Photography - SLR - Further Skills | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Photography - SLR - Further Skills at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Photography - SLR - Further Skills at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £63.00 Starts: 22/01/2020 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: John-Christian Jacques Ends: 26/02/2020 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: WED Duration: 5 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

The course is intended as a follow on to the SLR Foundation in Photography courses. It will add further essential image editing skills relating to re-touching, montaging, and correcting images from your SLR camera, such as converting to Black and White, RAW file adjustments and conversions, image retouching using Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools, High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography, and use of Layers and Adjustment Layers in Photoshop Elements.
By the end of the course you should be able to :-
Process a RAW file using Photoshop Elements
Convert a colour digital image into a Black and white
Retouch images using Clone Stamp and Healing Brush
Create an HDR image from 3 bracketed images
Critique photos by analysiing the aesthetic and
technical success and failure within a photo.

How will I be taught?

In a group and individual tuition
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What do I need to bring with me?

You NEED to have a digital CAMERA.
You NEED to have a good working knowledge of using a Windows or Apple Mac PC, (with Windows, or Mac Operating System.)
A pen and paper to take appropriate notes. A folder or file to keep notes and handouts. Perhaps some of your own photos to show.
Use of a PC away from the college with image manipulation software of some kind installed is useful, but not necessary. As are a digital camera and memory drive to store images.

What can I do next?

This course can help in progression to further photographic, web or graphic design courses and work. You may wish to progress to a Foundation Degree in Photography at North Kent College. Contact the college on 0800 074 1447 or visit the website at for further information.

What do I need to join the course

Some knowledge of SLR cameras or to have been on the SLR foundation course.
The course is aimed at those who have attended the SLR Foundation in Photography course, or those photographers who understand the essential functions of their SLR Cameras, having limited experience in photography, but seriously want to learn how to use technically creative skills to improve or change their images after taking them, to get the image they wanted.
It is ideal for those who want to become more creative or technically competent with their photography editing skills.
Some experience of photography and software similar to Photoshop Elements is needed.

About the Tutor: John-Christian Jacques

John-Christian Jacques has 34 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 20 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/75289/H/LC.
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