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Digital Photography and Photoshop – Week-long

Digital Photography, Processing and Editing for Teens

Learn how to take stunning photos and build a photography portfolio that you can share with friends and family! 

Ages:

13-17

Equipment:

Computer & Adobe CC required

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This course requires you to have an active Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. You will be sent instructions on how to get the Creative Cloud student edition that is 65% off the regular price (currently £16). A PC/Mac computer with at least 8GB of ram is recommended. You can see detailed system requirements here. You’ll also need a smartphone or digital camera capable of recording video.

Digital Photography and Photoshop – Week-long

This course requires you to have an active Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. You will be sent instructions on how to get the Creative Cloud student edition that is 65% off the regular price (currently £16). A PC/Mac computer with at least 8GB of ram is recommended. You can see detailed system requirements here. You’ll also need a smartphone or digital camera capable of recording video.

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Course highlights

Camera Mastery

Camera Mastery

Gain the technical skills to master all the settings and techniques to capture the shots you want with your camera. You'll learn what settings to use in different situations to make your photos dramatic and professional.

Use pro software and techniques

Use pro software and techniques

Learn how to use Lightroom and Photoshop, the tools used by industry professionals to create magazine covers and movie posters at companies like Vogue and Disney. You'll go beyond applying filters and learn about layers, masks, blending modes and many other tools.

Take your best shot

Take your best shot

Develop your eye for photos. Improve your photo lighting, composition, and editing to produce photos you'll be proud to share. Showcase your best work in an online portfolio you can keep.

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Course Overview

Students will learn all the key functions of a modern digital camera and how to use it to create great images worthy of framing and putting on your wall.

We start with functions and controls. We’ll go through the basics of composition and shooting – lighting, exposure, depth of field, and framing to get to grips with all the possibilities of your camera.

Next, we work with Adobe® Lightroom and Photoshop to organise, process, edit and retouch photos. We’ll even show you how to create special effects with exciting photo projects! Finally, you’ll learn to export and publish your work to showcase online. Walk away with a professional-quality photography portfolio!

This is an online learning course taught live by an expert tutor who is fully DBS-checked. You will join a small group of other young learners online, working together and making lots of progress in fun and interactive sessions. All sessions are monitored and recorded for safety.

PLEASE NOTE: This course requires you to have an active Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Details on how to access the service at the discounted student rate are here. We recommend having a PC/Mac computer with at least 8gb of RAM.

This course is also available in part-time formats.

Course ratings

How much did you enjoy your course? Score: 4.7/5
How would you compare your experience at Fire Tech to school? Score: 4.1/5
How likely are you to create with technology for fun, using the skills you learned? Score: 4.4/5

Source: Post-course feedback, 38 ratings, May 2020 – Apr 2021

What your child will learn

  • How to get the most from your camera and improve your photos
  • Understand how your camera works, its capabilities and limitations
  • Learn about exposure and how to control it
  • Learn how to solve common problems and shoot in difficult situations
  • Learn how to use composition and lighting to turn a nice shot into a stunning image
  • Organise photos and process raw files with Adobe Lightroom
  • Use the powerful editing software Adobe Photoshop - including creating special effects
  • Publish your best work in an online gallery to showcase your portfolio

Typical daily schedule

All Day
Part Day

1 hour

ICON: Lesson time

Lesson time

15 minutes

ICON: Break

Break

1 hour

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Lesson time

1 hour

ICON: Lunch

Lunch

45 minutes

ICON: Lesson time

Lesson time

15 minutes

ICON: Break

Break

45 minutes

ICON: Lesson and finish

Lesson and finish

1 hour

ICON: Lesson time

Lesson time

10 minutes

ICON: Break

Break

50 minutes

ICON: Lesson and finish

Lesson and finish

"Before camp, I was nervous because I wasn't sure what to expect, but the groups are small and that's helpful. And the tutors are extremely helpful"

Irene, Teen Student