Course overview

Get started with digital photography! With whatever device you’ve got to hand, the camera on your mobile phone or a digital camera if you have one, start getting the pictures you want. Photographs of your children or grandchildren, your pets, your blossoming summer garden – start capturing the things you look at every day and enjoy for longer the wonderful things around you by capturing them digitally on your devices. With the help of our experienced tutor, learn how to compose good shots, how to use your camera in different ways to bring variety to your photographs and see how you can share them. You will join a class of beginners, other learners with the same goals, all people who want to gain confidence in digital photography in a mutually supportive learning environment.

Course description

This is a four-week course for beginners in digital photography. This practical course aims to help each learner to get started and gradually extend their understanding and confidence in using their chosen camera to get good pictures. Learners will get to grips with some basic guidelines in framing and composing good shots, using the camera from different angles and getting closer to their subject, whatever it is. All this will be done in a supportive and non-threatening environment, with lots of help and encouragement. Once your confidence is growing, you will learn how to share your photographs with family and friends and if you use social networks like Facebook, how you can upload your photography.

After the course you can further your learning by progressing to a longer more in-depth accredited or non-accredited course.

This course is FREE to learners living within the Coalfields Regeneration Trust /Easington Lane area – please contact us if you require further details.

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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