Beginners Course -Programme

 

Beginners Course Information

 

Week 1:  Wed 17th June 2015 

Classroom Lesson - Basics Of Photography & The Camera

Venue:  St Catherine’s Hospice, Education dep.

Different Types Of Cameras

Holding the Camera (SLR)

Diopter Adjustment

Exposure:

What is Aperture

What is Shutter Speed

What is ISO

Camera Controls:

Shutter Release Button

Mode Dial:

Auto Mode

Program Mode

Shutter Priority

Aperture Priority

Manual Mode

 

Week 2:  Wed 24th June 2015

Practical Lesson - Outdoors

Venue: Scarborough Harbour

Using what has been learnt from Classroom Lesson 1

Specifically:

Holding the camera

Diopter Adjustment

Shutter Release Button

Where to find exposure values

Overview of Different Modes

 

Week 3: Wed 1st July 2015

Classroom Lesson - Basics Of Photography cont. & Rules of Composition.

Venue: St Catherine’s Hospice, Education dep.

Depth of Field & Preview

Camera Focus Points

Histogram & Highlight/Shadow Detector

Camera Light Meter

Exposure Compensation

Metering Modes

A look at filters

Composition examples and rules

 

Week 4: Wed 8th July 2015

Practical Lesson - Outdoors

Venue: Peasholm Park

Using what has been learnt from Classroom Lesson 2

Specifically:

Camera Focus Points

Exposure Compensation

Depth of Field & Preview

Learning to look at Histogram

+ continue items from Lesson 1

 

Week 5: Wed 15th July 2015

Classroom Lesson - Studio Night

Venue: St Catherine’s Hospice,  Education dep.

Practical Workshop on Studio Photography

 

Week 6: Wed 22nd July 2015

Practical Lesson - Outdoors

Venue: Scrap Yard

Continue using what has been learnt from Classroom Lesson 1 & 2

 

Week 7: Wed 29th July 2015

Classroom Lesson - Photo Editing

Venue: St Catherine’s Hospice,  Education dep.

Learning the basics of photo editing

What software is available?

Crop

Level Horizon

Sharpen

Camera Raw

etc

 

Week 8: Wed 6th August 2015

Practical Lesson - Outdoors

Venue: Church (TBA)

Continue using what has been learnt from Classroom Lesson 1 & 2

 
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