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Introduction to Access Photography

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - 24 September 2024
Cornwall College St Austell - 29 April 2025
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
12 weeks / 1 evening per week
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Introduction to Access Photography

This exciting course will introduce you to the basic principles of photography, you will gain an understanding of the exposure triangle, using the ISO, Aperture and Shutter Speed to find the perfect exposure.

You will also explore compositional guidelines enabling you to create amazing images.

This course is perfect if you are just starting out in photography or would like to develop your skills further. You will also gain understanding of the use of light with shadows and contrast and how to use natural light effectively, the use of colour and processing images in the darkroom.

You will be given the chance to take part in small workshop set ups to experiment with close up photography and refraction.

You will require your own DSLR or Mirrorless Camera, SD card and Memory Stick to sign up to the Course.

£5 material fee

What you will learn

Learners will be able to shoot in full manual mode, have complete control over their settings, download and save files effectively, develop the skills of metering in order to find the correct exposure and be able to compose their images effectively. Learners will also learn how to control their lighting effectively using both natural and artificial lighting whilst understanding the contrast and the effect it has on their images.

They will also learn how to set up and create exciting images for close up photography.

This course has an added excitement of being able to use our amazing darkroom and learn how to develop images from a 35mm film, pinhole image and photograms.

Progression

Level 3 Photography, Access to Creative Arts

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Learners will be able to shoot in full manual mode, have complete control over their settings, download and save files effectively, develop the skills of metering in order to find the correct exposure and be able to compose their images effectively. Learners will also learn how to control their lighting effectively using both natural and artificial lighting whilst understanding the contrast and the effect it has on their images.

They will also learn how to set up and create exciting images for close up photography.

This course has an added excitement of being able to use our amazing darkroom and learn how to develop images from a 35mm film, pinhole image and photograms.

Level 3 Photography, Access to Creative Arts

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


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  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 24 September 2024
  • Day/Time - Tuesday, 17:00 - 20:00
  • Tuition Fees: £5.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 29 April 2025
  • Day/Time - Tuesday, 17:00 - 20:00
  • Tuition Fees: £5.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

    MORE INFORMATION ON FINANCIAL SUPPORT
    Information for ages 19+
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    For 29 April 2025 start date
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