Indoor Photography Fun for Beginners - Beeston Library - Community Learning

Beeston Library, Beeston

Key details

Time 10am - 3pm
Venue Beeston Library, Beeston
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost FREE - £15

About this course

This course is a day course is about enjoying learning about and using your camera. It is designed to be a fun lighthearted day whilst creating some great photographs using inexpensive small projects. This course assumes learners have no previous experience of photography.

The day course will cover; 

  • Mobile camera apps and how to use some of them. 
  • A basic knowledge of to use aperture, shutter speed and ISO to improve your photography skills. 
  • Photography using colored lights and filters. 
  • Use of recycled materials to make creative filters. 
  • Exploring; oil and water photography 
  • Splash photography 
  • Smoke photography 
  • Water droplet photography 
  • Movement and zoom burst photography 
  • How to use and upload images to Padlet.  

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? What are your learning outcomes? 

  • Learners will be able to use their camera to photograph small creative projects which they can reproduce at home using simple ingredients and household equipment.  
  • Learners will have a range of photographs from which they can choose their favourite to be displayed in our virtual display space. 

What skills or knowledge do learners already need to have to attend the course? 

  • No previous knowledge required. 

What should learners bring?

  • A smartphone with a camera or a camera. A tripod if they have one or want to bring it. 

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further 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

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