Digital Photography

Ref: C2525057

This introductory course will teach you how to get the best out of your camera’s settings as well as teaching you basic rules of composition. Suitable for any type of digital camera, from DSLR to Smartphones. You will need to bring a camera along to the sessions.

Course aim

Do you want to learn how to take better photographs? This introductory course will teach you how to get the best out of your digital camera’s settings as well as helping you improve composition and enhance your subject.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • select my camera mode with confidence
  • adjust my camera settings to change the appearance of my photos
  • list several rules of composition I can use to enhance my images
  • describe the strengths of my own photos and my peers photos

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be asked to practice taking photos between classes to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need to bring your digital camera. This course is suitable for all cameras including smartphones.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could be the first step towards a career within the creative arts sector or becoming a self employed photographer • The photography skills learned would benefit anyone who needs to create images for their own business or website

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Digital Photography

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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