The course is for those who already have some experience in using a digital camera and wish to develop their knowledge and skills further. The emphasis will be on students working on both self-identified and tutor-led projects with expert guidance. The edition of Photoshop software used on this course may vary from your own. We do, however, aim to teach transferable skills that can be applied to a variety of applications.
Please note:- If you are storing any data/images on transferrable data devices (memory sticks, portable hard drives, etc), please make sure that you have back-up files saved at home and when removing devices have followed the 'safely removing hardware' guidelines on the PC.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- use your camera more confidently
- understand more about functions and settings
- use photography techniques to take better pictures
- use more functions in the software to manipulate your pictures
There will be a little 'homework' after some sessions, e.g. taking photos to use in the next session, but you will also probably want to practise what you have learned.
There is no qualification for this course.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: John Migden
John Migden has been a professional photographer for twelve years and in that time has been published across a wide variety of media. In addition to co-running a commercial photography company, he specialises in Social Documentary, Portraiture and Travel Photography. He has taught in a variety of formal and informal educational environments and has written articles and essays about the history and techniques of photography.
How will I be taught?
Please note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors. They will use variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instruction, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.
Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts,
What do I need to bring with me?
Please do not buy anything especially for this course before it starts. You will need to bring your digital SLR camera, the instruction manual, the USB lead to connect to the computer and a memory stick.
What can I do next?
The Digital Photography - Improvers Continuation or Advanced Projects course.
What do I need to join the course
For those with some experience and/or those who have attended a beginners course, who have their own digital SLR camera and would like to develop their photography and image manipulation skills.
Getting to your course
Sittingbourne Adult Education and Head Office
Unit A/B London Road Trading Estate
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SIT/112444/K/LC.
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