Great one day photography courses

COURSES

ONE-DAY DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE

SATURDAYS 10.00–4.00. 3 participants minimum, 6 participants max. COST: £60 Gift Vouchers Available. To book a course or for vouchers please copy and paste email . enquiries@imagesofcanterbury.co.uk or call 01227 379550.

Confused by your cameras settings and manual? You're not alone! Whether you are stuck on automatic or starting to explore the functions of your camera but still not satisfied with your shots, this course will enhance both your creative and technical ability to take the pictures you want. Suitable for beginners or improvers using either compact camera or digital SLRs, it's not all technical; you will see that along with your camera settings, your eyes and your ability to move are your key creative tools. You will be taught the rules of composition and to recognise what to include in your photos and what to exclude. This course gives you the tools to both understand your camera more and develop your approach to photography. You will come away with a whole new way of looking at and making images and almost certainly understand what the settings dials and numbers on your camera mean.

Available Dates: Saturdays, 2nd December, 6th January 2018, 3rd February, 10th March, 7th April, 5th May Courses run all year - further dates tba.

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flash, Focus and COMPOSITION workshop

SUNDAYS 10.00 – 4.00. 3 participants minimum, 6 participants max. COST: £60 Gift Vouchers Available.To book a course or for vouchers please copy and paste email enquiries@imagesofcanterbury.co.uk or call 01227 379550.

A One-Day Flash Photography, Focussing and Composition Workshop that leads on from our One-Day Digital Photography course. This course offers a very good opportunity to re-cap and develop further some of the more technical aspects covered in the One-Day Digital Photography course and to learn about how and when to use either your cameras built in flash or a separate camera flash. In the afternoon of the course we focus on selecting subjects and composing pictures. You will use a range of techniques that will allow you to create classically composed or highly creative and distinctive images. What you learn about composition will help you produce an impressive range of pictures and develop your own photographic style. Learning to use your flash effectively and creatively and improving your photographic composition is a hugely effective and enjoyable way to take your photography to the next level.

Available Date: Sundays: 26th November, 21st January 2018, 18th March, 13th May. Courses run all year - further dates tba

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LANDSCAPE SEASCAPE SKYSCAPE

SUNDAYS or SATURDAYS I0.00 – 4.30. 3 participants minimum, 5 participants max. COST: £70 Gift Vouchers Available. To book a course or for vouchers please copy and paste email enquiries@imagesofcanterbury.co.uk or call 01227 379550..

Suitable for photographers who have a basic understanding Aperture and Shutter Speed modes or settings. Composition and Control are the keys to photographing Landscapes, Seascapes and Skyscapes. In this course we look at how to evaluate a location, how to use the available light and how to calculate where the light will fall at different times of day. We select angles and compositions that reflect the grandeur and atmosphere of a landscape and learn how and when to use the foreground and details in your photographs to increase the impact of your landscapes. Learning techniques of coping with flare, glare and hard to gauge exposures as well as the control and use of polarising filters will help move your photography forward considerably. A tripod is essential for this course as we cover timed exposures that allow you to control both depth of field and composition to a fine detail. It may be possible to borrow a tripod if requested before the course.

Available Dates: Saturdays 25th November, 20th January 2018, 17th March, 12th May. Courses run all year - further dates tba.

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PHOTOGRAPHING PEOPLE

SUNDAYS I0.00 - 4.30. 3 participants minimum 5 participants maximum. COST: £75 Gift Vouchers Available.To book a course or for vouchers please copy and paste email enquiries@imagesofcanterbury.co.uk or call 01227 379550.

Suitable for photographers who have a basic understanding Aperture and Shutter Speed. This course covers all you need to hone your skills in this area. From Poised Portraits to Candid Shots capturing images of people engrossed in activites and Street Photography, this course looks at the many different ways of photographing people. You will be shown techniques and practice using lens choice/focal length to change the impact of the image and you will work with depth of field to pick your subject out from the background. We also look in detail at the role of composition, location, shape, colour tone and lighting and cover tips and techniques for shooting individuals and groups and creating family portraits. Importantly you will also work on the interaction between photographer and subject that so often makes the difference between a snap and a wonderful photograph.

Available dates are: Sunday, 5th November, 14th January 2018, 18th March, 13th May. Courses run all year - further dates tba. We are happy to arrange courses on dates to suit you for 3 or more participants.

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macro Wildlife, woodland AND BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY

SUNDAYS 10.30 - 4.30. 4 participants minimum 8 participants max. COST: £75 Gift Vouchers Available. To book a course or for vouchers please copy and paste email enquiries@imagesofcanterbury.co.uk or call 01227 379550.

Suitable for photographers who have a basic understanding of Aperture and Shutter Speed modes or settings and are ready to progress to Manual photography. This course is held at Stodmarsh nature reserve, which is a unique area of wetland, with marshes, reedbeds, lakes and woodland that is home to a rich variety of wildlife, especially water birds which can be seen from several hides. We explore ways of finding a range of fascinating creatures and how to photograph them using Macro Photography techniques. Your will have the opportunity to take photographs of some of the most beautiful woodlands in the area and also be taught how to use Macro Photography and light to emphasise the many and varied flora and fauna that our tutor is an expert in finding. The day is an enjoyable adventurous exploration but the Photographic skills of using light, emphasising texture and being able to photograph small objects work beautifully to improve your photography in many situations you will encounter.

Available course Date: Sunday, 3rd December, 28th January 2018, 25th March, 20th May. Courses run all year - Further dates tba. We are happy to arrange courses on dates to suit you for 3 or more participants.

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evening AND NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY INCLUDING PAINTING WITH LIGHT

SUNDAYS 3 hours - Times vary according to sunset. 3 participants minimum, 6 participants maximum. COST: £38 Gift Vouchers Available.To book a course or for vouchers please copy and paste email enquiries@imagesofcanterbury.co.uk or call 01227 379550.

Photographing in low light conditions and at night can create wonderful images if appropriate techniques are used. Learn how to photograph effectively and creatively in conditions that often flumox photographers. On this course we maximise the photographic opportunities offered by the beautiful buildings and cityscapes in Canterbury. We work with the available light and your camera flash and ISO.

You will practice balancing these elements to capture powerful night shots and images you thought would be impossible to photograph. We also work with our own torchlight to enjoy the very creative and enjoyable technique of Painting with Light. A torch and a tripod are essential for this course. It may be possible to borrow a tripod if requested before the course.

Available Dates: Sunday Sunday 19th November, 7th January 2018, 18th March, 13th May. Courses run all year - further dates tba. We are happy to arrange courses on dates to suit you for 3 or more participants.

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