Photography Workshop – Digital Camera Basics

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Photography Workshop – Digital Camera Basics

Course Details

Learn how to get off auto and get to grips with your digital camera and start taking control of your photography.

You will look at the key menu options and basic camera settings.  No prior knowledge is required.

At the end of the workshop you will have got a better feel for your camera’s switches, buttons and menus.

You will be taught by means of demonstration and explanation followed by hands-on experience.  

This workshop will help you develop a basic understanding of light, camera functions/settings such as white balance, scene modes, automatic and semi-automatic shooting modes along with the use of the Histogram, metering and focusing options.          

Please bring a note book and pen, your digital camera, 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 a tripod, reflectors, filters etc.  Please also bring a packed lunch.

Course handouts will be available to assist you to practice tools and techniques learnt at home. 

 

 

                                                                                                            

 

Information & Support

A variety of photography courses and workshops are offered throughout the year giving you the opportunity to further develop your skills. Please see our current Leisure Courses brochure for details.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
 


 

Cost & Duration

1 Day Workshop  =  £40

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNAC2701AU New Milton - Fusee House 06/10/2018 to 06/10/2018 Saturday 10:00 to 15:30 01590 625222
LNAC2701SP New Milton - Fusee House 26/01/2019 to 26/01/2019 Saturday 10:00 to 15:30 01590 625222
LNAC2701SU New Milton - Fusee House 06/07/2019 to 06/07/2019 Saturday 10:00 to 15:30 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

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.

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.