Creative Photography Course

(For the Photoshop Editing course go here)


This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to understand your camera, take better photographs and have more fun with your photography.  Pupils must provide their own camera – a DSLR camera is ideal or a digital compact camera as a minimum. It’s about how to take great photos using whatever camera you have, NOTE: camera phones and disposable cameras are not suitable.  No previous knowledge of photography is required but a keen interest would help!


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Overview of course content:

·         How to ‘read’ and use natural light.

·         Taking better shots in challenging light.

·         Focus and composition.

·         Journalistic photography (telling a ‘story’ in photographs).

·         Fun trick photography such as ‘painting with light’, freezing water splashes etc..

Advanced techniques:

·         Using and understanding aperture, depth of field.

·         Exposure compensation.

·         Shutter speeds.

·         ISO.

·         What equipment to use and when.

·         Good basic post production and fun post production tricks using Photoshop.

·         Regular, constructive feedback on photographs.

A closed, members only Pinterest board to upload their creations if they want to.

Whilst the course is structured to cover a broad range of techniques and information, I am able to adapt the course to suit everyone’s requirements to some extent as well, this will be covered in the booking details.

Technical/useful reference information will be provided including ideas to try out.  This is intended to be a very hands on course, so I will discuss the techniques and then everyone will have plenty of opportunity to put them into practise with my help and guidance.
The course  runs every Wednesday afternoon at Churcher’s College running 4.15 – 5.15.  A maximum of 10 per group. Open to all students from 4th year upwards inc. DofE students.

The full price of this single course is £100 per student payable directly to Tina Bolton Photography at Cameras and Cake training.

The course will start on Weds 10th September 2014 and will run for 12 sessions.

BOOK YOUR PLACE on the Creative Photography Course

All indications are that this will be a popular course!

A brief background on Tina Bolton:

An award winning, Hampshire based professional photographer for over 10 years. Over the past 4 years I have written and provided basic and advanced photography workshops for schools, Guides and Hampshire County Council ( teaching teachers on techniques which can be used to enhance the curriculum at both junior and senior level). I hold training courses for people who wish to become professional photographers as well as for people who simply want to take better photographs.

I am also a parent at Churcher’s College.