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Traditional Photography Techniques for Beginners

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Course CodeB0066
Academic Year1819
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Times18:00 to 21:00
Location NameHinckley Campus
AreaCreative Design
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionThis course in photography is ideal for anyone looking to improve their tradition film photography skills. During this practical course, you will have support from a personal tutor as you learn how to process 35mm and medium format film, print images in the darkroom, make test and contact strips and make final prints on a variety of different papers. The practical assignments that you will complete along the way will form the basis of a black and white photography portfolio
Study OutlineUnderstand how to use your 35mm camera How to shoot in manual What is exposure and why is it important? Photography composition and technique Film development Darkroom printing, contact sheets, test strips and final printing. Paper types Film types Landscape photography The importance of lighting Darkroom editing techniques such as dodging and burning
Entry RequirementsNA
EquipmentCameras can be provided but having your own good quality SLR is an advantage. You will need to purchase film and photographic paper (available at the art shop)
AttendancePart Time, Monday evenings, Hinckley Campus, 10 weeks. 18.00 - 21.00
Awarding BodyNA
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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