Discover the photographic potential of the local Sussex coast and coastal towns combining both seascape and the urban landscape. Through studio presentation and practical location based tuition, you will explore, in depth, the techniques and ideas behind creating successful seascape and urban landscape images with both aesthetic appeal and strong narrative (the human element).
The overall aim of the course is to understand the fundamentals of both creative seascape and urban landscape photography, develop narrative in your images and produce consistently strong images. The course will also cover an introduction to using Adobe Lightroom as an editing tool and conclude with a group critique of the images shot during the weekend.
Narrative (the human element)
Long Exposures and motion blur
Tides/Weather/time of day
Equipment - use of lenses/filters/tripods/remotes
Visits will be made to various coastal locations during the weekend.
Please note: it is essential that you have computer skills for this course. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom software (Creative Cloud version) would also be an advantage. The course is for up to eight participants. Each student will be allocated a PC in the College's digital computer suite.
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops until 9pm, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
Roy has been a commercial photographer since the mid 1980's having started his career as a studio assistant before becoming freelance in the early 1990's. He has worked in many different genres including studio, reportage, architectural, portraiture, editorial and sport. Always keen to pursue his personal work as a balance to the commercial world he has been widely published and has exhibited in many locations over the years.
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