Course overview

Gain confidence and develop your Digital Photography skills in and around the Saint Chads area in Gateshead. Join our experienced tutor, Damien and with the help of your camera, explore the heritage of the surrounding areas, which will include Saltwell Park and the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides. You will be joining like- minded people who also have an interest in getting the best out of their cameras, whether it is the camera on your phone or your own personal device.

Course description

This is a ten week course that is for beginners and experienced learners. The course is designed with you, the learner in mind and will allow you to expand on your knowledge of using a Digital device to take photographs in and around the Bensham areas of Gateshead. The course will help you to understand the functions on your camera, by expanding on the use of light and angles to achieve exquisite photographs. You will be shown how to upload your photographs into easily accessible files so that you can share and exhibit your work at ease. The heritage of Gateshead and the surrounding areas are of great interest and here you will find some of your best subject matter, whether it is a building of great significance or simply the back lanes and the network of streets that make up the area. You will be invited to showcase your work at the end of the course in the historical surroundings, which is Saint Chads, where you will be able to demonstrate to family and friends how you have developed on the course over the previous weeks. There will be some gentle walking involved in the course to enable the group you are studying with to reach the topical destinations that have been targeted by the tutor.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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