Sign onto our most popular ‘4-Day Course' and learn photography properly!
Whether you’re looking to take up photography as a career or just looking to improve your holiday snaps this course will be perfect for you. In this photography course you will learn everything needed to get your camera out of those automatic modes and start taking great professional looking shots!
What you will learn:
Day 1 - (Beginners Day) 9.30am – 3pm
Getting off Auto
Introduction to manual settings
How to control the focusing
How to be creative with composition
The effects of lenses and focal range
Controlling light via metering systems
Day 2 - 9.30am – 3pm
Exposures 1 - Apertures and depth of field
Exposures 2 – The effects of the shutter speed
How to balance exposures correctly
Going fully manual
Long exposure photography
Day 3 - 9.30am – 3pm
Balancing exposures to create different visual effects
Understanding Light and white balance
Fill in flash
In depth look at Portraiture
In depth look at Landscape Photography
Introduction to the post production of photography
Getting your work out there!! – The use of social media
Day 4 - 10am – 2pm
Getting creative on location – putting your skills to the test!
End of course drinks (coffee of course!)
Gallery of students on our 4-Day Course
No. of Days: 4 consecutive Saturdays unless stated otherwise.
Dates: Please view available dates under ‘Select Date’ below. NB: Sold out dates will show when selected.
Can't make one of the dates? - No problem. We'll forward you what you miss by email and book you onto the equivalent day on the next available course.
Location: Basildon, Essex.
Deposits of £30 can be taken to secure your place with full payment required 2 weeks before the start date.
What you will need:
Digital SLR camera or Compact system/Mirrorless camera with manual settings, a tripod and a desire to take great pictures!
“I can't recommend Marc Newton highly enough. His combined talents and passion for teaching and photography make this course unrivalled. Look no further, this course has it all!” – Jean Wallace
“Just finished the 4 day course. Have learned so much from a real professional (both photographer and teacher). I would really recommend the School of Photography to all.” – Cedric Calmeyer
“The 4 day course is well worth the money - Marc offers an excellent standard of teaching, making you feel at ease to ask questions when needed so you thoroughly understand what you are learning. Really boosted my confidence in taking control of my camera and therefore my shots. Highly recommended!” – Sophie Fisher
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Who’s this course for?
> Beginner photographers looking to learn photography properly.
> Intermediate photographers looking to fill any gaps in their knowledge stopping them from reaching their full potential.
> Keen enthusiasts looking to take photography more seriously.
> People looking to make photography their profession.
This is real learning delivered by Professional Teachers!
Teaching photography since 2002 and proud to be the best training provider in Essex.
Course Fully Booked?
It’s common for our courses to be full in advance. Booking onto the next course will add you to the reserve list. Then, if we receive any cancellations, you will be emailed and asked if you wish to transfer.
If you can’t make the next course, then please sign onto the mailing list at the bottom of this page to be notified of future photography courses.
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