Sussex Photography School
A half day session exploring the world of specialist close-up photography for beginners. A mixture of theory and practical exercises this course will help you to get the most from your macro lens. Based at Walberton, this is a 3½ hr session. You will need a DSLR camera a macro lens and a tripod, if you have a speedlight with off-camera capability then bring that along. Tripods are available to borrow on request as are speedlights for Nikon owners. For one-to-one tuition only COST £100.
GET YOUR PHOTOS INTO PRINT! Master the art of creating stunning photo albums on your computer and having them professionally printed. Using free software downloaded onto your computer (we will be using CEWE Photoworld) you will learn how to arrange photos effectively on each page, add frames, shadows and image masks, drop in backgrounds and add text. You will need to bring along a laptop (or we have them available on loan) with a good selection of images, by the end of the day you will be well on the way to completing your album. You will discover the best way to use this powerful software for family albums, commercial projects and many other uses. For one-to-one tuition only. COST £100
A short masterclass at a local fireworks display. After a full briefing we will make our way to the venue where you will have 20mins to get some memorable shots with on-the-spot tuition. Available as individual tuition for £75 or for small groups at reduced rates.
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Compact & Bridge Camera Skills
This course is for all owners of Compact Bridge & System Cameras who would like to learn how to take better photographs. You will learn how to get the most from your camera by choosing the best settings and you will learn how to compose your shots for maximum effect. We will look at how to make the most of landscapes, tips for photographing people and still life shots. You will learn how to download images onto your computer, organise your photos and carry out basic editing. There will be a mixture of theory and practical exercises and comprehensive notes will be provided. Suitable for one or two people, this half day costs £100.
Develop your skills in Landscape Photography. This session will help you to know how to find your way around your camera and set it up for the best results. You will gain a good basic understanding of how to compose interesting photographs and how to work creatively with light. . There will be a short walk where you can put the theory into practice, with a chance to review and discuss the results afterwords. Suitable for enthusiasts at all levels. A half day for one or two people. Cost £100
Action Photography Masterclass
This is a half day session at Goodwood Motor Circuit.
After a full briefing you will have plenty of opportunity to try out a variety of shooting techniques. You will learn how to use Shutter Priority mode, continuous shooting and appropriate autofocus modes on your camera, and how to freeze or blur action shots. Panning techniques are explained and demonstrated. A good mixture of theory and practice with trackside tuition, you should go home with some great shots for your portfolio. Please note, this is not exclusively for motor racing fans, the action at Goodwood is ideal for anyone wanting to learn these techniques and then apply the knowledge to their own area of interest. COST:£100 for individual tuition with reduced rates for small groups.
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'An extremely interesting & enjoyable day, I learned a huge amount and am looking forward to putting it into practice.'
'Thank you so much for all you have taught me, I loved the course and cannot wait for the next one!'
'I loved the course, being outside made all the difference. I have been reading all my back issues of photo mags and now understand them!'