Course S1.2 Basic Composition – How to take better photographs.

Our second introductory course looks at what makes a good or even a great photo.cropped-img_2523.jpg

Perspective, use of focal lengths, depth of field and “F-Stops”, use of shutter speed to freeze time or to allow blurring of movement, rule of thirds, highlights and lowlights, framing and exposure. These are all covered on the course.

 

 

 

untitled-2-13We look at how a mundane shot can be brought to life by the smallest of changes, whether by a technical change for instance changing speed or aperture or by a positional change.

We look at how colour and contrast can affect shots and how the position of the light source, especially the sun, can make or break a shot.

Controlling the field of view and the depth of view using the zoom or by changing focal lengths is also explored.

 

Flowers-Carlisle-City centre 1 smallThe course is aimed at entry level and amateur photographers, although a good understanding of the controls of your camera would be expected (see course S1.1 Introduction to Digital Photography course).

All materials for the one day course are provided including lunch and light refreshments. All you need to do is bring your camera and laptop to make the most of the day.

Courses are held in a friendly comfortable environment of up to 12 people (minimum numbers apply), so you won’t feel alone as you learn from our experienced instructors.

Price per person £39.00

 

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