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Holger Pooten
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Complete Foundation Photography Course

Level: Beginners
Duration: 4 Days / 20 Hours

Maximum Number of Students: 8
Requirements: Digital Camera with Manual Exposure Mode

What is the course about?

This hands-on course is aimed at beginners and is a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of photography. The Complete Digital Photography Foundation forms the foundation for all other courses and is a combination of the Beginners and the Intermediate Photography Course. Taught by combining projects, assignments and classroom presentations, it covers the 5 technical elements of photography (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, Focal Length and Focus) as well as the design principles that will enable you to create captivating and engaging photographs. You will learn to craft images that convey your message by using the Principles of Composition and Elements of Design. We will also be looking at the importance of concepts and perception.

What will we cover?

Fundamentals of Photography
Camera Resolution
File Formats (Jpeg, RAW)
Lenses (Focal Lengths, Macro, Prime & Zoom Lenses)
Manual and Autofocus (Focusing Points, Autofocus Lock, Single and Continuous Focus)
Principles of Exposure (Exposure Triangle, 18% Grey Card)
Manual Exposure (ISO, Shutter Speeds, Aperture)
Metering Modes (Evaluative, Partial, Spot Metering)
Depth of Field
Shutter Speed (Freezing and Blurring Motion & Panning)
White Balance (Auto, Custom, Daylight, Cloudy etc.)
Composition (Balance, Rule of Thirds, Positive and Negative Space)
Elements of Design (Lines, Shapes, Texture & Patterns)
Use of colour
Choosing the right gear for your subject
Advanced Exposure modes
Picture Style modes
Crucial versus distracting image elements
Develop your own stories and convey a message
Colour vs Black & White
Juxtaposition

If you don’t own your own digital camera, you can hire a professional grade DSLR (Canon or Nikon) from us for £20/day. Simply email us with your requirements.

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Portfolio & Website Review

Skills Acquired

By the end of the course you will be able to:
– Master your camera in Full Manual Mode
– Explore the full creative bandwidth of Aperture, Shutter Speed, Focal Length and Focus
– Craft your images rather than passively take them
– Accomplish your own photo projects
– Tell a story through your images

Booking

Gift Vouchers
Gift Vouchers are open-dated, please email the name of the recipient to bookings@liop.co.uk and we will send you a personalised Gift Certificate as pdf.

Gift Voucher, £395

Daytime Courses:
Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri, 10am — 4pm

22 – 26 May 2017, £395

26 – 30 June 2017, £395

31 Jul – 4 Aug 2017, £395

4 – 8 September 2017, £395

9 – 13 October 2017, £395

13 – 17 November 2017, £395

18 – 22 December 2017, £395

Weekend Courses:
2 weekends, Sat & Sun, 10am — 4pm

20 – 21 & 27 – 28 May 2017, £395

17 – 18 & 24 – 25 June 2017, £395

15 – 16 & 22 – 23 July 2017, £395

19 – 20 & 26 – 27 August 2017, £395

9 – 10 & 16 – 17 September 2017, £395

30 Sep –1Oct & 7 – 8 October 2017, £395

21 – 22 & 28 – 29 October 2017, £395

11 – 12 & 18 – 19 November 2017, £395

2 – 3 & 9 – 10 December 2017, £395