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Advanced Digital Photography Courses

Advanced Digital Photography Courses

Would you like to step up your game and become very proficient behind the camera, taking pictures like a real pro? Do you have a passion for photography and need some guidance by expert tutors who can unlock your potential?

If so, then our Advanced Digital Photography Courses are for you. These two day photography courses combine complex theory with practical exercises such as location shooting and equipment demos. It will give you the advance tools and photography techniques you’ll need to create the professional and creative photographs you’ve dreamed of taking.

Above all, this course will show you the importance of “making” rather than “taking” a photograph.

ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES - CONTENT

During this photography class, you will learn:

  • Light – understand the colour and behaviour of light (natural, artificial, direction, shape, form and quality)
  • Camera settings – explore advanced settings and commands on DSLR cameras
  • Lenses – learn about lens selection, accessories and fine adjustment of your lens and focusing
  • Advanced Focus – learn about hyperfocal distance and how to take sharp images of still or moving objects
  • Light Meter – metering your subject and metering modes explained in depth
  • White Balance – understand how to achieve correctly colour balanced images
  • Exposure – all advanced exposure photography techniques covered including exposure bracketing, exposure compensation and the magic triangle dynamics
  • Histograms – learn how to read the histograms and benefit from this info to achieve better balanced exposures
  • Flash – how to achieve greater images using your flashgun / speedlite
  • Accessories – learn about camera accessories which can enhance photographs including reflectors, diffusers and light shapers.

Level

A good understanding of basic exposure and your camera’s manual settings is advised.

Size

Courses limited to 8 students

Equipment

This course requires a digital DSLR or mirrorless camera with full manual controls. If you do not have access to either of these, we can provide you with a DSLR camera. We will also provide all other necessary props and accessories.

YOU WILL NEED

We recommend you bring the following equipment with you to the course:

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera with full manual controls
  • Your camera’s manual
  • Fully charged battery
  • An empty memory card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • External flash (for some classes, if owned)

This course requires a digital DSLR or mirrorless camera with full manual controls. If you do not have access to either of these, we can provide you with a DSLR camera. We will also provide all other necessary props and accessories.

You’ll also need a good knowledge of aperture, camera lenses, shutter speed and ISO including exposure modes.

Get involved

If you want to get to know other students, read tips and tricks from industry professionals, and get your own work reposted, follow the City Academy Photography Instagram.

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25 Sep - 26 SepSat10:00-16:002 daysRoss GamblePhotoion Studio, Waterloo£275.00
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All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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