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Digital Photography for Beginners - £145

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  • Start Date
    Tuesday 10th September 2024

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • Tuesday 10th September 2024, Part Time


This beginners photography course will be delivered by our expert tutor using a combination of practical and theory based classes.. During this course, you will learn how to master your camera's controls and settings, improve your skills and develop 'a photographer's eye.'

This course combines practical hands-on demo sessions and teaching you the technical skills required to master your camera and set up shots. Alongside this, there will be detailed discussions and examining the work of other well-known photographers so that you are encouraged and inspired to explore the world of photography.

Course structure

  • Week 1 -Getting to grips with your digital camera - Important equipment support posture - Exploring and optimising basic camera settings - moving on from the auto function
  • Week 2 - Exploring Depth of field and focus - Using the aperture priority function - points of focus.
  • Week 3 - Exploring Exposure and Light - Kinds of light, controlling exposure, light sources and white balance.
  • Week 4 - Exploring Composition - Learning to see creatively - Some composition guidelines.
  • Week 5 - Exploring Image processing and using software - Preparation and purpose, filters and converting to black and white.
  • Week 6 - Composition and Editing

    Course details
    Day: Tuesdays 6.00pm to 8.30pm.

Duration: 6 weeks One session each week

What you will need

  • A digital SLR or Mirror less Camera with changeable lenses or a digital bridge camera with a fixed telephoto lens.
  • A memory stick/hard drive

Upon booking, if you could let us know what camera you have so that the tutor is aware before the course starts, thank you.

Entry Requirements


Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to take photographs with confidence by understanding how your digital camera works and how its settings and controls can be optimised by you to take the images you want. You should be able to achieve better results by understanding the importance of having the essential equipment, preparation and post-processing skills.

Career Progression

Improve your photography course - Intermediate level - Please feel free to get in touch regarding the next course dates to book onto the next course occurrence.



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