Our latest 15 week photography course has just finished and has been a great success for everyone involved, leading to an award of a Level One qualification in photography for those taking part.
The course was funded through Liverpool City Council Adult Learning and the participants learnt how to use different types of cameras, including phone cameras, to take both still life shots and photos involving movement. The group also learnt how to compose photographs and what makes a ‘good’ and ‘bad’ photo. Simon Marks, the course leader, taught those taking part how to use computer software to edit and enhance the photographs they took too.
Each member of the group then produced a portfolio of photographs based around a topic that interested them and they were encouraged to take photos while they were out and about to get a good mix of interior and exterior shots. The variety of photographs taken is very impressive, ranging from portraits of individuals to moving images of dancers through to countryside scenery and city landscapes. All the participants thoroughly enjoyed the course and felt they had learnt a lot.
Simon said, “It’s been a rewarding experience for me personally to see people learning a new skill and increase their confidence each week. The enthusiasm shown for the subject by all members of the group has been great and I’m looking forward to returning to teach the Level Two course in the near future.”
The portfolios of each of the group members will be available to view at our Head Matters Tea Party at The Brain Charity on 13th March - we think you’ll be very impressed!