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Digital Photography Stage 1 - Stroud - Will Pascall

Part time course

About the Course:

This is a fantastic introduction to Digital Photography for absolute beginners or those with a little experience of using a camera. DSLR or compact camera welcome.

What will I learn?

You will use a computer throughout the course so if you are a beginner, the course will improve your IT skills.
Topics covered will be:
• Camera modes and settings
• Composition
• Lighting
• Exposure
• Contextual studies (Photographers / uses of photography)
• Transferring photos from camera and editing
• Printing and e-mailing photos
• Photo editing and management software – Picasa & Photoshop Elements

How will I learn?

A friendly, supportive lecturer will start with absolute basics.   Your progress will be recognised and recorded by your tutor throughout the course

Do I need any experience?

None what so ever, just an interest in photography and a passion to learn.

What can I do next?

We offer a follow on to stage 2. This runs in the summer term as it involves shoots on locations such as Gloucester Docks, Woodchester Mansion and Slimbridge. Your own transport is necessary. Talk to your tutor about what your next step might be.

What do I  need to bring to my first class?

You will need to bring your own Digital SLR camera and lead. You might want to invest in a memory stick for saving your images but your tutor will discuss this with you as the course progresses. You might want to bring a folder for hand outs and notepad and pen for your own notes.
You will use PCs or laptops belonging to the venues.

Are there any extra costs?

No, all materials provided are included in the course fee.



Dates & Costs

Digital Photography Stage 1 - Stroud - Will Pascall

Duration: 2 Hours per week
Qualifications: None