This Digital Photography course focuses upon developing and exploring digital camera skills and photo editing. Workshops include aperture and shutter speed, white balance, composition and lighting, using flash, basic image editing in Adobe Lightroom and using various file formats. You will have the opportunity to work in a professional photographic studio and print some of your images. Equipment is available, but if you prefer to work with your own camera, please bring it along.
What topics are covered?
Getting to know your camera; Composing a photograph; Aperture, shutter speed and ISO; Using natural lighting; Using different lenses; Using Flash; Producing contact sheets; Image editing using Adobe Lightroom; File sizes and resolutions; Preparation for print.
Who is the course aimed at?
Suitable for beginners and those wishing to develop their skills in taking and editing pictures.
How will I learn?
Sessions will include: lectures; shooting on location; demonstrations & practical tasks; image editing on Apple Macs only.
Are there any additional costs?
You may wish to purchase your own lenses and advice can be given.
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring your SLR camera or Bridge camera. We can loan cameras for each session if necessary.
What else do I need to know?
Apple Macs will be used for image editing. A basic working lnowledge of a mac is advisable.
When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk
To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.
Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email email@example.com.
How do I enrol?You can enrol on this course:
Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.