Photography Workshop – Portraiture
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This two day portraiture workshop will look at some of the classical lighting styles in portraiture along with posing and composition. The use of backgrounds and lighting backgrounds will also be addressed.
We will discuss styles of portraiture, light in terms of quality, quantity and colour. Natural light, indoor light and studio light along with composition.
Moving onto portrait lighting techniques to create some of the classic lighting styles. Backgrounds will also be discussed. Techniques to achieve pure white and black backgrounds as well as defocused backgrounds to separate your subject.
Image processing may also be discussed depending on time and interest.
You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.
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Please bring a notebook 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.
Course handouts will be available to assist you to practice tools and techniques learnt at home.
Please bring a packed lunch with you.
Various Photography Workshops will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills.
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.
Course costs are:
2 day workshop - £80