Building more skills. Suitable for those who have experience with a digital compact or SLR camera and are keen to improve their photography. This course includes practical outdoors activity sessions, covering composition; trees, water & reflections, shooting into the light, exposure, contrast and silhouette.  It reviews the camera modes of aperture and shutter priority to help you capture great images of landscapes, people and wild life.  Tripod useful.
MOST OF THE TIME WILL BE SPENT ON PRACTICAL FIELD TRIPS OUTDOORS.


DIGITAL COMPACTS & SLR
Do ensure you have good footwear, waterproofs in case of showers and adequate protection for your camera.
Locations: Taurus Crafts, Lydney Harbour  and  Cannop Ponds
Woodlands & Water  One day skill development course. Supervised composition. Hints and tips session.


The programme includes location briefings, a visit to Cannop Ponds or Lydney Harbour covering composition, outdoor portraits, camera control, low light, capturing motion, wildlife & water, image review & editing, and  a hints & tips session. Detail timings, locations and programme order depends on weather and exterior conditions. If it is a great day we will spend more time  in the woods and river locations outside, if its sunshine and showers we  may spend  more time at forest visitor centres.

 March, April, May, June, July, August
OUTLINE PROGRAMME  9am to 5pm

SKILL BUILDING COURSE
COURSE LEADER Ewart Woolley BSc.
 
This  intermediate course takes you onwards and upwards using your camera creatively for landscape, outdoor portraits and wild life.
Ewart has trekked through the landscapes of  Severn and Wye  as a geographer, geologist and teacher. His experience includes twenty years of photography &  digital images and more recently leading photo skills & Adobe Photoshop courses at an  international  technology academy.
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