Picture Maker’s Photography Course Info Starting in the Autumn 2017

The next Picture Maker’s photography course will be starting on the 3rd October at The Pontardawe Art Centre. Classes run every Tuesday evening 7pm till 9pm. Plus a photographic walk will take place on the 11th Nov 10.30am till 1pm, exploring street photography. As with all my courses they are open to long distance learners too.

About The Course

Picture Maker’s is a photography course that focuses upon the creative side of photography. Studying and developing your own photographic portfolio, rather than being weighed down by the heavy technical aspect of photography which can become very confusing and daunting.

On the course we will look at inspirational photographers from the past to present day. And how they’ve influenced photography. We will explore the many genres of photography ranging from Travel to Documentary to Fashion to Fine Art. 

This course is a  6 week course, open to all abilities, the aim of the course is to allow students to focus on their creative ability and ideas to take photographs rather than getting weighed down by the technical side of photography.

What you will learn;

1).How a digital camera works

2).Image quality ISO/ White Balance

3).Explore pioneering and contemporary photographers

4).Photographic Genres; Fashion, Documentary, Fine Art and Travel

5).Develop your understand of reading photographic images

6).Composition and Capturing a photograph

7).Produce your own photographic portfolio from a series of briefs

8).Be creative on the move with a photographic walk with your fellow Picture Makers.

Equipment needed – The course is designed to use the minimum amount of equipment. Students will require a digital camera or 35mm SLR Camera and will need access to a computer and printer.

Course completion prospects -The course will provide a solid platform for anyone interested in pursuing photography to a higher level. Students will hold a comprehensive photographic portfolio to continue their education in photography or for personal use.

Tutor Photographic Artist Sheree Murphy

Course Dates

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

7.00pm till 9pm

6 Week course

Course Fee:

Course fee is £60 Full Time Students and £40 to Long Distance Learners too (Photo walk included)


Please Contact Sheree to book your place: Sheree.murphy@hotmail.com/ 07960184293


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