Photography | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Photography at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Photography at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £315.00 Starts: 12/09/2019 Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Tutor: Keith Turnbull Ends: 27/02/2020 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 20 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22 to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

About this course

This course aims to teach you to move beyond the automatic settings on your SLR camera and learn to compose and take good photographs using manual settings. The course is structured to form a firm basis for understanding the skills and techniques associated with designing and taking good, interesting and exciting photographs in a variety of contexts, and developing the knowledge to critique your own work effectively. There will be individual and group tuition and discussion Where possible location work will be done. Please note that as well Thursday evening classes this course includes some Saturday morning location shoots. NB There will be no darkroom work on this course. As well as Thursday evening sessions there will be 4 location shoots on Saturdays, which you will need to attend to benefit fully from the course. These dates will be arranged by the tutor during the course.

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and craftspeople and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance personal skills.

Your tutor will give you one to one feedback throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

A Single Lens Reflex (SLR) digital/manual camera with various lenses and accessories. A tripod, film if needed, notebook and pen. Please don't purchase any books or new equipment until you have consulted with the tutor. You will have to pay the cost of outside processing. You will also need to arrange your own transport to the location shoots.

What can I do next?

The advanced course or A level Photography.

What do I need to join the course

You need to have a suitable camera and be able to use this to take basic photos and an enthusiasm to learn more.
For those with limited experience and the more experienced photographer. You should be able to use the basics on your camera and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance or develop technical and personal skills.

About the Tutor: Keith Turnbull

Keith Turnbull has spent his whole working life in photography, working as a professional photographer and running his own photographic business both locally and in London. He is an experienced tutor and enjoys sharing his skills with those who want to take a better picture than can be achieved solely using the automatic settings on the camera.

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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/78803/H/LC.
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