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Creative Digital Photography for Beginners

Creative Digital Photography for Beginners
6-week course. Evenings from 7-9pm. 
Sep 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Oct 2nd and 9th 2018
Cost: €90. Places are limited to 12 participants.
Booking: 02822090 or info@westcorkartscentre.com

Learn how to use your digital SLR camera to make beautiful and creative photographs with experienced teacher, visual artist and photographer Mick Holly.

In this course the student will learn how to use their digital SLR Camera for creative photography. Camera and photography basics such as shooting in Manual mode, creative use of shutter and aperture, understanding light, and digital organisation and post production will be covered. The student will work on a small creative project during the course which will be ultimately compiled into a slideshow. Students will be provided with notes for each class. A digital mirrorless or SLR Camera is required.

Week 1: Digital SLR Camera basics, understanding your camera’s functions, exposure modes, creative use of shutter speed and aperture

Week 2: Understanding light, depth of field and basic portrait photography

Week 3: Understanding the lens, nighttime, flash and low-light photography,

Week 4: Composing a photography and creative use of colour. Understanding the digital image.

Week 5: Field Trip

Week 6: Downloading, cataloging and digitally adjusting your images, creating a slideshow of your images for web use.

Expect creativity, fun and one-on-one tuition.

For further information Phone Michael on 083 124 9311 or email Michael Holly




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