Wed 20 March, Fri 24 May, Wed 10 July | 10am - 4pm | £38 / £35 | Beginners Level | 18+
Focus on slowing down, relaxing and enjoying your surroundings with a social Photography course. Socialise, unwind and build self-esteem whilst honing your camera skills.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open learners of all levels and you don’t need any previous experience as full instruction and guidance is given. This is a day for photography lovers to meet, socialise and take photos together.
The course is accessible for people of all abilities. Support worker/ carers may assist and all classes are planned to meet the specific needs of the group. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible.
What will you learn on this course?
This one-day course is a chance for anyone who loves photography to spend a day with like-minded people. It’s as much about socialising with other photography enthusiasts developing your interest and skills. You will spend part of the day out and about around mac and in Cannon Hill Park taking notice of the surrounding and capturing them through photographs. You will be able to practice taking landscape and portrait photographs so be prepared to have your picture taken! Artist tutor Kate Green will be on hand to offer guidance and support, honing your skills and introducing new techniques to suit your individual level from the basics to advance. As a result of this short course you focus on slowing down, relaxing and enjoying your surroundings. At the end of the course you will gain
• Improvement in confidence and self-esteem
• Reduce stress and improvement in relaxation
• Enhanced skills in social interaction
• Increased awareness of one’s own story, and of other people’s stories
• Improved photography skills
You will also spend some time back in mac’s media studio reviewing your photographs on the computers and discussing how to assess and select your best images for printing or sharing.
This workshop offers an opportunity to share your knowledge and enthusiasm about photography and get a taste of the other social photography classes available at mac.
Do you need to bring anything?
Bring along your camera, it can be any type of camera including a phone. Please bring the cable you need to connect your camera to a computer. You should bring a tripod if you have one and appropriate clothing for going outside.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs.
Who teaches this course?