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Photography

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Short Training Courses

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Photography

Practical training and theoretical workshops on digital photography and image manipulation. With an emphasis on landscape photography and the use of photography as a tool in identification.


March 2019

09/03/2019    Wildlife Photography in the Spring    0.5 Day

Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust . Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk c-js.co.uk/2KAo6wR

Join professional photographer, Iain McMillan, for a morning of wildlife photography around the reserve. Learn how to get the best from your own equipment and use Iain's extensive range of professional kit. 8.30-11.30am.

Cost £35.00


14/03/2019    Field Electronics    1 Day

Wallingford, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2PlEfgK

This one-day course will give you an introduction to electronics as applied to environmental sensors in the field. It includes knowledge essential to making correct decisions in the field. It will give you the practical skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment in the field. Early Bird rate ends 7 Dec.

Cost £649.00


April 2019

05/04/2019    Spring Digital Photography    4 Days

Dale Fort, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01646 636205 enquiries.df@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Planning to get the most out of Pembrokeshire's spectacular landscape and natural history, we will visit a number of different locations shooting not only fantastic landscapes, but also plant and animal life. Prior photographic knowledge is useful to get the most out of the course, but advice and guidance are on hand.

Cost £455.00


13/04/2019    Springtime Photography in Epping Forest    1 Day

Epping Forest, Field Studies Council. Contact: 020 8502 8500 enquiries.ef@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Modern cameras, abundant with features, end up permanently set on the Auto function; so bewildering are the options! Come and learn how to use your camera to achieve interesting photographs of the spring flora and fauna in Epping Forest.

Cost £35.00


15/04/2019    Landscape Photography Workshop    3 Days

The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01300 320684 kingcombe@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk www.kingcombe.org

Develop your skills in technique, composition and image-processing on this photographic workshop covering the land and coast of west Dorset, with Mark Bauer.

Cost £282.00


15/04/2019    Photography Especially for Beginners    3 Days

Flatford Mill, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01206 297110 enquiries.fm@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This course is ideal for photographers looking to release the potential of their cameras and their own creativity. To be able to reach your potential as a photographer you first need to master the camera. The first part of this course is designed to help you achieve this.

Cost £405.00


May 2019

01/05/2019    Photography - Blue Bells    1 Day

Nower Wood, Mill Way, leatherhead KT22 8QA, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk

Enjoy the beauty of the native blue bells while learning how best to capture them through photography.

Cost £67.00


17/05/2019    Upland Photography    3 Days

Preston Montford, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01743 852040 enquiries.pm@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This course is for keen amateur photographers, or those starting out who want to learn more about how to frame and capture light in the landscape at dawn, dusk and beyond, focusing on the two iconic Shropshire Nature reserves the Long Mynd and the Stiperstones, as well as the valleys between.

Cost £455.00


20/05/2019    New Forest Based Wildlife Photography Workshop    5 Days

Burley, New Forest, Prestige Holidays. Contact: 01425 480600 lhamilton@prestigeholidays.co.uk www.toursprestigeholidays.co.uk

A four night residential workshop in the New Forest and surrounding area with expert wildlife photographer, John Combes. Full board and expert tuition provided as we aim to showcase the regions best wildlife. Call or email us for more info.

Cost £699.00


21/05/2019    Thermal Imaging for Wildlife Surveys: Operator & Analyst Course    4 Days

Hill Holt Wood Ltd. Norton Disney LN6 9JP , KFW Scientific & Creative. Contact: 07572160487 kfw.sci.create@gmail.com www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6488361424014831616

For full details please email kfw.sci.create@gmail.com

Cost £1250.00


27/05/2019    Walks with a Camera    4 Days

Slapton Ley, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01548 580466 enquiries.sl@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Discover artistic inspiration as we take short walks (of around 3-10 km) through some of Devon's most attractive scenery and coastline, all of which make excellent subjects for landscape and nature photographers. The course programme is designed to be hands-on and practical, ideal for those who are inspired by landscape.

Cost £460.00


June 2019

23/06/2019    Photography - Close-Up and Macro for Beginners    1 Day

Nower Wood, Mill Way, leatherhead KT22 8QA, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01372379523 adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk

Using the beauty of Nower Wood as your backdrop, learn the basic techniques used when taking close-up and macro photographs. Beginners course.

Cost £67.00


July 2019

05/07/2019    Macro Photography Workshop    3 Days

The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01300 320684 kingcombe@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk www.kingcombe.org

Develop your macro and close up photography of plants and invertebrates, improve your field craft and overcome the challenges, with John Bebbington FRPS.

Cost £219.00


19/07/2019    Lightroom and Other Software: How to Organise and Process Your Digital Nature Photographs    3 Days

Slapton Ley, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01548 580466 enquiries.sl@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Enhancement of your photographs in Lightroom is the emphasis of the course. Other software will be discussed as well as going on local walks to take photographs to use as examples in the classroom. By exporting images we will look at sorting and storage of your images too.

Cost £315.00


22/07/2019    Photography for Beginners and Improvers    4 Days

Flatford Mill, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01206 297110 enquiries.fm@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This course is open to all levels of photographer, although a basic understanding of your camera menus would be useful. We will cover creative use of depth of field, exposure, creative use of shutter speeds, focus modes, composition before moving on to more complex techniques such as focus stacking.

Cost £520.00


22/07/2019    Extreme Close-up Photography and Focus Stacking    4 Days

Slapton Ley, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01548 580466 enquiries.sl@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Close-up photography reveals a whole new world. It is exciting and possible with any digital camera. This course will not only enable you to understand the basics but show how to get extreme close-ups just millimetres across. We will look at the lighting of small objects and how to achieve maximum focus.

Cost £445.00


22/07/2019    Radioecology    2 Days

Lancaster, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2S2sPuG

This two-day course covers a number of aspects of environmental (non-human biota) radiological assessment, including the ERICA tool, radionuclide transfer, dosimetry, effects, benchmarks, dispersion and how to model atmospheric noble gases. For Regulators, industry, consultants and researchers. From £875 Early Bird

Cost £unknown


26/07/2019    Macro Photography Workshop    3 Days

The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust. Contact: 01300 320684 kingcombe@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk www.kingcombe.org

Develop your macro and close up photography of plants and invertebrates, improve your field craft and overcome the challenges, with John Bebbington FRPS.

Cost £219.00


29/07/2019    Photographing the Nature of Devon    4 Days

Slapton Ley, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01548 580466 enquiries.sl@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This course, designed for all levels, will visit a number of different habitats (weather permitting) including the seashore, moorland and ancient woodland, and look at the techniques for photographing the flora and fauna of each habitat.

Cost £460.00


August 2019

26/08/2019    Garden Photography    4 Days

Flatford Mill, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01206 297110 enquiries.fm@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This five-day course is ideal for those who appreciate spending time in gardens and enjoy photography. We will immerse ourselves amongst late summer flowers and veg: dahlias, cosmos, rudbeckia, asters, verbena, tomatoes, chillies and early autumn berries.

Cost £420.00


September 2019

06/09/2019    Filming and Photography in the Mountains    2 Days

Blencathra, Field Studies Council. Contact: 017687 79601 enquiries.bl@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

A relaxing course with critically acclaimed and award-winning outdoors filmmaker Terry Abraham out and about the iconic Blencathra. Terry will guide participants to some of his favourite locations for capturing this much-loved fell on camera, share tips and tricks and help those who wish to take outdoor photography or video more seriously.

Cost £250.00


06/09/2019    Photography Tuition    2 Days

Blencathra, Field Studies Council. Contact: 017687 79601 enquiries.bl@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Lake District Photography' - is a tour aimed at getting you to the right places at the right time to maximise photographic opportunities. A world class destination with an abundance of mountains, Lakes and verdant green valleys.

Cost £325.00


09/09/2019    Bayesian Methods for Ecological and Environmental Modelling    4 Days

Edinburgh, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2730 annkov@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2X3Lv0I

This four-day course will run over 5 days. It will be a mixture of presentations and practical exercises. It will give you a solid grounding in Bayesian methods you can used with any model and data set to compare models, estimate parameters, analyse uncertainties and communicate results. From £749.

Cost £unknown


October 2019

22/10/2019    Autumn Digital Photography in Pembrokeshire    4 Days

Dale Fort, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01646 636205 enquiries.df@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This course provides the perfect opportunity to photograph the superb land and seascapes of Pembrokeshire in autumn. It is intended for improving digital photographers who are keen to develop their skills.

Cost £440.00


25/10/2019    Autumn Wildlife and Landscape Photography    2 Days

Margam, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01639 895636 enquiries.mp@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

This weekend course will give participants all the skills and knowledge required for successful nature and landscape photography. It will look at all aspects of nature photography including close-up and landscape work.

Cost £289.00


November 2019

02/11/2019    Autumn Photography in Epping Forest    1 Day

Epping Forest, Field Studies Council. Contact: 020 8502 8500 enquiries.ef@field-studies-council.org c-js.co.uk/2KnWpZk

Learn how to capture the glorious autumn colours of Epping Forest with your camera on this very user-friendly photography course and achieve interesting photographs of the season's woodland flora and fauna. Demystify your camera and find out how to take good close-up pictures using different angles.

Cost £35.00



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