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Digital SLR Photography - Beginners

Day of week:
Margate Adult Education Centre, Margate
Mixed Level
13:00 - 15:00
5 weeks

This Photography - Beginners course based in Margate will take students through the basic techniques of camera use and functions. Students will be given time and direction to explore what their digital camera is capable of so that they can start to take beautiful images. You will also be shown some of the most important aspects of post-production photography where you can enhance and edit images taken so that they reach their full potential.

By the end of this course students will be able to:
1) Identify the pros and cons of a variety of cameras;
2) How to get good light exposure every time
3) Get to know and use camera controls
4) Transfer images onto a computer and use some basic editing functions to enhance images taken.
5) Produce the satisfying pictures you always wanted.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Len Whybrow

Len Whybrow has been a photographer for 18 years. He was educated at Bournemouth Arts College. Having a Fine Art background, he has taught drawing and painting as well as all aspects of photography and video.

View all courses taught by Len Whybrow here

How will I be taught?

Our courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills, techniques and to acquire an understanding of the subject. Tutors will use a variety of methods including demonstrations, instructions, one to one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are experienced artists.

Your tutor will monitor your progress against the outcomes of the course using an Individual Learning Plan. You will get to add your own goals to this document so that you can see what progress is being made. Your tutor will offer you support and guidance on how you can achieve your goals and improve your skills and technique.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need to own or have access to a digital camera whcih you will need to bring to each lesson. A notepad and pen might also be helpful for taking notes.

What can I do next?

A Photography - Improvers course would be a perfect follow on to this course. Your tutor will discuss this and other opportunities with you as you complete this course.

What do I need to join the course

All welcome. This course is suitable for everybody, although you will need to own or have access to a Digital SLR camera.

Getting to your course

Find us

Margate Adult Education Centre
Hawley Square

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAR/118945/M/LC.