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Digital Photography for Beginners

This course is for learners who are new to digital (DSLR) photography or learners who want to increase their knowledge.
You will learn; how to be in control of your camera and how DSLR cameras and lenses work; depth of field (focus), shutter speed, white balance, aperture and ISO; good exposure and how to use different camera functions to achieve it; importance of composition; editing in Photoshop and mastering a number of techniques that will allow them to take their photography to the next level. For more information please contact Brixham ACL on 01803 853302 or email aclbrixham@southdevon.ac.uk.

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Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AL9B421PDB BXHAM ACL 15/JAN/18 - 26/MAR/18 MON 19:00 - 21:00 10 £77.50
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AL9B221PDB BXHAM ACL 17/JAN/18 - 28/MAR/18 WED 19:00 - 21:00 10 £77.50
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FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“There are so many different aspects to the course which you learn about such as movies, animations and games. You have access to lots of industry standard equipment including macs, graphic tablets a whole range of cameras and microphones. The tutors dedicate a lot of time helping you find your creativity and the best way to express it.”Thomas Rainey

Adult and Community Learning – Brixham

This course is available in Brixham. We provide a vast range of Adult and Community Learning courses that enable you to try something new and recreational. Our provision is delivered at various locations for your convenience in Brixham, Paignton, Newton Abbot and Torquay.

If you would like to contact us out-of-hours, please email or leave a message on our answer phone service. We will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

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Term time
Monday – Wednesday
09:30 – 15:30 and 18:30 – 20:30

Thursday – Friday
09:30 – 15:30

Brixham College,
Higher Ranscombe Road,
Brixham,
TQ5 9HF

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