HEATH WEEK: Adrian Oakes Photography - One Day Digital Photography Course

HEATH WEEK: Adrian Oakes Photography - One Day Digital Photography Course

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HEATH WEEK: Adrian Oakes Photography - One Day Digital Photography Course


Saturday 3rd August 2013   9.30am - 5.00pm

Rolle Estate Office, Bicton Arena, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton

To celebrate Heathweek (28th July - 3rd August) and the amazing landscape of Woodbury Common, join Professional Landscape Photographer Adrian Oakes on a wonderful photographic voyage of discovery. The event has been organised by the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust and Clinton Devon Estates and has been planned to coincide with a photographic competition organised by the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to celebrate its 50th anniversary year.

Adrian Oakes is a successful and well-known landscape photographer based in Devon with many years of experience behind the camera. He has six hardback books published by Halsgrove, based on Dartmoor, The English Riviera and recently one on Devon Food Producers with top Devon chef, Peter Gorton. His images have also appeared on book and magazine covers, and are regularly used by businesses for promotion, brochures, web sites and publicity. Adrian is well known for his relaxed and intuitive teaching style that encourages the natural eye for a photo whilst sharing the necessary technical knowledge. He has also amassed a vast knowledge of post processing using Adobe Elements and Photoshop. For more details of his work visit: www.adrianoakes.com

The one-day course costs £50 (which includes  a buffet lunch, tea and coffee) and will start on Woodbury Common with the morning spent shooting the landscape.  Adrian will be advising on the basics of camera settings, composition, lighting and illustrating exciting techniques for getting the best out of the camera. The afternoon will be spent at Clinton Devon's Rolle Estate Office with a presentation covering many aspects of digital photography and post-processing. The photographs taken in the morning will be used to demonstrate photoshop techniques.  Subjects to be covered will include:  How your camera works; Focusing and understanding the camera; Settings for different subjects and more advanced use; Composition techniques; Understanding light and direction; Apertures and Depth of field; Correct exposure; Using the light meter and exposure compensation; Locations and finding shots with impact, optimizing image quality and many more.

Places are limited. To book please contact:

The Rolle Estate Office (01395 443881;  email: [email protected])

To download the Course Application Form please click here

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