Photo Journalism Introduction - Level 3

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Course Code : SH226
Format : Paper
Accreditation : NCFE
Suggested Duration : 90 Hours
Level : 3

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Course Description

Photo Journalism Introduction - Level 3

This course is the ideal programme for individuals who would like to develop their knowledge and understanding on Photo Journalism. You will receive all the necessary learning materials and support required to successfully complete this programme. This course will enable students to produce professional standard photo journalistic articles. Not only this, you will learn how to market them in the most effective manner. Students can expect to learn how to combine photography and writing to create articles for publication. This course will also explore the practice of freelance journalism, as well as how to gather and collect news. 

When purchasing your course, we strive to provide you with the best possible deal available. The cost of the course will cover the registration fee, certification fee, and also tutor support.


No Previous Knowledge Required

There is no previous learning knowledge or experience needed to enrol on to this programme. 


Course Modules

Part A: Introduction to Freelance Journalism

Unit 1: Introduction to Freelance Journalism

  • What is news?

  • The elements of news

  • News in the community

  • Community newspaper


Unit 2: What makes a good Freelance Journalist?

  • What makes a good Freelance Journalist?

  • The function of a Freelance Journalist


Unit 3: Gathering the News

  • The beat system

  • Sources and tools

Unit 4: Interviewing

  • Preparing mechanically for interviews

  • Developing note-taking skills

  • Picking the interview location

  • Conduct pre-interview research

  • Conduct the interview

  • Conduct the post-interview


Part B: Introduction to Photo Journalism

Unit 5: Understanding Photo Journalism

  • Taking photographs for publication

  • Two visual considerations

  • Depth of field

  • Isolating a subject

  • Lenses and perspectives

  • Composition

  • The principles of composition

  • Action in still photographs

  • Stopping action


Unit 6: Obtain and Record Cutline Information

  • Who gathers cutline information?

  • How to record the information

  • What to record

  • Match up the information with the photograph

  • When to record the information

  • Sports photography hints

  • Filing cutline information


Unit 7: Writing a Photographic Cutline

  • Introduction

  • The four-part cutline

  • Equipment available



Students will receive all the necessary learning materials needed to complete this course. You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, throughout the duration of the course (via mail or email). Not only this, learners can access are student help team who are available to provide you with any practical advice you may need during your studies (via phone or email).



During this course, students will be required to study seven modules, all of which require you to complete a written assignment. Your personal tutor will review, mark and also provide you with feedback on your work.

There is no external examination required for this course.

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