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Photoshop For Photographers

This course is designed to introduce artists and designers to the technical and creative use of a digital camera or device to help promote their work. You will learn how to take basic images and then how to format them for use on different platforms. Bring your camera to each session or if you do not have your own the college has a limited number of cameras but you will need to book one.
  • Who is it for?

    This course is aimed at Students who would like to know who to Photograph their artwork. This could be for promotion in print, online and for exhibitions. Students should have small 2D and / or 3D artworks that they would like to Photograph for the course. Students don't have to have digital camera and you can be a beginner at photography. Some knowledge of computing preferred, this is not suitable for students with no computing experience.

  • What does it cover?

    The course will cover how to set up a space to Photograph your arts work, basic lighting, basic use of a camera and how to format and adapt your images
    By the end of the course you should be able to:
    1. Understand the how to set up a space to Photograph small and medium sized Artworks
    2. Understand the basics of lighting an artwork
    3. Understand the basics of saving and formatting images
    4. Understand the basics of manipulating images and adapting for different platforms

  • What will it be like?

    Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
    Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
    One-to-one and group discussion.
    How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
    Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    You will need to bring a camera, Ipad or smart Phone to Photograph your work. We advise that using a camera is the best solution and Cameras can be booked out in advance with reception.
    You will need to bring small artworks to Photograph, please note large pieces cannot be accommodated.

  • What could it lead to?

    This course can lead on to our web development course, so you can get your work out into the Public and online: Website for artists and designers, social media for artists and designers, setting up your own independent exhibition.

Available Courses

Photoshop For Photographers

This course is designed to introduce artists and designers to the technical and creative use of a digital camera or device to help promote their work. You will learn how to take basic images and then how to format them for use on different platforms. Bring your camera to each session or if you do not have your own the college has a limited number of cameras but you will need to book one.

23 May 2025 – 11 July 2025
Friday, 10:30 to 13:30
Course Code:2017D
£209 / £73
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Lightroom Digital Photography - Intermediate

This course is aimed at students who have begun to master their digital camera and want to learn how to edit the images to get the results you want. Adobe Lightroom is the industry standard application used by photographers to edit images. This intermediate course will take you through digital post-production techniques using Lightroom, from opening images and file organisation to editing and exporting your photos in different formats.

If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon- Fri.

31 January 2025 – 04 April 2025
Friday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:2007D
£261 / £91
10 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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This is the course for students wanting an introduction to the software used for graphic illustration and drawing techniques. Widely used in the typesetting and logo graphic areas of design it is a course of special interest to those interested in graphic design, website development or video and animation production.
This is an introduction to Adobe Illustrator and is suitable for beginners. The course will cover all the basics of using this vector graphics programmes and will introduce students to the skills that are used for graphic design, typesetting and creative work.

If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

30 September 2024 – 18 November 2024
Monday, 14:30 to 17:30
Course Code:2018D
£209 / £73
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Monday, 14:30 to 17:30
Course Code:2019D
£209 / £73
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Photoshop - Introduction

A chance to gain understanding of Photoshop. The essential features that you will require for
photograph, image and scanned image manipulation. You will learn about image selection tools, blending, modes, layers and layer effects, groups, patterns, styles, vector objects, adding text, clipping, masks and filters, history panel, history brush and snapshots.

30 September 2024 – 18 November 2024
Monday, 10:30 to 13:30
Course Code:2012D
£209 / £76
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Monday, 10:30 to 13:30
Course Code:2013D
£209 / £73
8 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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