Summer 2018 Workshops at St. Michael’s Centre, Bandon, Co. Cork

June 2018: Creative Digital Photography for Beginners

Weekend course. Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of June, 2018, from 10am-3pm at St. Michael’s Centre, South Main Street Bandon

Learn how to use your digital SLR camera to make beautiful and creative photographs with experienced teacher, visual artist and photographer Mick Holly.

In this course the student will learn how to use their digital SLR Camera for creative photography. Camera and photography basics such as shooting in Manual mode, creative use of shutter and aperture, understanding light, and digital organisation and post production will be covered. Students will be provided with notes for each class. A digital mirrorless or SLR Camera is required. 50% of the course will be spent in class and 50% in practice.

Day One: – Digital SLR Camera basics. – Understanding your camera’s functions. – Exposure modes. – Creative use of shutter speed and aperture. – Understanding light, depth of field and basic portrait photography. – Field Trip for practice

Day Two: Understanding the lens. – Nighttime, flash and low-light photography. – Composing a photograph and creative use of colour. – Understanding the digital image. – Introduction to software for organising and adjusting your photographs. – Field Trip for practice.

Expect creativity, fun and one-on-one tuition.

Cost: €90. Places are limited to 10 participants per course. Contact 023 886 9012/ 083 124 9311/ for questions and to book your place

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