Intermediate Photography

Overview

  • Adults (Part-time)

Details

This course runs on Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm.
The course fee is £199.

Course content

This course will introduce the concepts of studio lighting; key and fill lighting and high key and low key lighting. Students will also explore capturing movement, using multiple flash exposures, colour gels and understanding colour balance. Emphasis will be placed on students being offered the chance to explore and experiment and to share results with each other at the end of sessions.

The Photoshop element will teach students how to set up their workspace, understand resolution for print and web output, use manipulation and selection tools, layers, adjustment layers and layer masks.

Students are expected to bring their own camera and to have a basic knowledge of photography and the workings of their camera.

Week 1
Key and fill lighting. Students will explore different combinations of key and fill lights.

Week 2
High-key and low-key lighting. Students will be introduced to these ideas and techniques and are encouraged to experiment.

Week 3
Colour balancing and movement. We will look at colour gels, tungsten lighting, flash and movement.

Week 4
Photoshop session. Students will work on setting up a workspace, understanding resolution and outputting, colour balancing, retouching and adjustment layers such as levels and curves.

Week 5
Photoshop session continues with a closer look at selection tools, quick mask, layer masks and clipping mask and basic image manipulation.

Week 6
Student focussed.


Students are expected to bring their own camera and to have a basic knowledge of photography and the workings of their camera.

About the tutor:

Monica Takvam is a visual artist and photographer. Her work has been shown in exhibitions throughout England and Norway

For further information call 020 7258 7253 or email shortcourses@cwc.ac.uk

What are the expected employment areas with this course?

Creative Arts, Photography

Entry Requirements

You need to have a basic knowledge of your DSLR or to have graduated from the Beginners Photographic course.