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Getting to know your Camera

Photography Workshop with Jackie Mellor

  • Starts 18 Jun
  • 120 British pounds
  • Mill Tye Gallery and Arts Centre

Available spots

Service Description

Getting to know your Camera. A workshop with the professional photographer Jackie Mellor Date: Tuesday 18th June 2024 Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm (with a break for lunch) What to bring: Your camera or mobile phone fully charged Your camera manual A tripod An empty memory card. A laptop to view your photographs and a card reader or lead to upload your images (If you have one) Examples of photographs that you have taken that you are proud of Three objects that say something about you A packed lunch What to wear: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes and a waterproof jacket. OUTLINE: It is possible to see a huge difference in your photographs by ‘learning how to see’ applying some rules of composition. However, if you are relying on your automatic settings on your camera, you may be frustrated with out-of-focus images, camera blur, or images which are too bright or too dark. You might be wondering how some photographers create photographs which are dreamy and romantic or how they capture movement or freeze action. To fully unlock your creativity and add extra wow factor to your photographs, it is important to get off of auto and to understand how to take control of your manual settings. In this class you will take a closer look at your camera settings and understand which settings to use for different subjects. PROCESS: 10.00am - 12.00noon In the morning, we will take time to explore your camera’s settings and understand what they do and how to use them for different types of subjects. You will gain an understanding of: • Shutter Speed, Aperture ISO and how they work together to create a balanced exposure using the exposure triangle. • Depth of field • White balance • Metering modes • Drive modes • Focusing modes. Break 12.00 - 1.00pm - Lunch (Please bring your own packed lunch) 1.00pm - 3.00pm In the afternoon you will work through a series of fun exercises working to put these principles into action and at the end of the day we will review some of the photographs taken. You will be invited to practice what you have learnt and share your work after the session within the Mill Tye Shoot and Share Facebook photography group where you will meet like-minded people and receive further encouragement, inspiration and support with your photography. Who is the Class for? • Beginner Photographers, who would like to stop using auto and get a better understanding of their camera. Age 16+ • People who love taking photos but want to develop their creative vision

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Places on our courses will be allocated on a first come, first served basis once payment has been received. Completing the application form without also making payment does not reserve a place on the course. All applicants must pay after submitting their form to guarantee a place on their chosen course. Refunds and Cancellations Cancellations are permitted up to one week before the start of a course, subject to a £25 cancellation fee. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 72 hours before the start of a course. Students who do not attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments do not have the right to a refund. Access The workshop takes place in the upper gallery which is not suitable for wheel chair access. Please notify the Gallery if participants have physical disabilities or special learning needs. Tell us about your needs in confidence by or by phone 01787 376796. Safety Aerosol fixative sprays and smoking are not permitted in the building. The use of mobile telephones, radios, personal stereos is not allowed. Please take care of your belongings at all times and never leave valuables unattended. We regret that we cannot be held responsible for the loss of participants’ belongings. Participants must make sure that they take all work and belongings away at the end of the class. Disclaimer The information given in this leaflet is accurate at the time of publication. However, the Mill Tye Gallery reserves the right to cancel or amend courses if circumstances require it. Please contact us if you are experiencing any issues.

Contact Details

+ 01787 376796

Mill Tye Gallery and Arts Centre, Mill Tye, Great Cornard, Sudbury, UK

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