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...

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

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
30/03/2015 - 01/04/2015Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 16:003 Days£499Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket
06/07/2015 - 08/07/2015Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 16:003 Days£499Available Peckham Rd - SE5 Add to Basket