Photography Courses – July/Aug

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: 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.

Photoshop Basics
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.

Lightroom Basics
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.

Lith Printing
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.
To book, email us at training@belfastexposed.org

weekly-logo
artist forms link
New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.