Upcoming Digital courses for 2017

DSP01 – Introduction to Digital Photography

November Courses
Monday’s 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

You will learn to get the most out of your digital SLR camera with this comprehensive introductory photography course. We will take you through the fundamentals of manual photography – shutter speeds, aperture, ISO. We will look at the advanced shooting modes and file settings that will give you the best results. You will also learn the advantages of shooting in raw and will receive a step-by-step introduction to digital darkroom techniques for processing your digital photographs.
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DSP02 – Intermediate Digital Photography and Post Production

November Courses 2017
Nov: Wed Nov 8th, (Sunday 12th), Wed 15th, (Thur 9th), Wed 22th & Dec (Thurs) 7th

This is an intermediate course for those with a basic knowledge of digital photography who would like to take their skills further.
Taking up from where the Introduction to Digital Photography course left off, students will build upon their experience of taking photographs and will learn how to use Lightroom and Photoshop to get the most from their images. By developing a professional workflow, participants will learn to organise and process raw files for output for print and for the web. Each student will work towards a self-directed creative or professional work brief, each participant will learn the skills of applied digital photography and develop the technical and artistic proficiency to realise their ideas through critical engagement and support.

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DSPO3 – Adobe Photoshop Creative Course

November 2017
Course Dates: November Course Dates: Tuesday 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

This four-week course introduces students to Adobe’s powerful and extremely versatile software; Photoshop. Suitable for both photographers and artists alike, students will learn in a creative and fun environment different methods and techniques used to enhance, alter and change their image. Beginning with the basics, students will build a solid knowledge of the software’s tools and how to use them in nondestructive ways to edit their photographs. 
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DSP04 – Lightroom Crash Course

Course 2017  
Course Date: October 31st
This 3HR workshop is a crash course in Adobe Lightroom. You will learn a tried and tested workflow that covers; importing & organising your files, making batch edits, custom edits and exporting your images with different requirements ie; web, print, press etc… We will also touch on incorporating Adobe Photoshop into your workflow for more advanced edits. No previous knowledge of the software is required.

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APFD01 – Art of Photography

Course runs over 3 months for 7 Thursday evenings and 6 Saturdays

Starting November, running until February

Dates

Course Dates:

Nov: Thurs 9th, Sat 11th, Thurs 23 & Thurs 30th
Dec: Sat 2nd, Sat 9th & Thurs 14th
Jan: Thurs 11th, Sat 20th & Thurs 25th
Feb: Saturday 3rd, Thurs 15th, Sat 24th

Time

Thursday Evenings 18.30 – 21.30, Saturdays 10.30 – 16.30

The Art of Photography is a mentorship-based course aimed at those who want to advance their photography skills, pursue a certain project or create a photographic portfolio to showcase their work. The course is suitable for people with a good understanding of the basic principals of camera exposure in digital or analogue.

The course provides students with the technical skills, facilities and creative environment to explore and develop their ideas to produce a substantial body of work, be it for an exhibition or portfolio. Throughout the three months, students will enrol in different workshops, choose from; large format/medium format cameras, film processing/Black and white printing, studio lighting, fill in flash, scanning negatives and digital printing, Post production using Lightroom and Photoshop. Read more…


APD03 – Street Photography

Autumn 2017
Course Dates: Nov. Sunday 12th

This outdoor workshop is for all of those who are interested in Street Photography using either digital or film cameras. It is aimed at all those who wish to shoot urban scenes and everyday life on the streets of Dublin. You will learn the secrets to help you capture great street photographs including focusing techniques, composition tips and much more! The class will be held around the streets of Dublin, starting at the main entrance of Trinity College at 10.30 am and finishing at around 16.30pm (including breaks). By the experienced and renowned Dublin Based Street Photographer Esther Moliné. Read more…


IPC01 – Intermediate Portrait Photography

September Course 2017
Course Dates: Saturday 30th

This course is suitable for photographers who have an understanding of their camera settings and can shoot on the manual setting, who want to learn and understand portrait Photography. This course will provide you with the skills to take a great portrait through demonstrations and hands-on shooting. Students will learn about the challenges and joys of taking a portrait. Investigate different styles of portrait photography from the candid shot to the more formal shoot.
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IPC02 – Advanced Portrait Photography

November Course 2017
Course Dates: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th

This Advanced Class is for those experienced and professional photographers who want to learn portrait photography or just want to enhance their skills.
We as the photographer bring ourselves into every image we take; be it landscape, documentary or portrait. It is what makes an image of the same scene unique to each photographer. In turn, the viewer brings in their own visual experience when they view an image.
In a portrait, when a subject is in front of a camera their expression changes continuously, it is us as the photographer to chooses the moment in which we decide to click the shutter and capture that unique essence of the subject. Lighting can create a mood, evoke drama or quietness. It can be soft and hard and it can change the shape of someone’s face, the same with the lens that you use. The relationship between you and the sitter is paramount to the success of every shoot.
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