Photography - People and Portraits | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Photography - People and Portraits at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Photography - People and Portraits at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £50.00 Starts: 16/03/2019 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: John-Christian Jacques Ends: 16/03/2019 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This one-day photography course has been planned to help you make better portrait photographs.

During the morning: we will discuss the principles involved in taking a good portrait, formal and informal. We will look at different types of suitable camera, lenses and other useful equipment and materials. Then we will examine aspects of lighting, especially studio lamps and flash, and the techniques of correct exposure. We will also have a look at the works of some famous photographers. In the afternoon after an early lunch we will carry out a portrait session using studio lights and flash, as well as a trip outdoors to the Centre's shrubbery - weather permitting! You need to be prepared to take photos yourself and act as a model for other members of the group to photograph.

How will I be taught?

Our art courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop,
There are opportunities to discuss your progress with the tutor, who can provide feedback and suggestions.

What do I need to bring with me?

Compact cameras, DSLR ( Digital Single Lens Reflexes) and Prosumer/Bridge Cameras ( e.g. Lumix G2) can all be suitable for this course. Please note that some cameras are more suited to particular conditions or type of photo e.g. family shots, scenes, fast action than others. Please bring any other relevant materials and equipment that you have e.g. camera to computer download cable, camera handbook, USB stick if you have one. and have a fully charged battery in your camera. A notebook and pen can be useful.

What can I do next?

Further KAE photography courses,

What do I need to join the course

No experience is necessary.
Anyone who is new to portrait photography or has a little some experience and would like to improve. Some general experience in using a camera (film or digital) is essential. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak with the Programmme Manager before you enrol.

About the Tutor: John-Christian Jacques

John-Christian Jacques has 30 years of professional photographic experience in the areas of editorial and performing arts and has been teaching film and digital photography, including dark room work, City and Guilds, A level and other Masterclasses for 16 years.

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/64295/G/LC.
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