An understanding of the potential of what can be created in-camera greatly increases the photographer’s personal repertoire and ability to express their personal creativity. Through presentation and practical demonstration a series of techniques will be covered over the weekend using the West Dean House, College and Gardens as our location.
The course will also cover an introduction to using Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop as an editing tool and conclude with a group critique of the images shot during the weekend.
• Motion blur/long exposures - tripod and hand-held
• Panning/Zoom blur
• Light drawing/painting
• Low angle
• Abstraction - various
• Multiple exposure
• HDR (high dynamic range)
• Focus stacking
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, 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.