WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for beginners who want to improve their photography skills. To discuss your options direct with the tutor, email ian.fletcher@sandwell.ac.uk  

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 13/01/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You need your own camera (one with the option for manual control is recommended); basic computer skills to access the course online and to upload images; and enthusiasm!

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

This 10-week course runs on Wednesday evenings.
Times: 6.00pm–9.00pm

Topics covered include:
• Visual skills, including composition, viewpoint, and how to get better pictures
• Camera controls, including ISO, exposure modes (PSAM), white balance, etc.
• What the different settings are for, and how to use them effectively
• Exposure: getting it right, what to look for and how to control it
• Lenses, focal lengths and zooms, angle of view, perspective, focusing and depth-of-field
• Intro to studio photography

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will produce a portfolio of images.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

After completing this course, you might consider our intermediate evening course.

To discuss your options direct with the tutor email ian.fletcher@sandwell.ac.uk

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