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Use Your Camera With Confidence - Become a Better Photographer

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Burpham Village Hall

Burpham

Guildford

GU4 7LP

United Kingdom

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If you are relatively new to photography, or are just a casual snapper and would like to improve both your understanding of your camera and your photographic skills, then this one day workshop is for you. You’ll learn:

  • About different types of cameras, and their pros and cons

  • About taking control of your camera:

  • The vital importance of light

  • Understanding the trinity of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

  • Practical examples, using your own camera

  • How to choose exposure - the importance of the histogram

  • Very long and very short exposures

  • White balance

  • How to choose focus

  • Shooting RAW and JPEG

  • Shooting colour and monochrome

  • About kit you may want or need -

  • Lenses, long and short focal lengths, primes and zooms

  • Tripods and monopods

  • Flash

  • Bags and straps

  • Filters

  • Why post-processing matters, some options and a recommendation

  • The different forms an image can take -

  • Projected Digital Images

  • Social Media

  • Print

  • Taking better photographs

  • Composition

  • Technical aspects

  • The ‘WOW’ factor

  • Succeeding in Photography Club competitions

  • RPS and PAGB Distinctions

  • The importance of looking at lots of images

  • Keeping photography fun!

The day will include some practical time so that you can try out the techniques you’ve just learned. If weather permits, some of these will be outside the classroom.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout, but do bring your own lunch,

The workshop is led by Paul Graber LRPS, an experienced landscape and wildlife photographer who is a past Chairman, Programme Secretary and Competitions Secretary of Guildford Photographic Society, and whose interest in photography goes back to the early 1980s. Paul is a Surrey Photographic Association judge, who also leads workshops for the Royal Photographic Society, and will be delighted to share his knowledge with you, also offering hints and tips for speeding up your photographic learning curve.

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Burpham Village Hall

Burpham

Guildford

GU4 7LP

United Kingdom

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