Digital Photography Training

Learn how to create images that record live events, tell a story and document history

Become a certified professional photographer with excellent shooting and photo retouching skill.

Course Fee: N100,000

Course Duration: Weekdays: 4 Weeks, Weekends: On Request

Time: Morning Session: 9am-12pm, Afternoon Session: 12pm-3pm, Evening Session: 3pm-6pm

Requirement: Basic Knowledge of Computer

Whether you are the one handling a camera or posing for a camera, you can surely agree with me that photography is fun. To achieve that state of the art photograph, however, requires a set of skills.

Whether for personal or commercial use, a course in digital photography is a plus. With a focus on teaching core photographic concepts and techniques, our Photography training in Lagos provides practical structure that would help you understand your tools and how to use them to create exceptional images. You'll leverage on our standard photography studio in Lagos to learn every advance concept of photography.

The art of photography has advanced over the years from the use of traditional tools like films to the use of ink in digital printing. Praxis Digital academy takes you to the genesis of photography and how it keeps evolving.

Let's take you by the hand and show you how to turn yourself into a self-made Professional Digital Photographer

Week 1 

Day 1 Session: Introduction to Digital Photography

You'll get an introduction to the basic concepts of Digital Photography, including the history, the progress, the ideas and philosophies and also the different types and methods in Digital Photography

Day 2 Session: Cameras, Camera Control and Camera Lenses

You'll be introduced to the camera, the primary tool of photography and you'll be taught to understand the inner workings of this device. You'll also learn to navigate its interface and controls. You'll be taught the right and wrong ways of handling the camera and how to care for it. You'll also be introduced to the power of different lenses and the different types and their different uses.

Day 3 Session: Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed and Depth of Field​

A photograph is an image created by capturing light falling on a photosensitive surface and that makes light a major component. It needs to be controlled to perfection and appropriated properly to create desired effects and results. Aperture, ISO, Depth of Field and Shutter Speed determine light control and are vital in any photograph and you will be taught how to master these elements.

Day 4 Session: Exposure and Lighting

You will be taught how to understand light and measure it perfectly to create perfectly rounded images.

Week 2

Day 5 Session: Black and White Conversions​

You'll be taught the process of converting images to black and white. You'll also learn when and when not to do it, and also the different approaches for different conditions, and learning to pick which approach is best for you or best for each situation.

Day 6 Session: Portrait, Outdoor and Landscape Photography

You'll learn the different kinds of photography and how to navigate through each of them. You'll also be taught how to choose your specialization and how to morph and transform into the other field outside your specialization when necessary

Day 7 Session: Introduction to Lightroom and Photoshop​

Nowadays, no picture is complete without post-production. Post-production is an opportunity to fix small issues you overlooked on location, correct colour and exposure, and generally, just make sure your work looks good and professional. Photoshop and Lightroom are the primary tools for the post-production and you'll be taught to use and navigate through them 

Day 8 Session: Creative Photo Manipulation

You'll learn how to express and apply your creativity in post-production to create thrilling and unique images using Photoshop and the tools it makes available to its users.

Week 3

Day 9 Session: Photo Retouching with Photoshop and Lightroom​

Photo retouching is mainly used for the model, fashion, wedding photography to remove spots, acne, blemishes, wrinkles etc. In this way, the photographer can increase their model's beauty and make them more appealing in front of everyone. You'll be taught to master photo retouching using Photoshop and Lightroom.

Day 10 Session: Photoshop and Lightroom Plugins​

Plugins offer a quick and easy way to extend the tool's capabilities. With the right plugin, you can save yourself time, unlock new features, and smooth out your workflow.  plugins are used to add special features or effects, simplify the process of various graphic design effects, or a make your digital creations more impressive.

Day 14 Session: Collection of Certificate/Graduation Party

This is the last part of the training. The collection of Certificates and graduation party will take place on this day. We will make available lots of things to make the day a memorable one.