Professional Freelance Photographer
Basic DSLR course will enable you to gain a full understanding of your digital camera's controls and composition techniques.
The course will explain how to get the most from your digital SLR camera.
We will cover meter readings, ISO, shutters speeds, apertures and composition.
Intermediate DSLR courses are aimed at those who have a good understanding of the manual controls of their camera’s, who want to improve their camera skills and advance their creative photographic techniques including the use of filters.
We will also discuss depth of field, hyperfocal distances and camera custom function features.
Advanced DSLR courses cover photography techniques for students who wish to further their creativity or gain a solid grounding in professional photography skills.
Explore advanced creative photography with the opportunity to study challenging professional camera techniques and artistic photography with
full support and expert tuition.
Photoshop is a digital imaging software package, which will enable you to enhance your digital pictures.
You will gain a full understanding of the basic tools needed to edit your pictures to a high standard.
The course is primarily aimed at the novice user and will complement any of the DSLR courses available.
Photoshop software is very complex and can be very confusing and daunting for the novice and intermediate user. Breaking down several key tasks within Photoshop will give you the basic skills to use the software with confidence.
Brightness and Contrast
Levels and Curves
Ruler and Crop
Cloaning and Re-touch
Layers and Masks
RAW v JPEGS
Plug in Software
With all courses, the subject matter can be specific to your choice.
Prices: Hourly rate £25/hr
Half day (4 hrs) £80
Full day (8 hrs) £150
STUDIO LIGHTING WORKSHOP tuition
The Basics workshop is designed to give you a good understanding of how to use studio lights.
The Intermediate workshop is aimed at getting more creative with studio lights.
The Advanced workshop is exactly that. Using a host of lights, reflectors, snoots
and scrims to produce magazine quality images. We will also look at editing styles
in Photoshop to get your images looking their best.
All courses are held at SAXON Studio in Sandbach, Cheshire. 5 mins from M6 - J17.
We will have a professional model for each event for the full day.
Workshops start at 1000 and finish around 1600.
Each workshop have their own booklet which has diagrams and notes for you to keep.
The price per photographer for each workshop is £75.00. This includes buffet lunch.
For details of future workshops, it will be posted on Saxon Studio Facebook page.
Peter J Bailey