Photography : A Guide to ‘Close Up’ Photography

Photography

Day course

Nick Matthews

23 August 2023

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

£75

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Description

This course is part of Dillington Discoveries Summer/Autumn week.

A relaxed fun day’s practical photography experience of the intimate world of ‘Close Up & Macro’ photography.

I will base the day on photographing flowers. From a group of flowers, to a single one, down to an individual petal or stamen. However, participants are free to bring different, small, subject matters if they choose.

The day starts with brief introductions by each participant and a favourite ‘Close Up’ image they have taken or would like to try and take.

Ideal for someone with an interest in photography and who wants to technically and visually improve their image creating.  Suitable for all.

Please note: You do not have to have a special macro lens.

Morning
What is ‘Close Up & Macro’ photography and how to achieve it?
Metering / shutter speeds / apertures / ISO / Histograms / Accurate Colours.
Set up for practical sessions and a look at the kit that can be used.

Afternoon
Taking photographs  / reviewing images taken.
Editing options.
Round up of the day.

Tutor information

Nick Matthews BA (Hons) Commercial Photography, MA (Photography), ARPS (Associate of the Royal Photographic Society) AFHAP (Association for Historical & Fine Art Photography).

Nick originally trained in film photography (in the mid Seventies) and more recently studied digital photography, full time for five years, at Exeter and Plymouth colleges. During his Master’s degree he undertook teaching degree level student’s photography.

Nick is a freelance photographer with a diverse client base across the UK. With an ethos, of ‘A simple solution for a great image’ underpins his practical approach to teaching and having fun with photography.

www.nickmatthewsphotography.co.uk

Your questions answered

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled by Dillington House. See our Terms and conditions for more information.