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Photography Course
  • Our Place Community Hub, Farthing Ln, Sutton Coldfield
    B72 1RN
Photography for beginners - 10 week course in Sutton Coldfield.

Course description:
During this course you will explore the basics of digital photographic practice. We will explore the fundamental knowledge of photography techniques and key elements of this method of image-making. You will be guided through the course, assistance will be offered to beginners, and more in depth advice to more experienced photographers.

You will be guided through initial recording of the images; by using a variety of techniques and processes you will be able to produce a portfolio of images.

The course provides strong foundation for photography enthusiasts, as well as beginners, sharpening your skills and bettering your practice. You will be fully supported and will have the opportunity to develop your own personal practice.

Course content:

Week 1: Introduction to the course; understanding camera formats; manual focus

Week 2: Aperture and its relation to shutter speed; built-in light meter; correct exposure

Week 3: Shutter Speed; shooting in manual mode

Week 4: ISO; exposure tringle

Week 5: Depth of field; focal length;

Week 6: Use of available light; built-in flash; white balance

Week 7: Basic rules of composition

Week 8: How to compose successful image?

Week 9: Selecting your images, online presence

Week 10: Open session, personal portfolio development. Review, portfolio presentation and progression options.

Entry Requirements
This course is for beginners or photographers who have basic knowledge and wish to brush up on their skills.

Materials and Equipment
You will need a camera (DSLR or bridge), notepad, pen, and memory stick for every session. A DSLR camera is preferable but not essential.


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