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About PhotoSocial: Photographers Group Evening Session (DM101 Spring)

A general interest group for photography enthusiasts to share their skills, knowledge and passion for taking photographs.

What will you learn on this course?

This course is a weekly opportunity for anyone with a general interest in photography to get together with other enthusiasts in the company of our artist tutor Kate Green.

PhotoSocial is a flexible, general interest group that will motivate you to pick up your camera more and inspire new ideas, skills, approaches and creativity. If you enjoy working on your own photography projects, discussing or sharing your work, looking at other photographer’s work, creating photo books and developing your knowledge and skills, then this is the group for you.

The tutor will be on hand to facilitate group sharing and learning. The course may include visits out within the local area or into the city to suit participant’s interests in architectural, urban, or street photography. During this course, you will also have the opportunity to experience fine art portrait & nude photography and photograph a life model within a studio setting.

On completion of this course, you will have enjoyed sharing your enthusiasm for photography with others and you should feel inspired to be creative with your camera and want to explore your capabilities further.

To view past participants work from Kate’s courses search #photosocial365, a hashtag dedicated to students homework.

Who is this course for?

The course is aimed at beginners and improvers level aged 18+ years. This course offers that opportunity for beginners and ideally suited to people who have completed MAC’s Exposure I & II Digital Photography courses.

It is ideally suited for people with DSLR, Bridge, Compact System Cameras, Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras, or a compact camera for enthusiasts that has manual settings. If you have a basic point and shoot camera but are considering upgrading, then we do have a limited number of DSLR’s that can be borrowed during the class.

At the heart of MAC is a focus on accessibility and inclusion. Please contact us to discuss your specific access needs. The room is wheelchair accessible. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support.

Do you need to bring anything?

Bring along your camera, a tripod (if you have one), and wear appropriate clothing for going outside. It is also useful if you bring a copy of your camera manual.

You can bring your own laptops or tablets if you prefer to use these for post-production instead of the Apple MACs provided, but please remember any cables you might need to connect your camera to your device.

Please bring a 32GB USB stick or external hard drive to save your work each week.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?

Kate Green

Dates and times

  • January – March 2025