Introduction to your Digital Camera with John Roe
For those with a digital SLR camera who wish to learn about F-stops, shutter speeds, ISO settings, composition and creative picture taking.
Please note that this course is specifically designed for Digital SLR cameras, however should you wish to use a compact digital camera then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
What the day will cover
Experiment with and investigate the functions of your digital camera with help from a professional tutor. Here you will gain experience and understanding of F-stops, shutter speeds, ISO settings, digital image types, metering modes, depth of field and basic composition.
Out and About
Transfer your developed understanding into hands-on practice as you go out and about in Bristol photographing with your tutor.
Back at RPS House
Images will be reviewed and discussed in an informal setting within the group and the tutor will give helpful feedback and advice. The number seen will depend on the time available.
What to bring
Digital camera, your camera manual, USB lead or USB card reader and a CD-R or a flash drive for your notes. Please empty your cameras memory card before attending the course.
Bring a packed lunch or use local facilities. Drinks provided. You will need to have appropriate clothing for walking and weather conditions.
Interested in learning how to maximum your photography potential using photo editing software? Why not take the next step in our One day introduction to Photoshop.
Please visit www.rps.org/visit to help plan your trip. Please be aware that the car park in the Paintworks on a weekday is limited to three hours. Weekends, and evenings after 6pm are unlimited.
Bristol Temple Meads is a 30-minute walk to Paintworks.
Buses running from Bristol Temple Meads to Paintworks are: 1, 178, 349 or the X39, but please check before leaving.
A Park & Ride service is available from Brislington Park & Ride. More information can be found at www.travelwest.info/park-ride/bristol/brislington
If you need to bring your car and don’t want to use the Park and Ride Buses, you can book a place to park at a nearby supermarket using this link yourparkingspace.co.uk
You can also park all-day for £5 at Arnos Manor. Visitors will need to go to the hotel reception to purchase a ticket to display on their windscreen.
Image © Emma Delves-Broughton
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- Cancellation policy
Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.
If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out, please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult
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