Essential Foundation Course


In today’s world, we all have the latest hi-tech camera, it has more megapixels than the stars in the galaxy and packed with powerful software that’s so-called “smart”. Advertisers lead us to believe that purchasing one of these cameras will instantly transform us into skilled photographers, capable of capturing stunning images like the ones showcased in their ads. However, as you are reading this, I believe you have discovered that this notion is far from the truth.

Course Fee:
    • For 1-on-1 Lessons
       $1500/ 5 sessions/ 2 hours each
      (Personalized schedules & outlines)
    • For Group Lessons
      $640/ 8 sessions/ 2 hours each

We’ll not waste your money and time to teach you how to use your camera on semi-auto mode, that’s basically teaching you half of what you’ve paid for to learn.

Course Description & expectations:

Whether you are a complete newbie or reacquaint looking for a basic photography course in group classes or a private 1-on-1 lessons to build a solid photography foundation, this is where you begin.

A camera is a powerful tool that allows us to capture moments and freeze them in time. However, it is important to remember that it is the photographer who truly creates the photos. The art of photography is a skill that can be developed and honed with the right knowledge and practice. In this essential photography course, we provide you with a solid foundation in photography, ensuring that you excel in every session.

From the very beginning of this course, you will experience a sense of accomplishment as you leave the first lesson equipped with the ability to confidently operate your camera in full manual mode. In addition to gaining expertise in camera control, you will also delve into the scientific aspects of photography, understanding the intricacies of light and its role in creating captivating images. Furthermore, you will explore the concept of composition and learn how to effectively apply it to your photographs. Ultimately, you will acquire the skills to go beyond simply capturing pictures and instead tell compelling stories through your photography.

This vital course is composed of four crucial photography courses; Camera Craft, Dynamic Exposure, Night Photography and Composition.

Our training program embraces a three-part format which includes theory, application and review/critique. The sessions are a mixture of theory and practice for the optimal learning experience.

    • Any digital cameras with manual mode
    • Lens, 50mm and above
    • Memory card
    • Tripod

Course Outline:
    • Module 1:  Exploring Different Genres of Photography, Camera Operation, Understanding Exposure, Workflow
    • Module 2: Understanding and Utilising Light, Light Metering Techniques and Night Photography
    • Module 3: Composition Techniques, Think Like A Photographer and Visual Storytelling
    • Module 4: Post-Processing, Editing Essentials, Photo Presentation and Recap

Key benefits:
    • Learn from Industry Professional: Our trainer is a prolific professional photographer with decades of experience in the field, he’s ready to share his expertise and insights.
    • Hands-on Practice: Put your knowledge into action with practical exercises and assignments that will sharpen your skills.
    • Personalized Feedback: Receive constructive feedback on your work to help you improve and grow as a photographer.
    • Access to Community: Join a supportive community of photography enthusiasts, where you can connect, share ideas, and collaborate.
    • Makeup Options For Missed Lessons: If you are unable to attend a lesson, you have the opportunity to join future groups within a year to make up for the missed class.

About Trainer:

This course is designed and conducted by award-winning photographer and photography mentor Alan Lim of School of Photography Singapore. Alan has been a professional photographer for more than 30 years, his work has been showcased and published on numerous sites which some can be seen below:

For inquiry and more info about the course schedule and outline please contact us at or WhatsApp us at +65 8133 5134