On the course, you will gain a thorough overview of photography, and learn there really is no distinction between digital and analogue cameras. We'll introduce you to photography's historical, contextual and technical aspects. We'll also demonstrate how to turn digital images into a set of...

Taught by: John Whapham.

  • Description

    On the course, you will gain a thorough overview of photography, and learn there really is no distinction between digital and analogue cameras. We'll introduce you to photography's historical, contextual and technical aspects. We'll also demonstrate how to turn digital images into a set of negatives, which you will learn to develop in Camberwell College of Arts' impressive darkroom facilities. Expect to be guided through the processes and techniques, and explore and manipulate your work to create a set of unique images. You'll also have the opportunity to discuss and reference photographers and current exhibitions which will inspire and inform your work.

    Course Outcomes
    The course will give you the confidence and ability to gain control of your photographs and you'll leave with a small portfolio of work. Moreover, you'll understand how images are generated in a camera.

    Who Should Attend

    Anyone with an interest in photography looking to gain a thorough understanding of the subject. You may be interested in studying photography further in the future.

    Course Level
    Beginner



  • Tutor information

    John Whapham is an artist working with photography and new media.

    John studied BA and MA Fine Art Photography at the University of the Arts London. He has exhibited in New York - notably, a one man show ‘TRANSATLANTIC’ at Kunsthandel Joerg Maass Gallery, Manhattan and (amongst others) in London’s South Bank Centre, the Morley Gallery as well as developing work in collaboration with the British Museum.

    He has taught photography in a number of London colleges including Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion, and Camberwell College of Arts. He has many years
    experience in further and higher education, specializing in all areas relating to the subject of photography and lens based mediums. 

    See some of John's student work in this Link to blurb books www.blurb.co.uk/b/2304819-metamorphosis

  • Materials

    Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

    • Compact camera or digital SLR camera
    • USB memory stick with a minimum of 2GB

Details for booking

Date Day of Week Time Duration Cost Status Location Action
08/11/2014 - 22/11/2014 Saturdays 10:00 - 16:00 3 Days £499 Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket
30/03/2015 - 01/04/2015 Monday - Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00 3 Days £499 Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket
06/07/2015 - 08/07/2015 Monday - Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00 3 Days £499 Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket