Macro Photography | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Macro Photography at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Macro Photography at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £50.00 Starts: 08/12/2018 Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: John-Christian Jacques Ends: 08/12/2018 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This Macro Photography course is designed to give the essential information for producing close up photos of small subjects up to their actual size in frame. The course will cover the equipment needed to achieve good results and, through instruction and practicals, enable the student to produce successful macro photographs of their own. These might include subjects such as wildlife, plants, jewellery, details of equipment and artworks, and other subjects that require the viewer to see the close-up detail of the subject. It is also useful for cataloguing photos used for insurance purposes. The skills learnt will include: An Introduction to close-up and macro photography; equipment used; the constraints of shooting close-up and macro; keeping the camera stable; working distances; controlling focus and depth of field; controlling colours by setting the white balance appropriately; setting exposures in Manual mode; Basic lighting to improve the look and detail of macro images.

How will I be taught?

Your tutor will use a combination of teaching methods including demonstration, practical exercises, discussion and group and 1:1 tuition.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students will need to have a camera capable of taking close-ups, or an SLR or Compact Bridge type camera with either a Macro lens or extension tubes that allow for close up work. Students will need to ensure they bring a memory card and fully charged battery for their camera. It is suggested that students bring a camera tripod if possible. Students can also bring subjects to photograph if they wish, but subjects will be provided for the practical exercises in the class.

What can I do next?

Other specialised one day photography courses or longer advanced courses. Your tutor will be able to give you advice.

What do I need to join the course

You need to have the equipment listed below and be familiar with its use. The course is not suitable for complete beginners.

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

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/69905/G/LC.
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