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Date: Monday, March 12, 2018 At 06:30:00 PM
Repeat Event: Repeat every Monday until March 26, 2018
Event Price 120.00

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

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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.