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Winter Camp - Photography short course


Dunedin - School of Design, 5th floor H block, Cnr Forth and Union Streets

(H523, Level 5, H Block)

Two days (9.00am - 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 4.00pm)

On campus

Wed 14 and Thu 15 July 2021
By Friday 2 July 2021
  • Location
    Study breaks
  • Dunedin
    1 January 2021
Learn how to use digital cameras and studio lighting -  in this practical workshop you will be introduced to some of the knowledge and skills required for digital photography.

You can enrol in this course and Game Design together for $230 (including GST).

*This short course is subject to final approval.

Photography (2 days)
  • Wednesday - Thursday
  • 9.00am - 12.00pm and 
  • 1.00pm - 4.00pm 
  • Room H523, Level 5, H Block (Cnr of Union and Forth Streets)

Learn how to:

  1. Use studio lighting & equipment to photograph people or objects
  2. Employ computer software to edit and enhance the photographs     


 Game Design (2 days)
  • Monday - Tuesday
  • 9.00am - 12.00pm and
    1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Room H515, Level 5 H Block (Cnr of Union and Forth Streets)

Learn how to:

1. Develop a simple game using GameMaker.

2. Create art and animation for 2D games.

Entry requirements
  • This short course is open to domestic students and international students (who are currently based in New Zealand).
  • A sound level of computer skills are required.
Course content
  • Digital camera operation
  • Studio lighting techniques
  • Image editing fundamentals
  • You are welcome to bring your own DLSR camera but cameras will be available to use. 
  • A USB stick

Astrid Erasmuson


Please meet at the Design Reception on day one (Level 5, H Block, Cnr Forth and Union Streets, Dunedin - side entrance off Forth Street)

For more information

Email or call 0800 762 786.


You will need to pay for this workshop in advance. Payment can be made at our Dunedin Campus’s Customer Services desk (Ground Floor, F Block, Forth Street).


While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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