Introduction to Location Photography

About the course

Have you keen interest in location photography? Ever wondered ‘how did that shot get taken?’ Want to understand how to use additional lighting or your flashgun or built in lighting flash? Then this is the course for you!

One of a programme of short courses running over the year, this course is aimed at beginners who have an interest in location photography. You be given the chance to shoot your own photographs on location and produce a mini project. The course will cover the following topics:

  • Lectures about specialist location photography techniques

  • Shooting animal photography on location

  • Shooting architecture photography on location

  • Shooting event photography on location

  • Shooting nature/landscape photography on location

  • How to use and manipulate flash on location

  • Mini project photo critique

Entry requirements

Some existing knowledge and experience of using ISO/film speed, aperture, shutter speed, metering modes, white balance and image quality settings is required

Equipment Required

Digital SLR camera

Flashgun (not essential but would be advantageous)

Varity of lens types (not essential but would be advantageous)

Additional Information

As part of this course will involve taking photographs outdoors, either around the college campus on at other locations candidates must be willing to travel to these locations and be able to walk around as a group. Waterproof clothing and outdoor footwear will be required as shooting could be in all weathers!

Please note that there will be no session on 29/05/16 - Half term break

Progression

Introduction to Darkroom Photography

Introduction to Studio Photography