Course in TV Photography and Editing Skills


A television photographer is a journalist who conveys the news and the idea with image and sound using the video camera. He is able to carry out any television drama, documentary, news or sports program... outside and inside the studio. The photojournalist is also familiar with the nature of work in the field of digital media and computer technology, relying on mastering the visual language and employing it to express feelings and translate the idea into visual material that is easily accepted by the viewer.
In order to do television production, we need a large working group, teams and cadres with different specializations, including light engineering, sound engineering, venue engineering, interior engineering, and presenters, and also we need a strong media material with a rich and attractive content that is provided by the preparation and editing teams. Television, and in order to produce strong material from all these working elements, we need special skills related to television editing, from which all of these elements formulate a successful show.

Objectives and target group

Who should attend? 

  • Photographers and media students.
  • Journalists and media professionals wishing to develop their skills in the field of television photography.
  • Documentary filmmakers, photography enthusiasts.
  • Those wishing to know the techniques of photography and montage.
  • Those wishing to enter the field of television photography.
  • New photographers wishing to develop their skills.
  • Journalists and reporters wishing to acquire television photography skills.
  • All employees in the field of sound engineering.
  • All workers in the field of lighting television filming sites.
  • All employees within the preparation and presentation of media and television advertising materials.
  • All workers in the field of editing programs, series, shows and advertisements.

How attendees will benefit? 

After completion of the course, delegates will gain: 

  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of television cameras of all kinds and the ability to use them professionally.
  • Good understanding of the basics of television photography.
  • The ability to formulate any topic in the picture through the good construction of scenes that express the idea.
  • Understand the technical and technical terms recognized globally to work within a team.
  • Comprehension of language, visual composition and its dramatic and aesthetic concepts.
  • Realizing the aesthetic and dramatic concept of photography (lighting, visual composition, visual language).
  • Realizing the importance of the relationship of the television photographer with the direction, montage and lighting designer.
  • Get introductions to lighting and sound.
  • Realizing the aesthetic and dramatic concept of montage.
  • Knowledge of montage systems, tools and programs.
  • Principles of TV montage and the skills necessary to work within the field of montage.
  • Sophisticated and modern equipment that has been introduced into the work of TV montage.
  • Coordination of work between different workers in order to produce a montage of great value.
  • The method of combining various elements of images, video and text, and making a comprehensive montage of them.
  • How to arrange the appearance of the shots in a coordinated and coherent manner so that the presentation appears harmonious.

Course Content

  • A theoretical introduction to photography and its relationship to television photography.
  • The technique and rules of photography and the most important terms used.
  • The aesthetic and dramatic concept of photography.
  • Technical and technical objectives of the art of television photography.
  • The role and nature of the photographer's work in television work.
  • Lenses and filters.
  • The electronic characteristics of the camera.
  • Indoor and outdoor lighting and the difference between them.
  • Artificial and natural lighting and the difference between them.
  • The primary and secondary colors that make up the television picture.
  • TV camera.
  • Camera movements and angles, shot sizes, and their dramatic and aesthetic concept.
  • The concept of visual language.
  • Rules for choosing the shooting angle (perspective, background, light source).
  • Processing texts, images and videos through appropriate montage.
  • Preparations before the television editing process.
  • Live work during live television broadcasts and direct montage of programs or materials presented on television.
  • The latest and best programs used in TV montage work.
  • How to add images and sound effects and formulate an integrated work that combines the elements.
  • Field work skills and selection of photography sites at the appropriate time.
  • Skills of distributing presentation elements from lighting, sound engineering, advertising interventions and delivery of work with television reporters.
  • Skills of drafting the final form of the television show and the sequence of presentation of paragraphs and elements.
  • Skills of cutting and adding clips to the final montage in proportion to the successful presentation.
  • Montage systems.
  • Influences and their types.
  • The post-montage phase (color correction, mixing sounds, writing titles, using effective backgrounds).

Course Date





Course Cost

Note / Price varies according to the selected city

Members NO. : 1
£3200 / Member

Members NO. : 2 - 3
£2560 / Member

Members NO. : + 3
£1984 / Member

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