New Zealand Community Education Centres

Photography - Next Step

Creativity combined with technical know-how is the aim of this follow-on course, aimed at those who are confident using a camera in manual mode and are familiar with basic principles of photography. Includes a Saturday field trip.

Description

Continue your photographic education and learn more techniques in camera use, composition and lighting.

The course is not for beginners - you should be competent using your DSLR camera in manual mode and be familiar with basic principles of photography (metering, exposure, etc). Includes a Saturday field trip - check individual courses for details.

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
• Describe and demonstrate the concept of exposure
• Determine correct exposure in a variety of situations
• Discuss the emotional qualities of light and composition and their impact on picture making
• Identify and critique technical and emotional elements of a picture and describe their impact 

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel your registration, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".

Prerequisites

For those who have completed the Beginners' course or equivalent. You should be competent using your DSLR camera in manual mode and be familiar with basic principles of photography (metering, exposure, etc.)

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