Photography, Introduction to

Photography, Introduction to

Photography, Introduction to (C012) is an Enrichment Programme Unit for students who are interested in the art and science of photography.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  • understand basic photography terms
  • learn basic techniques, camera controls, use of light, studio photography 
  • use basic photo editing.

21st century skills addressed in the unit:

  • Scientific literacy 
  • ICT literacy 
  • Critical thinking 
  • Creativity 
  • Communication 
  • Curiosity 
  • Initiative

Duration and frequency of sessions

1 hour every week (some sessions might take up to three hours)


Total duration of the EPU

30 hours


Proposed day and time

This will be decided during the first meeting as it depends on the availability of the group.


Marks earned

Maximum marks possibly earned in this EPU: 15 marks 


Further details

The course consists of the following parts: introduction and theory sessions, photo walks, photo editing, studio work, practical sessions, visit and darkroom demonstration and valuation sessions.

Additional benefits

This program can be used for the SOK Project pending approval of the SOK coordinator.



  • Student registration is on a first come first served basis. 
  • Students are required to attend regularly and respect code of behaviour.
  • Each group might be limited to 10 students, but can cater for multiple groups.


Registration/Participation fees 

No registration/participation fees are required.


EP Coordinator

Mr Riccardo Flask


You need more information?
Contact the EP coordinator.,introductionto