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Taking place both online and in person, our photography courses offer you the flexibility to fit learning around your other commitments and choose the style of learning that’s right for you and your circumstances. 

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From beginner through to intermediate classes, we offer a wide range of levels, giving you the flexibility to choose the right course that fits your current skills. You can learn at your own pace too, steadily building your knowledge and experience in a supportive environment. 

How will I learn in my photography class? 

Experienced tutors will guide you through the photography process, developing your skills and boosting your camera confidence so that you can capture that perfect shot.  

With technical and practical aspects, our photography courses are balanced with real world examples, top tips and techniques that you can use to make sure you record those special moments. 

What support will I receive in my photography class? 

Small class sizes also mean that you’ll get plenty of one-to-one advice and guidance from a skilled tutor, ensuring that your photography skills and the images you capture continue to get better over time. Many of our tutors are experts in their field, teaching photography for many years. This means they’re uniquely placed to offer great advice and guidance to support you in becoming a better photographer.  

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Beginners Photo Editing

Sometimes you get that perfect shot. The lighting is right, the exposure is perfect, and the composition is balanced. Until you notice a stranger lurking in the background of the photo that throws everything off. Not to worry, there are tools that can help you erase photobombers without leaving a trace! This photo editing course teaches you how to end up with that perfect snap every time. If you enjoy photography or creating images, this course is for you! You will learn how to Add text to images and apply effects. Customise templates and create a collage. Add animation and save as a video or animated gif for a website.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 16/04/2024 -
Tue 04/06/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Mark Turk
Course code:
Q00013811
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £51.80

Beginners Photo Editing

Sometimes you get that perfect shot. The lighting is right, the exposure is perfect, and the composition is balanced. Until you notice a stranger lurking in the background of the photo that throws everything off. Not to worry, there are tools that can help you erase photobombers without leaving a trace! This photo editing course teaches you how to end up with that perfect snap every time. If you enjoy photography or creating images, this course is for you.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 17/04/2024 -
Wed 19/06/2024
Times:
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Duration:
9 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Mark Turk
Course code:
Q00014236
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £66.60

Digital Photo Editing: Creating and Sharing Better Images (Multiply Norfolk)

THIS IS A FREE 'MULTIPLY' COURSE FOR NORFOLK RESIDENTS ONLY. Please only apply for this course if you live in the County of Norfolk, UK. This course will develop your technical and visual skills as you learn the principles of digital photography, image editing and manipulation. Using a FREE online photo editing website, you will explore techniques such as cropping, image sizing, removing and replacing a background, retouching, and adjusting lighting exposure. You will also learn how to create overlays and text and effects in layers. Prepare your images for personal use, buying and selling online or social media uploads.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 25/04/2024 -
Fri 03/05/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Chris George
Course code:
Q00013264
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Digital photography - Norfolk Multiply

In this course, we embark on an exciting journey into the world of digital photography, focusing on building essential numeracy skills along the way. From understanding camera settings to composing captivating shots, we'll cover the basics of photography in a simple and engaging manner. Through hands-on activities and interactive lessons, participants will learn how to master the fundamentals of photography while simultaneously enhancing their numeracy abilities. Join us to unlock your creativity, improve your photography skills, and boost your confidence in working with numbers!

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 24/05/2024 -
Fri 31/05/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Under1Roof (Norwich)
100-102 Westwick Street
Norwich
NR2 4SZ
Tutor:
Chris George
Course code:
Q00015264
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

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12 months
Fee:
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Photography: Creative ways to use Smartphone Photography

Photography is a way of seeing, and showing how you see the world around you. Smartphone photography has become increasingly popular. On average, people around the globe take over a trillion photos each year and according to research 92% of these photographs are taken with smartphones! This course will allow you to explore how to use your phone in a more creative way. Instead of taking just one photo of a subject you’re interested in, you will be encouraged to take 10, 20, or even 30 photographs then spend some time looking at your pictures to see which ones you like the best, and why. You will explore what makes an image stand out, looking for unique or unexpected angles, playing with composition to help you create illusions of depth and height. You will also discover how it feels to go out on shoots, visiting different location local to Weston-Super-Mare seafront. At the course’s conclusion, you will experiment with different post making methods, including photomontage, illustration, drawing and hand colouring on to photographs in order to help you produce a Photobook, using a series of images that tell a story about your experience of living in Weston - Super -Mare.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 28/05/2024 -
Tue 09/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 2:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
NST Hub (North Somerset Training Communi
31 Alexandra Parade
Weston-super-Mare
BS23 1QZ
Tutor:
Katie Dexter
Course code:
Q00014894
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
6 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £117.60

Photography

This course is designed to enhance your photography skills and take your craft to the next level. Whether you’re an aspiring professional photographer or simply passionate about photography, this course will provide valuable insights and practical techniques. At WEA we offer a supportive and collaborative learning environment where participants can exchange ideas, receive constructive feedback, and elevate their photographic skills to new heights. While the course doesn’t lead to formal qualifications, it provides an excellent platform for building a portfolio. You’ll have the chance to experiment, refine your techniques, and create a body of work that reflects your unique vision.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 04/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Brinkburn CIO
Off Harton Lane
South Shields
NE34 0PP
Tutor:
Kathleen Scott
Course code:
Q00015261
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £58.80

Photography: The Art of Smartphone Photography - Beginners

This course is for those wishing to improve knowledge and experience in the use of the mobile’s functions, composition, lighting, and a sound general knowledge of photographic skills, which are designed to help you get a full understanding and appreciation for photography as a whole. This will not be academic but will share a good mix of theory and practice, though centred more towards the practical side. This course is all about learning creative principles that will serve you in every situation. No technical skills required but a desire to learn and an open mind is necessary as well as a basic working knowledge of a smartphone. At its heart, mobile photography is about fun. The joy of having a camera available at those moments you want to keep is what it’s all about.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 21/06/2024 -
Fri 28/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:30pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Elena Garcia Juan
Course code:
Q00013800
How you'll learn:
Online
Status:
Waiting list (Join waiting list)
Fee range
Free to £18.50