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Impington Village College

Computing and Photography Courses

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - AN INTRODUCTION

Wednesday 3 October for 6 weeks

10.00am – 12noon

£60 / £48 concession

Over 65s - £30

Brief Description:

Do you want to know more about digital photography and be able to take your camera off its auto setting?  This course is suitable for learners with no or very little experience with photography / digital photography, who would like to become more confident when using their camera.  You will become familiar with the settings of your digital camera and learn how to create and edit good quality photographs. 

You will have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Memory cards & file management
  • Menu systems, optical and digital zoom
  • Scene modes, composition & the rule of thirds
  • Priority modes, auto & program modes
  • Depth of field, shooting static & moving objects
  • Formatting & printing images
  • Landscape photography
  • Street photography and cityscapes

Course Aims:

  • Understand the basics of digital photography
  • Become familiar with the settings and menus of a digital camera
  • Produce images of a reasonable standard and make minor edits to those images
  • Ready images for producing good quality prints

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Digital Camera

Notebook

Pen

Memory Stick

Location:

The Stables, St Andrews Church, Church Street, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9EP

Class Dates:

3, 10, 17, 31 October (No class on 24 Oct due to Half Term break.)

7, 21 November (No class on 14 Nov - unable to use venue.)

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - AUTUMN

Thursday 27 September for 5 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£50 / £40 concession

Brief Description:

Do you want to know more about digital photography and be able to take your camera off its auto setting?  This course is suitable for learners with no or very little experience with photography / digital photography, who would like to become more confident when using their camera.  You will become familiar with the settings of your digital camera and learn how to produce good quality images. Weekly assignments will be set around the theme of Autumn.

Content: file management, the menu systems, dials & buttons, exposure, depth of field, composition & rule of thirds, scene & priority modes.

For more information:

Website: www.tutorden.co.uk

Tutor email: tutorden@gmail.com

Course Aims:

  • Understand the basics of digital photography
  • Be able to hold a camera correctly
  • Become familiar with the settings and menu systems of a digital camera
  • Be able to produce images of a good standard

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Digital Camera

Memory stick

Notepad

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

27 September

4, 11, 18 October (No class on 25 Oct due to Half Term break.)

1 November

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - LANDSCAPES

Thursday 8 November for 5 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£50 / £40 concession

Brief Description:

Do you want to know more about digital photography and be able to take your camera off its auto setting?  This course is suitable for learners with no or very little experience with photography / digital photography, who would like to become more confident when using their camera.  You will become familiar with the settings of your digital camera and learn how to produce good quality images. Weekly assignments will be set around the theme of Landscapes.

Content: file management, the menu systems, dials & buttons, exposure, depth of field, composition & rule of thirds, scene & priority modes.

For more information:

Website: www.tutorden.co.uk

Tutor email: tutorden@gmail.com

Course Aims:

  • Understand the basics of digital photography
  • Be able to hold a camera correctly
  • Become familiar with the settings and menu systems of a digital camera
  • Be able to produce images of a good standard

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Digital Camera

Memory stick

Notepad

Pen

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

8, 15, 22, 29 November

6 December