This course is suited to those interested in both black and white film and digital processes.
Over the course of the six weeks, you will learn about different types of cameras, their components and the varied results that can be achieved.
You will try your hand at manual settings and will explore composition and exposure, slow and fast shutter speeds and depth of field. You will also have the opportunity to use further equipment and accessories including studio lighting and editing software.
You should be aged 19+. There are no
formal entry requirements for this experience - you just need a keen interest in photography!
Please note that there will be two course breaks over the duration of this course. It will conclude on Thursday 8th December 2016.
Please contact the Learning for Leisure team for further information.
Week 1. Intro to black and white film photography
- Camera types and components
- Exposure and composition
- Using a Pentax K1000
Week 2. & 3. Working in the darkroom
- Developing your film
- Introduction to the darkroom
- Scanning negatives and using the darkroom to create prints
Week 4. Intro to digital photography
- Digital cameras and components
- Shooting manual on a Nikon D7100
- Using studio lighting
Week 5. Working in the studio
- Experimenting with shutter speed and aperture
Week 6. Post production
- Editing photographs
There are no assessment criteria - just observe, have a go and enjoy!
Materials will be provided and are inclusive of the price paid. We will also provide each learner with a digital camera to use throughout the sessions. If preferred, please feel free to bring along your own digital camera!
Learners are advised to bring their own USB stick to save their work.
To be announced.