Full day & half day Photography courses

3 Sep       Landscape photography course
Through a series of location practicals this session will look at :
·         the creative composition to be found in the landscape,
·         understanding how light effects the subject, the use of  appropriate focal lengths for the scene,
·         working with manual exposures, long exposures, fill in flash, back lighting and multiple exposures for that all dramatic sky. 

The session will take place in Derbyshire and will close with a return to Wilmslow for a glass of wine and a review of the images taken throughout the course of the day

(Good basic understanding of your camera required, plus a tripod and good walking boots.  (Not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties))

4 Sep     Studio Portraiture.
During this one day intensive course you will cover various aspects of studio portrait photography including the technical and creative aspects of studio lighting and composition.

The course will teach you how to work with  different lighting settings to create various and creative lighting effects .  The course will also cover how to work with a model, the tips and tricks to get the best out of your subject.

We also cover post editing techniques to enhance your images and monitor calibration to ensure you are viewing them correctly on screen before you send your images to print.

(Suitable for persons with a good working knowledge of shutter speed and apertures.)

1 Oct    Understanding Your Camera
Basic Photography is an essential guide to photography and is ideal for both beginners and those wishing to refresh their previous camera skills.

This intensive course examines in straightforward, jargon free terms how to understand your digital camera fully and how to make it work for you. You will cover manual camera controls such as exposure readings, aperture and shutter speeds and how to assess your digital files.

In addition this course will provide you with a solid grounding in composition and an introduction to post production software.

(A digital SLR, hybrid or high end compact camera required)