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Photography Courses New Dates – Oxford
April 4, 2011Posted by on
We now have the new schedule of courses available for the next term starting in May. For the first time we can also announce our brand new Travel Photography course. Our courses are very popular and are evening classes, weekend classes and workshops. We cover subject areas such as Understanding your Digital SLR Camera, Introduction to Photoshop, Portrait Photography, Black and White Digital Photography, Composition in Photography, Intermediate Photography and Garden and Plant Photography. Here are a list of dates for next term, if you would like to attend one of our courses please send us an email to reserve a place, full details are on our website
Understanding Your Digital SLR:start dates 4th May; 21st May; 9th June
Introduction to Photoshop and Photoshop Elements – starts 4th May
Composition In Photography – Seeing Pictures – starts 5th May
Portrait Photography: – starts 9th May
Intermediate Photography – starts 3rd May
Black and White Digital Photography – starts 13th June
Travel Photography starts 9th June
One Day Understanding Your DSLR – 7th May; 19th June; 10th July; 6th August
Garden & Plant Photography: 12th June
Here is a description of our new Travel Photography course
Whether you are enjoying a weekend city-break, a cultural holiday, a couple of weeks at the beach or trekking in remote areas, travel offers some of the most exciting opportunities for taking great pictures.
This course aims to help you make the most of those opportunities. Subject areas covered include: how to photograph city scenes, landscapes, buildings, monuments, people and wildlife. We’ll look at great images by top photographers and consider practical advice to help you make pictures that stand out from the crowd and which capture the essence of your destination.
We will consider the practicalities of travelling with your camera: what sort of accessories you might want to take with you, tips on safety and keeping your equipment working properly together with the need to be sensitive to local cultures and laws. We will also consider ways of sharing your work with others, whether you prefer to make prints or to tell the story of your travels on a website. It is assumed that you already have a reasonable understanding of how to operate your camera as the course does not cover in depth camera use, (you may well have taken one of our camera courses) but the course will be relevant whether you’re using a compact or a DSLR.