10 WEEK BEGINNERS PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE PLYMOUTH (JAN ), community photographic studios, Tuesday, 07. January 2020

Looking to get out of Auto? This course is perfect for anyone using a DSLR, CSC, Mirrorless, Advanced Compact, Bridge or any Camera with Manual controls. There will be plenty of chances to ask questions (we believe in small group sizes no more than 8) , as well as lots of practical hands on learning on location and from our photography studio.
We are a social friendly bunch and welcome everyone of all backgrounds and experiences,you may not even have a camera (we can lend you one).
With a good mix of theory and practical, we deliver sessions in a fun, enthusiastic and jargon-free style. By the end of the 10 weeks  will feel confident controlling your camera and have improved your photographic knowledge, skills and techniques and open your mind to seeing the world in new and exciting ways.
Every Tue night for 10 weeks
A course run by working Photographers for Photographers
This course is designed for beginners  so if you been on one of course before great the content will be different, and if you new to us great stuff! Get ready to learn and have lots of fun. A full introduction to  of DSLR cameras we be given.
 We keep the course numbers small to offer you a bespoke experience and plenty of one to one tuition.
This course is hosted by Community Photographic Studios Plympton and Run by Award winning artist and photographer Jamie is a qualified and experienced Tutor with a PGCE and teaches nationwide.To date Jamie`s work has been featured in publications and exhibitions worldwide and he has talked at the photographers gallery London about hs work has been featured in:Photographer Gallery London (UK), New Scientist magazine (UK), Daily Telegraph (UK), PHOTO ARTS Book (USA), QUAD book project (UK),Peep Contemporary Art Magazine, Ersatz Camera Work Catalogue (CA), Supermassive Black Hole Photographic Journal (UK), Blotbook, GUP Photography Journal (NL), Recycle Art Catalogue (BX), London Independent Photography Magazine (UK), Without Lenses (USA),Inscape Magazine (UK) Umter (DE) Excerpt Magazine (AU)
Some of the content covered in this course:
Light – understand the colour and behavior of light (natural, artificial, direction, shape, form and quality) explore the exposure traingle to get the perfect shotCamera settings – explore basic settings and commands on DSLR cameras using aperture,shutter and ISOLenses – learn about lens selection, back focusing,accessories and fine adjustment of your lens and focusing and get the chance to use some of our specialist Focus – learn about hyperfocal distance and how to take sharp images of still or moving objects using live view and the optical viewfinderAccessories – learn about camera accessories which can enhance photographs including reflectors, diffusers,flags,and light shapers using studio flash and continious about the rules of thirds,line,shape,volume and much moreWhite Balance – understand how to achieve correctly colour balanced imagesExposure – all  exposure techniques covered including exposure bracketing, exposure compensation and the magic triangle dynamicsFlash – how to achieve greater images using your flashgun / speedlite and the chance to use our powerful elichrome quadra  flash kit and backgrounds to construct a studio on locationStudio- Use basic flash lighting set-ups in a professionally equipped photography studio with an infinity cove for portraits or larger group shots and another specialist product how to photograph objects and portraits to a competent – understand the effects and appropriate use of different filters for different types of photography (fashion, portrait, landscape etc.)File sizes-Learn the difference between JPG and Raw and how to size and process for print and webPortraits-Learn how to take stunning portraits in a variety of lighting conditionsLandscape-Lean to get landscape images with a professional edgeLow light night photography-Use long exposure times to capture photographs at small objects and make them appear larger than life 
If all this was not enough you will have access specialist photographic books, advice and soak up the great atmosphere were you can enjoy a free coffee and maybe a slice of cake!
 So the price of each evening over the 10 weeks works out at £16.50! that’s amazing value for expert feedback  and access to a professional photographic studio.
Extra Bonus……..
We will review and give you critical and constructive feedback on your photography and as experienced photographers who have published their work commercially and in a fine art gallery context will can advise you.

Tuesday, 07. January 2020, community photographic studios, 10 WEEK BEGINNERS PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE PLYMOUTH (JAN )

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