Photography Using SLR - Part 2

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    This course is suitable for learners who would like to further explore the creative potential of their cameras by using composition and lighting. The course will include more in-depth activities to further enhance the skills of learners who may have attended the Photography Part 1/Beginners course or learners who already have some photographic experience by introducing the topics of composition and lighting.

    Course content includes: - Introduce the use of studio lighting to help you gain valuable skills to produce images that have impact with lighting. - Work towards the independent use and exploration of lighting in ambient, continuous artificial and flash all guided by your tutor. - Gain confidence in your independent photography work. - Create a mini portfolio of your work through the online VLE - Some weekly classroom critiques of your work uploaded to the college VLE, which is a great way of you learning from your peers along with advice from the tutor. Additional support and feedback is also given through use of the College's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), where you will have the opportunity to record your learning, upload your assignment task images for feedback and view the work of your peers. The VLE offers you a great opportunity to extend your own learning throughout the week, along with access to learning materials used during the course. The sessions will be run as a mixture of theory and practical ones allowing students to further explore and understand the creative potential of their cameras, whilst using the artistic potential of composition and lighting. You are asked to bring a digital SLR camera and a pencil/pen and paper. Students may need to purchase extra kit periodically throughout the course, the tutor will give advice. Our tutors have both training and experience in the photography industry bringing a wealth of varied experience to the class. Gloucestershire College main sites have cafe facilities, so you might like to enjoy a drink or light snack before the start of your class. Water only is allowed in the classrooms.

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10 January 2018 at 7:00 pm finishes 9:00 pm

18 April 2018 at 6:00 pm finishes 8:00 pm

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