Digital Photography - Beginner

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Course description

Digital Photography - Beginner:

In this course, you will learn how to use digital SLR and compact cameras and their features to produce great quality photographs. There will be projects on different subjects on a simple step by step basis. This 10-week course is aimed at students who wish to develop their photography as a hobby or wish to develop their existing skills further. It covers the following: Understanding the use of your digital camera's basic features and viewfinder display information; Using all of your camera's exposure controls (Auto, Program, Shutter priority, Aperture priority, Manual, ISO and EV) to produce well exposed photographs under different photo conditions; Using a variety of picture scene modes, White Balance and flash options; Using a variety of lighting techniques for portraiture and still life subjects using studio lighting; Learning how to produce well composed photographs; Photographing the moon and stars in Morden Park (autumn and spring terms); Outdoor photography of portraits, landscapes and panning techniques using Morden Park (summer term); Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (digital imaging software).

There is group and one to one tuition. Constructive advice and problem solving of students own work will also be given. After completion of this course, you will progress onto another Adobe course.

Additional entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required. Basic photography skills would be helpful, but are not essential.

Course reference: MACX047ML/1819, MACX048ML/1819, MACX049ML/1819 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
Start Date: Wed 24th April 2019
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APRIL 2019
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Sutton, SM4 5QX


7:00pm - 9:00pm


10 weeks


Part time evening


No Qualification



From: £130

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