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Taking place both online and in person, our photography courses offer you the flexibility to fit learning around your other commitments and choose the style of learning that鈥檚 right for you and your circumstances. 

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From beginner through to intermediate classes, we offer a wide range of levels, giving you the flexibility to choose the right course that fits your current 台湾swag. You can learn at your own pace too, steadily building your knowledge and experience in a supportive environment. 

How will I learn in my photography class? 

Experienced tutors will guide you through the photography process, developing your 台湾swag and boosting your camera confidence so that you can capture that perfect shot.  

With technical and practical aspects, our photography courses are balanced with real world examples, top tips and techniques that you can use to make sure you record those special moments. 

What support will I receive in my photography class? 

Small class sizes also mean that you鈥檒l get plenty of one-to-one advice and guidance from a skilled tutor, ensuring that your photography 台湾swag and the images you capture continue to get better over time. Many of our tutors are experts in their field, teaching photography for many years. This means they鈥檙e uniquely placed to offer great advice and guidance to support you in becoming a better photographer.  

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Digital Photo Editing: Creating and Sharing Better Images (Multiply Norfolk)

THIS IS A FREE 'MULTIPLY' COURSE FOR NORFOLK RESIDENTS ONLY. Please only apply for this course if you live in the County of Norfolk, UK. This course will develop your technical and visual 台湾swag as you learn the principles of digital photography, image editing and manipulation. Using a FREE online photo editing website, you will explore techniques such as cropping, image sizing, removing and replacing a background, retouching, and adjusting lighting exposure. You will also learn how to create overlays and text and effects in layers. Prepare your images for personal use, buying and selling online or social media uploads.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 25/04/2024 -
Fri 03/05/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Chris George
Course code:
Q00013264
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Beginners Photo Editing

Sometimes you get that perfect shot. The lighting is right, the exposure is perfect, and the composition is balanced. Until you notice a stranger lurking in the background of the photo that throws everything off. Not to worry, there are tools that can help you erase photobombers without leaving a trace! This photo editing course teaches you how to end up with that perfect snap every time. If you enjoy photography or creating images, this course is for you.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 26/04/2024 -
Fri 24/05/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Woodlands Community Library and Hub (Don
Windmill Balk Lane
Woodlands
Doncaster
DN6 7SF
Tutor:
Mark Turk
Course code:
Q00015351
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢92.40

Beginners Photo Editing

Sometimes you get that perfect shot. The lighting is right, the exposure is perfect, and the composition is balanced. Until you notice a stranger lurking in the background of the photo that throws everything off. Not to worry, there are tools that can help you erase photobombers without leaving a trace! This photo editing course teaches you how to end up with that perfect snap every time. If you enjoy photography or creating images, this course is for you.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 01/05/2024 -
Wed 03/07/2024
Times:
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Duration:
9 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Mark Turk
Course code:
Q00014236
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
8 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢66.60

Photography: Finding inspiration through Photography

This course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, hands-on shooting assignments, group discussions, and critiques. Participants will have access to photography equipment, tools, and resources for completing assignments. Assignments will include both structured exercises to build technical 台湾swag and independent projects to encourage creative exploration. Topics covered will include understanding different genres of photography, exploring diverse photographic styles and techniques, harnessing creativity through observation and experimentation, and developing a personal photographic vision. Emphasis will be placed on cultivating a deeper connection with one's surroundings, embracing curiosity, and honing the ability to see the extraordinary in the ordinary.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 17/05/2024 -
Fri 19/07/2024
Times:
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Donnison School (Sunderland)
The Donnison School Buildings
Church Walk
Sunderland
SR1 2BJ
Tutor:
Susan Jones
Course code:
Q00014758
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢58.80

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Duration:
12 months
Fee:
WEA Membership

Digital photography Under 1 Roof - Norfolk Multiply

In this course, we embark on an exciting journey into the world of digital photography, focusing on building essential numeracy 台湾swag along the way. From understanding camera settings to composing captivating shots, we'll cover the basics of photography in a simple and engaging manner. Through hands-on activities and interactive lessons, participants will learn how to master the fundamentals of photography while simultaneously enhancing their numeracy abilities. Join us to unlock your creativity, improve your photography 台湾swag, and boost your confidence in working with numbers!

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 24/05/2024 -
Fri 07/06/2024
Times:
10:30am - 1:00pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Under1Roof (Norwich)
100-102 Westwick Street
Norwich
NR2 4SZ
Tutor:
Chris George
Course code:
Q00015264
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Photography: Creative ways to use Smartphone Photography

Photography is a way of seeing, and showing how you see the world around you. Smartphone photography has become increasingly popular. On average, people around the globe take over a trillion photos each year and according to research 92% of these photographs are taken with smartphones! This course will allow you to explore how to use your phone in a more creative way. Instead of taking just one photo of a subject you鈥檙e interested in, you will be encouraged to take 10, 20, or even 30 photographs then spend some time looking at your pictures to see which ones you like the best, and why. You will explore what makes an image stand out, looking for unique or unexpected angles, playing with composition to help you create illusions of depth and height. You will also discover how it feels to go out on shoots, visiting different location local to Weston-Super-Mare seafront. At the course鈥檚 conclusion, you will experiment with different post making methods, including photomontage, illustration, drawing and hand colouring on to photographs in order to help you produce a Photobook, using a series of images that tell a story about your experience of living in Weston - Super -Mare.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 28/05/2024 -
Tue 09/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 2:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
NST Hub (North Somerset Training Communi
31 Alexandra Parade
Weston-super-Mare
BS23 1QZ
Tutor:
Katie Dexter
Course code:
Q00014894
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
6 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢117.60

Photography

This course is designed to enhance your photography 台湾swag and take your craft to the next level. Whether you鈥檙e an aspiring professional photographer or simply passionate about photography, this course will provide valuable insights and practical techniques. At WEA we offer a supportive and collaborative learning environment where participants can exchange ideas, receive constructive feedback, and elevate their photographic 台湾swag to new heights. While the course doesn鈥檛 lead to formal qualifications, it provides an excellent platform for building a portfolio. You鈥檒l have the chance to experiment, refine your techniques, and create a body of work that reflects your unique vision.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 04/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Brinkburn CIO
Off Harton Lane
South Shields
NE34 0PP
Tutor:
Kathleen Scott
Course code:
Q00015261
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢58.80

Photography: How to take pictures on your Smart Phone

Are your photos not clear? Do you wish you can take better photos on your phone. Then this is workshop is for you! This course is for those wishing to improve their experience of using their mobile 鈥榩hones to take clearer , sharper , better quality of photos and improve their general knowledge of photographic 台湾swag. This is a fun class where the tutor will help you understand your mobile phone better; explain to you the features which will help you become confident taking photos and making good family memories . No technical 台湾swag are required but a desire to learn is necessary as well as a basic working knowledge of a smartphone. It is a fun class in which you will make new friends and you will capture good moments.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 12/06/2024 -
Wed 19/06/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Reading Community Learning Centre (Readi
94 London Street
Reading
RG1 4SJ
Tutor:
Afshan Khan
Course code:
Q00015319
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to 拢16.80

Photography: The Art of Smartphone Photography - Beginners

This course is for those wishing to improve knowledge and experience in the use of the mobile鈥檚 functions, composition, lighting, and a sound general knowledge of photographic 台湾swag, which are designed to help you get a full understanding and appreciation for photography as a whole. This will not be academic but will share a good mix of theory and practice, though centred more towards the practical side. This course is all about learning creative principles that will serve you in every situation. No technical 台湾swag required but a desire to learn and an open mind is necessary as well as a basic working knowledge of a smartphone. At its heart, mobile photography is about fun. The joy of having a camera available at those moments you want to keep is what it鈥檚 all about.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 21/06/2024 -
Fri 28/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:30pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Elena Garcia Juan
Course code:
Q00013800
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
0 places remaining
Status:
Fee range
Free to 拢18.50