Digital Photography and Photoshop

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Digital Photography and Photoshop

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:

12-17

Equipment:

All equipment is provided

Currently available in:
  • Buckinghamshire
  • London
  • Manchester
Pricing details
  • Residential (includes food, accomodation and evening activities) £1350
  • Day camps (sign in and out each day) £575
  • Day Camps with lunch provided £600 (only available at Wycombe Abbey)
Price:   Pricing details>>

Residential: £1475

Day Camps: £425-£575

Course highlights

Camera Mastery

Camera Mastery

Gain the technical skills to master all the settings and techniques to capture the shots you want with a DSLR 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 you best work in an online portfolio you can keep.

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Featured FAQ

Can I bring my own camera?

Yes, we recommend it! While we provide all students with an entry level Canon DSLR you are welcome to bring your own and learn how to do all the functions on the camera you will be actually using after …

Student work

Gallery of some past students work from this course

Double Exposure Portrait by Fire Tech Student

Double Exposure Portrait by Fire Tech Student

Student Levitation Project

Student Levitation Project

Using studio lighting for portraits

Using studio lighting for portraits

Light Panting Experiment

Light Panting Experiment

Student blends forest scene with silhouette portrait

Student blends forest scene with silhouette portrait

Student movie poster project

Student movie poster project

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Course Overview

Across five days, campers will learn all the key functions of a modern DSLR (digital) camera and how to use it to create great images worthy of framing and putting on your wall. Suitable for ages 12+. 

We start with the DSLR cameras and teach you all about the functions and controls. We provide cameras or you can bring your own. We’ll go through the basics of composition and shooting – lighting, exposure, depth of field, and framing to really get to grips will all the possibilities of your camera and set up.

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, learn to export and publish your work to showcase online.  Walk away with a professional-quality photography portfolio!

This Digital Photography and Editing with PhotoShop course will give you a strong base and get your creative juices flowing.

What your child will learn

  • How to get the most from your camera and improve your photos
  • Understand how your camera works, what are 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 great shot
  • 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

Digital Photography and Photoshop FAQs

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Meet Will

Will studied at the Royal Academy of Music and is one of Fire Tech most long-standing digital music tutors. He's a drummer, composer, and loves teaching young people how to combine technology with music to build sounds, songs, compositions and much more.

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