
  • Continuous light and electronic flash 
  • Photographic practice

INTRODUCTION TO PORTRAIT &  NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Lighting techniques for studio and outdoor portrait sessions
  • B&W and color portrait
  • The human body. Proportions and framing
  • Nude photography - Studio session
  • Directing models
  • Photographic practice

INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Characteristics of Advertisement Photography
  • Notions of photographic production
  • Studio lighting techniques
  • Photographic practice

INTRODUCTION TO FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Agencies, Castings and Repérage
  • Styling, Make Up and Hair
  • Mood board. Editorial, Beauty, Cover
  • Photographic practice

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOJOURNALISM

  • The different types of written social communication
  • The different types of photographic report 
  • Journalistic and documentarial photography
  • Photographic practice

PHOTOGRAPHIC POST PRODUCTION

  • Image in digital editing softwares: pixel, resolution and scale
  • Image Mode: B&W, Colors, RGB, CMYK
  • Image editing Softwares: Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop
  • Painting the image: Light, shadows, retouche and image correction
  • Workflow; Image cataloging, action creation and integration
  • Image Optimization; Exporting and integration with other digital tools and supports

PROJECT

  • Analysis of reference projects
  • Research work 
  • Create, develop and present an individual project 

PORTFOLIO, PITCHING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Communication Strategies and orality
  • Tools and Strategies for business creation
  • Creation and development of an individual portfolio

INTERNSHIP

  • Possibility to apply for a 320h Internship for the trainees who fulfill the requirements for JUMP – Professional Integration Support

Teachers

Teachers

Facilities and Equipment

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    • Classrooms with individual workstations in an Apple environment;
    • Photography Studio equipped with continuous light and electronic flashes;
    • Wacom Digital Tables;
    • DSLR Photographic Machines - (3 full frame and  4 APS-C), 2x Canon 5D MARKll, 1x Canon 5D MARKlll, 1x Canon 80D, 2x Canon 760D,  1x Canon 550D;
    • 16 DSLR lenses and 2 medium format lenses;
    • Mirrorless Medium Format Photographic Camera - Fujifilm GFX 50S;
    • Softwares - Adobe Creative Cloud Pack: Bridge, Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.

Facilities and Equipment

AnteriorSeguinte
    • Classrooms with individual workstations in an Apple environment;
    • Photography Studio equipped with continuous light and electronic flashes;
    • Wacom Digital Tables;
    • DSLR Photographic Machines - (3 full frame and  4 APS-C), 2x Canon 5D MARKll, 1x Canon 5D MARKlll, 1x Canon 80D, 2x Canon 760D,  1x Canon 550D;
    • 16 DSLR lenses and 2 medium format lenses;
    • Mirrorless Medium Format Photographic Camera - Fujifilm GFX 50S;
    • Softwares - Adobe Creative Cloud Pack: Bridge, Lightroom, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.

Portfolios

Portfolios

Pricing ​​

Monthly Fees:
9 x 328,89€
+100€ Application fee
12 x 246,67€
+180€ Application fee
Special Discounts (not combinable):
-10%
save 296€
Application until 31/08
-12,5%
save 370€
Full payment until 31/08;
Former Trainees - Instalments;
(+100€ Application fee)
-7,5%
save 222€
Full Payment
after 01/09
(+ 100€ Application fee)
-15%
save 444€
Full Payment - Former Trainees
(+ 100€ Application fee)

Application Process

Schedule a personal interview at:

  • info@eticalgarve.com
  • 289 823 359 / 960 309 550

Optional - send an email answering the following questions: 

  • Why am I applying for this course? 
  • What are my motivations? 
  • What are my professionals aspirations? 

Attend the interview previously scheduled by the Pedagogical Director:

  • Present your portfolio
  • Await for the results of your application.

The applications take place between the months of June and October, until the beginning of the school year and classes, as long as there are vacancies in the courses. 

These can be done after the verification of the admission conditions, upon the payment of the registration and submitting the following documents: 

  • Curriculum vitae / Biography
  • 1 passport photo (digital or printed)
  • Certificate of habilitations 
  • Documents from the Candidate and the Responsible for the payment (National Identification Card + Taxpayer Identification Number + Proof of Address: water, electricity or telephone bills or driving license) 
  • Completing and Signing the application form and the training contract.

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