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Get to know your camera, landscape photography

Dawn at Derwentwater

About the Course

Have you been using your DSLR camera on Auto or trying various settings with mixed results? Do you take more bad photographs than good, do you understand why they didn't turn out well? This course will give you a solid foundation in photography techniques.

This is a one day course in the Heart of the Beautiful Lake District. Based in Bassenthwaite near Keswick surrounded by the wonderful Skiddaw mountain range.

Learn to get the most out of your DSLR camera and take some stunning pictures while you do. Get tips and techniques for many different lighting situations.

Carmen is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute with a Diploma in adult education

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Get to know the features of your DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera and how to get the best from them
How to create blurred backgrounds in your portrait and close-up shots
Working with long exposure and capturing water
Take detailed landscape photographs
Find the fastest way to access your camera's features
How shutter speed affects your photos and how to avoid camera shake
How to add interest to your photography with tips on composition
Put it all into practice by taking some close-up, portrait & landscape photographs.
Hands on photography shoot on location
At the end of the day, we will look at the images and have a brief session using Photoshop to show how images can be processed in different ways.


Carmen Norman at Carmen Norman Photography
North Row
CA12 4RJ
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners

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