Level 1: Introduction To Your Digital Camera
Saturday 6 & 13 Jul | 2pm – 5pm
You will get an introduction to your camera’s manual controls, focusing on how to control aperture, shutter speed and ISO to correctly expose your photographs. This course will also enable you to apply a practical and theoretical knowledge to help you use a digital camera effectively and creatively.
Level 2: Develop Your Photography Skills
Saturday 3 & 10 Aug | 10am – 1pm
You will learn new camera settings and develop your photography skills, focusing on how to use white balance, metering, bracketing, focusing, histogram and more. This course will also enable you to apply a practical and theoretical knowledge to help you use a digital camera effectively and creatively.
Level 3: Landscape Photography
Saturday 29 Jun, 6 & 13 Jul | 10am – 1pm
Day 1 will be based in the studio where we fully prepare you with the knowledge to move into the field of landscape photography with confidence, looking at both historical & contemporary work. Day 2 is on location, which will be decided on day 1, as well as the choice between a morning sunrise shoot or evening sunset shoot. Day 3 is back in the studio. Photographs taken on day 2 will be reviewed, followed by further teaching on the subject.
Level 3: Studio Photography
Saturday 3, 10 & 17 Aug | 2pm – 5pm
You will gain knowledge of studio lighting setups and techniques to enable you to take quality studio images from family portraits and stylish fashion shots, to interesting still lifes and eye-catching products. You will learn how to set up the lights and various lighting techniques that you can easily replicate in your home as the cost of studio lighting has fallen dramatically.
Level 2: Printing Your Negatives
Saturday 17 & 24 Aug | 10am – 1pm
This course will teach you advanced techniques to produce high quality prints from your processed negatives. You will learn how to achieve the correct exposure and tonal range of your print, how to set the correct printing and split grades, how to pre-flash the paper, and an overview of the different papers available for printing.
Saturday 20 Jul | 10am – 4pm
The course will introduce you to the Photoshop interface and will cover the basic Photoshop features such as working in layers, and techniques that you can use to adjust, correct and enhance your photographs.
Saturday 31 Aug | 10am – 4pm
The course will cover the basic Lightroom features and techniques that you can use to adjust, correct and enhance your photographs, how to prepare your photographs for printing, and how to catalogue and organise your library of images.
Wet Plate Collodion
Saturday 22 Jun | 11am – 5pm
Wet Plate Collodion is a 19th century photography process of creating images on glass or metal plates. This one day, intensive workshop will let you relive the excitement experienced by the pioneers of photography. Each participant will shoot and process their own unique ambrotypes, from start to finish.
Saturday 27 Jul | 11am – 4pm
Lith printing is one of the more modern alternative photographic techniques, as it was invented in the 1970s. It is a photographic printing process, that uses standard black-and-white photographic paper with lithographic developer (often heavily diluted standard developer) to produce a print with dark shadows and soft, bright highlights. It can give varying levels of contrast for the same exposure conditions.
Bespoke Training Courses – Dates can be chosen
Belfast Exposed also offer bespoke training courses, where we can create a one-to-one training experience specifically designed to suit your needs.
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