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Photography

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Short Training Courses

(10 day consecutive maximum) Many of the providers have further details on the Centres and Providers pages.
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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.


January 2019

07/01/2019    Photography: Developing Skills with Techniques and Technology    4 Days

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

This course is ideal for any photographer wanting to capture images with impact and mood. It is most suited to the intermediate photographers who know how to use the basic camera settings such as aperture and shutter priority.

Cost £540.00


19/01/2019    Wildlife Photography in the Winter    0.5 Day

Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust . Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://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


24/01/2019    Using drones to map habitats    2 Days

Lancaster, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. Contact: 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk https://c-js.info/2v4TOwp

This two-day course will give you skills in: taking images collected from a UAV platform such as a quadcopter, processing images into a scene for image processing, generating classified images. You will learn steps to produce high quality and accurate maps for the mapping of vegetation and land forms.

Cost £649.00


February 2019

08/02/2019    Winter Outlines    2 Days

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

This course is all about creating clear, minimal images from lines and forms. Come and explore the graphic potential of the winter outlines and structures in the countryside around Dedham Vale.

Cost £270.00


09/02/2019    Wildlife Photography in the Winter    0.5 Day

Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust . Contact: 0115 972 1777 enquiries@attenboroughnaturecentre.co.uk https://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


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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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

17/05/2019    Upland Photography    3 Days

Preston Montford, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01743 852040 enquiries.pm@field-studies-council.org https://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


27/05/2019    Walks with a Camera    4 Days

Slapton Ley, Field Studies Council. Contact: 01548 580466 enquiries.sl@field-studies-council.org https://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


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 https://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 https://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 https://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


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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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


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 https://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 https://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 https://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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