Location: Parkshot, Richmond
Price: £145.00 (£145.00 non-EU)
Start Date: 18/04/2013
It may be possible to join some courses after the start date.
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Weekdays/Time: Thu (13:00 to 15:00)
Number of Weeks: 10
Tutor Approval Required? No
This course is designed to give you a very basic and quick start introduction to Digital cameras. Do you already have a digital camera but are baffled by what all the dials and controls really do? Or have you been thinking of buying one but don't know what you will really need? The de-mystification process starts here! Do you want to want to understand the basic controls so that you can start taking photos? Get the most out of 'the Basic settings' and auto modes.
No photography experience required. The ability to use a computer would be an advantage. Level 1 literacy and numeracy recommended.
On the course you will cover the following basic areas of photography: Understanding the differences between types of digital cameras available Take a digital photograph & preview it on LCD screen Understanding and using settings and controls on a digital camera Understanding format and picture quality settings. Use flash Use focus lock to capture an off-centre portrait image Re-size the image and save in a suitable format How to down load your images from the camera onto the computer Save the image in a suitable file format to your needs Print the picture Resize, reformat and crop in Photoshop
You will be given verbal feedback during the session and participate in group discussions
If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline please email email@example.com If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email firstname.lastname@example.org telephone 020 8843 7921, or drop in to our main reception area at either site. some Photography and Photoshop classes use MAC computers in the classroom as this is the industry standard and are very effective when dealing with large photographic files. However, if you are normally a PC user, you will be given specific info by the tutor how to manage any differences between the two platforms. If you need more info, please email email@example.com with your daytime telephone number.
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Camera and notebook
You will benefit from regular attendance and punctuality.
Photography short courses, Digital Photography Level 2 Diploma, Access to HE Diploma (Photography & Digital Photography)
Enrolment is best carried out online. If you prefer to enrol in person, you can enrol at either the Clifden or Parkshot centres. You can also enrol by post, payment should be by cheque made payable to Richmond Adult Community College and sent to Postal Enrolments, RACC, Clifden Centre, Clifden Road, Twickenham TW1 4LT.
How much homework will I need to do outside of class? You will be set photographic tasks and asked to gather images for discussion. What will happen if I miss a class? You can pick-up any handouts from the session you missed. You will definitely benefit from attending all sessions. "What type of camera do I need Any digital camera will do compact or DSLR What level of computer skills do I need? Possessing basic computer skill will be an advantage
You can enrol online, over the phone or in person at either site
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