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Arts & Crafts Event, Sat 13 Jul 2019, £85

The Gondola at Brantwood

The Gondola at Brantwood

A student photographing the Gondola on a Going Digital workshop at Brantwood.

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Beginners Photography Courses
How do I get my camera out of Auto mode?

If you're a beginner and you've been using your camera on Auto, or trying various settings with mixed results, this workshop will give you a good foundation in photography in just one day. You'll have ample hands-on practice and take home handouts and assignments to refine your skills - practice makes perfect!

Cameras: DSLR, Mirrorless Compact System (CSC), Four-Thirds, Bridge, Superzoom and Compact.

Don't have a camera yet? We're happy to provide a loan camera, free of charge, on many of our workshops. If there's one available you'll be able to reserve it when you book

Content: Learn how to create blurred backgrounds in your portrait and close-up shots to make your subject really stand out, and take detailed landscape photos, by shooting in Aperture Priority. Find the fastest way to access your camera's features, how shutter speed affects your photos and how to avoid camera shake by adjusting ISO. Learn how to add interest to your photos with some tips on composition and put it all into practice by taking some close-up, portrait & landscape shots.

Where: Commencing in the classroom, to learn how to get the best from your camera, then out and about at your venue, taking a variety of photographs. Finally back to the classroom to discuss your images with plenty of time for your questions.

Group Size: Small, friendly classes with a maximum 10 students per tutor.

Previous Experience: These photography lessons are for beginners or if you'd like to learn to shoot in Aperture Priority to take control of your photographs.

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Dates Times
Sat 13 Jul 2019 10:00 to 16:00

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Partial disabled access.

Address

Lake rd,
Coniston,
Cumbria,
LA21 8AD

Directions

Plan route to Brantwood, Home of John Ruskin using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 307945  Lat: 54.34131 Long: -3.06743

Off B5285 road on east side of Coniston water. Follow signs from Coniston village.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Windermere station

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