Introduction to Creative Digital Photography with Kate Nolan at Block T

This 4 week beginners class in creative photography is an ideal way to learn how to get the most out of your digital camera. Each week develops a new photographic skill, with an introduction to contemporary photography and the visual elements you need to improve your images.

This course is the perfect introduction to contemporary digital photography, using visual elements and practical tips to help you make better photographs.

Digital Photo Basics: Intro to photography // Cameras, camera components, lens types // Shutter speed – what are the skills needed to capture movement?
Aperture: Depth of Field // Exploring semi-manual mode
Portraiture: Lighting – how to make the most of lighting conditions // Using aperture to create different portrait styles
Landscape: Composition // How to break down an image into sections
Exposure: Exploring exposure and ISO functions // Achieving correct exposure through shutter speed, aperture and ISO // Using camera in fully manual mode
Re-cap: Review technical and creative skills learned over the previous weeks // Discuss images created over 6 weeks

Kate Nolan is an Irish visual artist focused on extended photographic stories that examine the nature of identity. In 2014 her artist’s book ‘Neither’, looking at the dreams and fears of young women in Kaliningrad, Russia, was published. She received her BA (hons) Documentary Photography from the University of Wales.

Dates: Starts Monday, May 28th
Times: 18:30 – 21:30
Fee: €170
Location: BLOCK T Studios, Dublin 8

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