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Photography - Portrait Photography to a Professional Standard

Kent Adult Education
Course summary
6 hours
50 GBP
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Photography - Portrait Photography to a Professional Standard: How to take a good portrait is a fine art, trying to represent your subject in a photograph that communicates the desired result is a skill worth learning. There are many factors to be taken into consideration including: light levels, whether indoor or out, skin tones, background, and many others. , , On this course we will look at all the basic elements which make for a good portrait. We will be looking at how to make people feel comfortable in front of the camera, the importance of composition, differing portraiture styles, how to light people and ultimately how to photograph a person or subject that represents them as you, the photographer, intend., , This course will major on lighting, looking at using natural light to create portraits, an introduction to using artificial lighting equipment and how to combine the two. We will be reviewing images directly through a laptop, so some image adjustment skills will also be covered in this course., , Learning outcomes:, At the end of the course you will be able to:, , 1. Recognise the difference between natural and artificial light in relation to photography., 2. Identify different lighting equipment used for portraiture., 3. Choose appropriate camera settings for creating a photographic portrait., 4. Produce a photographic portrait using artificial light.,

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone with a basic knowledge of using a digital camera (not a complete beginner). It would be beneficial if students had attended at least a basic digital photography course but those who prefer to use the auto settings are welcome too. Although the course is not specifically designed to cover smartphones, there would still be plenty of scope to learn the basic techniques of taking more effective portraits.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No Qualification

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education provides an extensive programme of courses aiming to meet the varied needs and interests of Kent communities. This summary sets out the ways in which Kent Adult Education will deliver learning opportunities to fulfil the purpose and...

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