Creative Photography: Portraiture
Learn how to take beautiful portrait photographs.
Why take this course?
Portraiture is a very popular subject in the world of photography, whether it is of a person or a group of people, they all display the expressions & personality of the subject. The course will bring your photography, interaction and communication skills up to the level where you will have the confidence to work with an array of subjects.
Throughout the duration of the course you will learn about the essential elements of Portrait Photography through a step-by-step guide which will enhance your level of skill and understanding.
What you will experience
You will learn about a variety of approaches and techniques, and on completion of the course will be confident and capable in your approach to portrait photography. Main topics include:
- Historical and contemporary photographers
- Portrait styles
- Lighting techniques
- Location or studio
- Presentation of a portfolio
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but students must have computer knowledge, keyboard and mouse skills and a sound understanding of MSWindows XP (or later) file management.
What you will need
It is recommended that students have access to a computer and Adobe Photoshop CS6 or CC out with class time.
What you need to know
At North East Scotland College
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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.
We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.
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