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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Art School: Photography

Subject Area
Art & Design
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

You will have a short introduction to the key functions of your digital camera that will improve and develop your photography. You will then take part in some practical camera exercises using the skills and various settings you have learned.

Overview

You will have a short introduction to the key functions of your digital camera that will improve and develop your photography. You will then take part in some practical camera exercises using the skills and various settings you have learned.

You will also explore considerations and useful information on better photo taking. Students will also discuss and explore software for image editing in post-production.

Practical exercises will include using a range of camera settings in real-life scenarios to improve and develop your technical skills.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those interested in developing their photography skills and exploring their photographic creativity.

Digital equipment can be supplied for the session, but owning a digital camera is useful.

Facilities

Students will have access to our photography studio and Mac suite.

At York College our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£10

All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-3.30pm.

Reasons to choose this course

We offer this course as an evening class, which is regularly enjoyed by many students. Feedback from previous students includes:

“Thank you for all the hand-outs and assignments you set/sent us. The assignment sheets are excellent step-by-step guides and just what I wanted from the course - making me get out there and use my camera!”

"I really enjoyed the course and hope to see you in January on the dedicated Photoshop course. Your method of teaching is great, the time you take with each individual is priceless, it certainly was for me.”

Skills you will develop

From this short introduction you will learn that photography is an art form, but also a technical subject. To obtain the best results in your photography it is important to have a good grounding of the basic technical knowledge. This course will allow you to develop that knowledge.

You will also develop a creative eye and creative thinking.

Course progression

Completion of this course will enable students to progress on to various other art and design courses available at York College such as:

Art School: Digital Photography
Art School: Digital Photoshop

We have a range of adult learning courses which students may be interested in. Visit the Art & Design curriculum page to find out more.

Once you've completed this course, you will be equipped with some of the skills and knowledge in digital photography to help you progress and develop in several job opportunities to suit your personal needs and interests or pursue further simply for pleasure.

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