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Photo Training

Photography training courses in Hertfordshire

Our beginners photography course is for anyone wanting to become more confident with their camera and to understand how to compose a good shot.
 
Whatever your age or photographic experience there is something for everyone with our friendly professional tuition either individually or as part of a group. Training is tailored to your needs with emphasis on those areas you want to improve as a photographer.
 
All the functions of your camera will be explained at your own pace in easy-to-understand steps which you then enjoy implementing during practical exercises.
 
Courses are held at our spacious Harpenden studio starting from £40.00 for a two hour introductory beginners course.
 
A five day comprehensive course includes image downloading, editing and enhancement using lightroom. You will be putting together a portfolio of your work taken during the course and learn how to upload your finished slideshow presentation for public viewing on social media.
 

 

An Introduction to photography

Release the artist in you with our two-hour Introduction to photography.

Perfect for you to learn the essentials and use your digital camera with confidence and competence. This entertaining lesson is structured so whether you are young or young-at-heart you can master the fundamentals and put them to use in our spacious studio in Harpenden with friendly experienced instructors who will demonstrate and assist you.

This is the perfect gift for yourself or a friend who has bought a new camera or is unsure about its use.

Prepare your equipment and care for it after use.
Learn the different program and manual modes.
Understand the relationship between shutter, aperture and ISO settings.
Be able to compose the scene.

Cost £40.00 for groups of 3-6, contact us for individual tuition.

 

For those wishing to extend their training we offer a series of 5 3-hour modules, every module includes student participation during a practical workshop in our spacious Harpenden studio and demonstrated in a fun yet informative way to give you maximum enjoyment and learning.

Cost £300.00 for groups of 3-6, contact us for individual tuition.
 

Module 1 Introduction to photography

The first module introduces students to the controls and use of their camera.
Prepare your equipment and care for it after use.
Understand the different manual and program modes.
Learn compositional and focusing skills.


Module 2 Introduction to photography

Reviews information learnt during module 1
Understand the relationship between shutter, aperture and ISO settings.
White balance (auto, custom, daylight, cloudy etc.)
Exposure and metering
Compensation
The use of fast and slow shutter speeds


Module 3 Introduction to photography

Reviews information learnt during module 2
Focusing
Depth of Field
Hyperfocal skills
Advanced Composition of your photographs
 

Module 4 Introduction to photography

Reviews information learnt during module 3
Lenses and use of different focal lengths
Lighting your shots from different positions
Filters
Colour and B&W


Module 5 Post production

Review information learnt during module 4
An introduction to the digital darkroom where the magic happens
Downloading your images
Editing and enhancing
Prepare a slideshow
Review the course

 
 

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