Creative Photography Intermediate-Heritage-Online Course-Community Learning-10:00-12:00

Online Courses, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Wednesdays: 10am - 12pm
No. sessions 4
Venue Online Courses, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost Free

About this course

This 4 – week blended learning course is for those who have already attended the Beginners Creative Photography or for amateur photographers wishing to learn how to use the manual controls on their camera.

You will be able to demonstrate how to produce creative images using the camera manual controls (Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, ISO and Manual) in conjunction with composition techniques and will appreciate how, by using visual literacy techniques, stories can be told through images.

Week 1 and 2 are online sessions; week 3 will be a field trip to Newstead Abbey with our highly experienced tutor and the final week will be classroom based, look at selecting and editing your best images with a view to submitting for a Miner2Major exhibition of learner’s work.

At the end of this course, learners will have:

  • Improved camera skills and visually improved photographs:
  • An understanding of how to use the camera manual  controls Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, ISO and Manual 
  • Know how to produce creative images using the manual controls with compositional techniques  
  • An understanding of Visual Literacy - How you can communicate your ideas through photography
  • An introduction to editing photographs

The knowledge  gained will enable you to join a camera club or photography association, or develop a portfolio to apply to FE colleges

Learners must bring a digital camera to use during the course that has : Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, ISO and Manual controls.

Suggested Reading: 

  • Why it Does Not Have to be in Focus by Jackie Higgins
  • Crazy Photography by Diane Routex

This is a blended learning course, with some online sessions.  You will need a suitable electronic device such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone with internet access. Learners will be required to download and use Zoom (free software).

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

This course is programmed as part of the Miner2Major Landscape Partnership scheme, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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