Photo/digital editing

15 credits

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The course is intended for students who, in their professional or private life, wish to learn the basis of digital photography and image editing. The course introduces basic camera handling, i.e. optics and technology and how this is combined with the image linguistic possibilities of photography. You will also learn the basis of lighting, digital processing, formats etc.

Nonetheless the image linguistic aspect is always in focus and introduced parallel to the practical elements in the form of lectures and seminars concerning image quality, composition, colouring, form, image rhetoric and son on. Students need to be familiar with the use of computers and access to a personal system camera will facilitate the studies.


To study on a distance education will give you different opportunities than on-campus teaching. It means that, to a large extent, you will be able to plan your studies yourself, both in terms of time and place.

However, keep in mind that most distance education includes a number of compulsory digital lectures and digital seminars during the weekdays. Some distance education also include compulsory get-togethers, for which you will have to travel to Växjö or Kalmar.

There are a number of different ways to be a distance student, the common denominator being that a large part of your study work is carried out on the web. You communicate with the teacher and your fellow students using a learning platform with discussion forums, group work, recorded lectures or video meetings using a web cam.

Student working from home