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This section offers courses which can help youunderstand how to make more creative use of acamera and take better photographs. Many coursesdemonstrate how to get the best out of digitalcameras and what to do with the imagesafterwards. On each course, demonstrations toexplain theory and practical techniques arecomplemented by plenty of opportunities to takeyour own photographs, either in the Centregrounds or on excursions to sites of interest suchas local villages or nature reserves. Although you may already have some basicphotographic experience, our tutors are happy totake time to explain techniques from first principlesif necessary and courses are offered at three levels.Those for 'beginners' or for 'improvers' broadlyreflect your previous experience of photography. Inthe 'Nature and Landscape Photography' sectionmost courses are 'open to everyone'.Please note that film, chemicals, photographic paperand digital storage media are not included in mostcourse fees. You will be advised which film and othermaterials to bring with you. At the end of a course amodest additional charge may be made to coverprocessing and printing costs.photographyToadletJulian CremonaDigital photography courseJulian for shared accommodationShared accommodation is usually available on our residential courses at a discounted price. The cost isnormally around £10 per night less than sole occupancy price. Please contact the Centre (see page 2)for an exact price.centreleveldatesdayssole occupancynon-residentialfee FM . O . 01 Feb-03 Feb . Fri-Sun . £174 . £135

DigitalPhotographyand ImagingIntroducing Digital PhotographyFM. B. 02 Mar-04 Mar. Fri-Sun. £230. £164A short course introducing the rapidlyevolving techniques of digital photographyfor anyone using higher specificationdigital cameras, which allow you controlover aperture, shutter speed and focallength i.e. not the simpler compact 'pointand shoot' types. Working with naturalhistory and countryside subjects, you willlearn and practise the principles ofproducing high quality images and how totransfer and store them effectively andsecurely onto a computer and other storagemedia. Geoffrey Kibbylectures in digitalphotography and his images appear inmany biological reports and records.Introducing Digital PhotographyFM. B. 03 Apr-05 Apr. Tue-Thu. £230. £164See course description 02 Mar-04 Mar.Geoffrey Kibby.Digital Imaging: Using Photoshop ElementsFM. B. 13 Apr-15 Apr. Fri-Sun. £230. £164This weekend course is for anyoneinterested in exploring the potential of theAdobe Photoshop Elements imagemanipulation programme, used to enhanceany digital or scanned image. The skillslearned will be particularly useful forpeople with digital cameras who enjoytaking natural history and landscapephotographs. Geoffrey Kibbylectures indigital photography and his images appearin many biological reports and records.Digital Photography: Flowers andOther Plants in SpringFM. O. 27 Apr-29 Apr. Fri-Sun. £230. £164On this spring weekend course we will bephotographing garden flowers, as well aswild plants in a local woodland. We willcompare the different photographictechniques required for working in a formalsetting and a natural habitat. We will alsotake time to look at the various types ofcameras and how they work. Suitable foranyone with digital SLRs or more advancedcompact cameras. Jacqui Hurstis aprofessional photographer who regularlyteaches at Flatford Mill.Spring Digital Photography in PembrokeshireDF. O. 02 May-06 May. Wed-Sun. £375. £281This course is designed for developingdigital photographers who are keen toimprove their skills. Some knowledge isuseful to get the most out of the course andwe will be utilising the superb springPembrokeshire landscapes to cover manykey aspects of the camera as well as somecomputer enhancement. Julian CremonaisHead of Centre at Dale Fort with interests inaquatic ecology, wildlife photography,computing and information technology. An Introduction to Digital PhotographyMT. O. 25 May-28 May. Fri-Mon. £345. £238Taking advantage of the light and sceneryof the Yorkshire Dales in spring, learn moreabout the controls and features of yourdigital camera and how to use them to takebetter photographs. Elements of designand composition will be included as well asusing your camera creatively to add impactto your pictures. Margaretand Rod Smithare experienced photography tutors as wellas being successful freelancephotographers. They live locally and havetaught a wide range of classes andworkshops in the area.Digital Photography from Start to FinishSL. O. 27 Jul-29 Jul. Fri-Sun. £225. £160A course for both beginners and moreexperienced students, following the digitalimaging pathway from image capture withdigital cameras and scanners, throughstorage and image processing to imageoutput. The main emphasis will be onobtaining the highest quality images at eachstage in the process. Adrian Davies is afreelance nature photographer, lecturer,author and highly experienced courseleader. Macro and Micro Digital Photography WorkshopDF. I. 28 Jul-31 Jul . Sat-Tue. £330. £248Get stunning close-ups of wildlife andplants using digital SLRs and compactcameras. Explore the methods used tophotograph aquatic and terrestrialspecimens. Equipment will be available forparticipants to use, including additionallenses, tripods and microscopes. Differentfocusing software will be demonstrated.Julian Cremonais Head of Centre at DaleFort with special interests in aquaticecology, wildlife photography, computingand information technology.The Complete Digital Photography CourseDF. B. 04 Aug-10 Aug. Sat-Fri. £470. £352This complete beginners course will helpyou understand your computer and digitalcamera all through the subject of naturalNEWBlea Tarn Rob WardWaterfall in Gwaun Valley Julian CremonaNEW24BLBlencathra .DFDale Fort .EFEpping Forest .FMFlatford Mill . KDKindrogan .MTMalham Tarn .MAMargam .OROrielton .PMPreston Montford .RCRhyd-y-creuau .SLSlapton Ley