Photography Workshop – Close-Up and Macro Photography

Photography Workshop – Close-Up and Macro Photography

Course Details

We will be looking at equipment and techniques used in Close-up and Macro Photography, before putting some of the techniques into action.

This one-day workshop will look at the various techniques you can use such as:

  • Choice of background, understanding depth of field and how to use it.
  • The use of focus stacking to achieve front and back focus.
  • Ways of increasing magnification using a macro lens, filters, extension tubes, etc.
  • Close-up and Macro lighting techniques.

The workshop will start by reviewing equipment and techniques of Close-up and Macro Photography before moving onto shooting and image processing.

You will be taught by means of presentation, discussion, practical demonstration and hands on experience.

Information & Support

Please bring a note book and pen, your digital camera, tripod, memory card(s) and fully charged batteries and charger, along with your camera instruction manual and any other camera equipment you may have that could be useful such as – reflectors, filters etc.   Please also bring a packed lunch.

Course hand-outs will be available to assist you to practice tools and techniques learnt at home.

Courses and workshops will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.  Please see the current Leisure course brochure for further details.

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Time Cost Contact
Code: LNAC2831 Location: New Milton - Fusee House Date: 13/03/2021 Time: 10:00 to 15:30 Cost: £40.00 Contact: 01590 625500

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below:

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.