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9.30am TO 4.30pm
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Chichester Harbour, Chichester West Sussex Hampshire border
Nearby accommodation can be arranged if required.
Our 3 Day Beginners Photography Course will guide you through everything you need to know to start capturing great images with your DSLR or mirrorless camera. In our friendly relaxed learning environment you will soon become confident in using your camera to its full ability. With both time in our classroom and out on location in this area of outstanding natural beauty you will soon start to see a marked improvement in your photography. Our Chichester Harbour based classroom is fully equipped to assist in your learning and our professional trainer is on hand throughout.
We start the day helping you to find the important camera controls and settings and guide you through the basic way in which a digital SLR or mirrorless camera works and the effects achievable when selecting these settings and not allowing the camera, on automatic mode to choose them for you. We will concentrate on the affect the shutter speed has on our images today and will also look at exposure compensation, metering and ISO settings. The day will be equally split with time in the classroom and taking images out on location in Chichester Harbour. At the ned of the day we will return to our classroom and review some of the images that you have captured during the day.
By the end of the day you will be able to identify and operate the important camera controls and have a good understanding of how to both freeze and show movement by proper control of the shutter speed. You will also have a good understanding of the camera metering system and be able to select the correct metering modes, white balance and and be aware of how to use ISO for the images you wish to capture.
We will begin the day re-capping on the previous days learning. We will then guide you through how the aperture affects our images in relation to depth of field. The remainder of the day will be spent out on location at East Head in the sand dunes and close to the Harbour near Itchenor. At the ned of the day we will return to our classroom and review some of the images that you have captured during the day.
At the end of day 2 you will have a good understanding of how the aperture affects our images in relation to depth of field.
The morning will be spent at various locations around Chichester Harbour and The South Downs National Park putting in to practice what we have learned over the past two days. Ashley your trainer will guide you throughout the morning in this beautiful area of outstanding natural beauty. After a late lunch at Chichester Yacht Club you will be shown how to download, edit and prepare images for printing along with some Photoshop editing techniques.
At the conclusion of the course you will be confident in taking control of your camera and you will be able to start to produce some excellent images that you will be proud to display.
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