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Monday, March 05, 2018
Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course

Please click here to buy tickets.�

More of Adrian's work can be seen here:�http://www.adrianoakes.com/

COURSE ITINERARY

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Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

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Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding clich�

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

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Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

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Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

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Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session�

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory.




Saturday, March 10, 2018
RSPB Nature Walk (Weather Permitting) (1:00PM)

Join RSPB volunteer Tony for a seasonal monthly guided walk.

Saturday May 6th: 2.30pm

Saturday June 3rd: 1pm

Saturday July 1st: 11am

Saturday July 29th: 10am

Saturday August 26th: 9am

Meet us at the RSPB Shop, Darts Farm. We will take a gentle stroll through Goosemoor nature reserve to our revamped Bowling Green Marsh hide.

Along route we will discuss wildlife that lives on the Exe, and why the Exe estuary is so important.

RSPM members free. Non-members 4
Child non-members 1

We hope you enjoy the walk




Monday, March 12, 2018
Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course

Please click here to buy tickets.�

More of Adrian's work can be seen here:�http://www.adrianoakes.com/

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding clich�

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session�

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory.




Monday, March 19, 2018
Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course

Please click here to buy tickets.�

More of Adrian's work can be seen here:�http://www.adrianoakes.com/

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding clich�

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session�

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory.




Monday, March 26, 2018
Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course (6:30PM)

Adrian Oakes Spring Photography Course

Please click here to buy tickets.�

More of Adrian's work can be seen here:�http://www.adrianoakes.com/

COURSE ITINERARY

-

Week 1: Introduction to digital photography

Example images

Your cameras: Familiarity, settings and modes

Building a stable working foundation

Correct handholding technique

Avoiding camera shake

Focusing

Re-composing

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 2: How to take a great photo

Locating a great shot

Composition and balance

Rule of thirds

Layers, space and light as subject

Depth of field and apertures

Symmetry and vectors

Lead in, eye-line and perspective

Foreground interest

Avoiding clich�

Using light correctly

How to get ‘sharp’ images consistently

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 3: Understanding the limits of your camera

Exposure compensation

Bracketing

Dynamic range limitations explained and integration through post processing

Colour harmony

Using filters

Shooting in low light

The magic hours

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 4:Landscapes and Panoramas

Panoramics

Mastering live view

Using the ‘Manual Mode’

Tripod use

Long exposures and the effects of shutter speeds

Reflections

Understanding RAW

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 5: Outdoor practical landscape session�

(Please note. This will be week 6 on the Spring course due to sunset times)

Photographing people.

Post processing tuition using Adobe Elements and CS6

-

Week 6: Course refresher and post processing tuition

Question and answer session

Kit buying advice

Post processing tuition session using Adobe Elements and CS6

Photographers are invited to bring a laptop (Adobe Elements or Photoshop needed)

Bringing a laptop is not compulsory.




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