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history. A mix of developing computerskills, understanding your camera and thebest techniques for photography arecombined with short walks. JulianCremona is Head of Centre at Dale Fortwith special interests in aquatic ecology,wildlife photography, computing andinformation technology.Photography for Biological RecordsPM. O. 17 Aug-19 Aug. Fri-Sun. £248. £170This short course will focus on how to getthe best from your digital camera whenused for recording the rich wildlife of thesurrounding countryside, especiallyinsects, flowers and fungi etc. There willalso be instruction on the basics of digitalenhancement and editing once the photosare downloaded to the computer. Thecourse will include short field trips to putthe instruction into practice. GeoffreyKibbylectures in digital photography andhis images appear in many biologicalreports and records.Delightful Devon: Digital PhotographySL. O. 21 Aug-24 Aug. Tue-Fri. £335. £225Learn how to use your digital camera inpicturesque south Devon. In this course wewill learn how to get more from yourcamera, store images on a computer, sortthem by subject and learn some basics ofphoto editing. Mark Gardener is anecologist and photographer with a passionfor looking at the natural world. Natural History Photography -Digital Images for Identification and PleasureMT. O. 24 Aug-27 Aug. Fri-Mon. £335. £229Digital cameras have revolutionised ourapproach to identifying plants, fungi andinsects. Learn how to record good qualityimages that combine an accurate portrayal ofthe subject with traditional compositionalelements to make pictures that are bothvisually very satisfying and suitable foridentification purposes. Visiting variedhabitats around Malham Tarn we willconcentrate on the smaller organisms:plants, fungi and insects. Robin Sutton,Assistant Head and Senior Ecologist atMalham Tarn Field Centre, is anaccomplished naturalist and photographer. Starting Off in Digital PhotographyRC. B. 24 Aug-27 Aug. Fri-Mon. £255. £185Snowdonia National Park and thepicturesque Conwy Valley provide thebackdrop for this complete beginnerscourse. The course will help youunderstand your computer and digitalcamera. A mix of developing computerskills, understanding your camera and thebest techniques for photography arecombined with short walks. JulianCremona is Head of Centre at Dale Fortwith interests in aquatic ecology, wildlifephotography and computing andinformation technology.Introducing Digital PhotographyFM. B. 31 Aug-02 Sep. Fri-Sun. £230. £164See course description 02 Mar-04 Mar.Geoffrey Kibby.Digital Photography: Autumn ColoursFM. O. 26 Oct-28 Oct. Fri-Sun. £230. £164This course is designed for those who wishto explore and capture by camera the magicof autumn: the changing colours, the seedheads, the fruits and berries, the earlymorning mists and dew that characterisethe season. Your time will be dividedbetween photographing at Flatford Mill, ina local garden and a nearby woodland.Jacqui Hurstis a professional photographerwho regularly teaches at Flatford Mill.Autumn Digital Photography in PembrokeshireDF. O. 26 Oct-30 Oct. Fri-Tue. £375. £281A course for developing digitalphotographers who are keen to improvetheir skills. Some knowledge is useful andwe will be utilising the superbPembrokeshire landscapes to cover manykey aspects of the camera as well as somecomputer enhancement. Julian Cremonais Head of Centre at Dale Fort withinterests in aquatic ecology, wildlifephotography, computing and informationtechnology. Digital Imaging: Using Photoshop ElementsFM. B. 23 Nov-25 Nov. Fri-Sun. £230. £164See course description 13 Apr-15 Apr.Geoffrey Kibby.Nature andLandscapePhotography in Epping Forest in WinterEF. O. 28 Jan. Sat . Non-residential. £39Learn how to use your camera to getinteresting photographs of the winter floraand fauna in Epping Forest. Find out howto take good close-up pictures usingdifferent angles. Suitable for all levels ofexperience. A workshop will follow with achance to see the results and learn how touse Photoshop. John Pricehas worked as aprofessional photographer throughout hislife, and is currently working on the 50Favourite Treesproject.NEWwww.field-studies-council.Photographyorg/photographyRosebay willow herb Patrick KreyerNEWNEWNEWNEWDiscounts for shared accommodationShared accommodation is usually available on our residential courses at a discounted price. The cost is(see page 2)normally around £10 per night less than sole occupancy price. Please contact the Centre for an exact price.centreleveldatesdayssole occupancynon-residentialfee FM . O . 01 Feb-03 Feb . Fri-Sun . £174 . £13525Greater spotted woodpecker female John Sixsmith

Photography in WinterBL. B. 24 Feb-26 Feb. Fri-Sun. £220. £165The course will be two full days 'in thefield' capturing the best of the Lake Districtat this time of year. It is hoped that we willget the opportunity to shoot at a number ofdifferent locations, capturing scenes anddetails including some low light scenes and'painting with light'. This is not purely alandscape photography course as theweather/lighting is unpredictable. If theconditions are not good for landscapes wewill turn our attention to the finer detailswithin the scene. Rob Wardis an EastAnglian based freelance photographer whoalso teaches photography and Photoshopcourses. Rob regularly supplies picturelibraries, magazines and books with hisimages.Nature and Landscape PhotographyMA. O. 13 Apr-15 Apr. Fri-Sun. £230. £157This weekend will give participants all theskills and knowledge required forsuccessful nature and landscapephotography. The course will involvepractical fieldwork in the beautiful andvaried surroundings of Margam CountryPark and nearby Kenfig Dunes NationalNature Reserve. You will develop in theart of quality nature photography byfocusing on animal portraits, nature inclose-up and landscape photography butwe will also be experimenting with thecamera to develop! The course will begeared for the digital photographer andprocessing and editing skills will be part ofthe evening sessions. Paul Richardsis aretired countryside manager and keenwildlife photographer. He has achievedawards at national and international leveland was shortlisted in the 2010 BritishWildlife Photography Awards. The Art of Nature PhotographyOR. O. 08 May-13 May. Tue-Sun. £425. £325The course leader will condense years ofpractice into four days of tips and tricks togive participants an understanding of theprinciples required for top quality naturephotography and the skills to take stunningwildlife and landscape images. PaulRichardsis a retired countryside managerand keen wildlife photographer. Hehasachieved awards at national andinternational level and was shortlisted inthe 2010 British Wildlife PhotographyAwards. Spring Nature PhotographyKD. B. 11 May-18 May. Fri-Fri. £475. £356The area around Kindrogan is a beautifulsetting to learn the many techniquesrequired for successful nature photography.Subjects will include birds, mammals,flowers and macro work and there will beplenty of time to practise both basic andcreative techniques. Post production ofdigital work will also be covered usingPhotoshop CS3. Margaretand JohnSixsmithare keen naturalists andphotographers and lecture widely on naturephotography.Photography in Epping Forest in SpringEF. O. 13 May. Sun. Non-residential. £39Learn how to use your camera to getinteresting photographs of the spring floraand fauna in Epping Forest. Find out howto take good close-up pictures usingdifferent angles. Suitable for all levels ofexperience. A workshop will follow with achance to see the results and learn how touse Photoshop. John Pricehas worked as aprofessional photographer throughout hislife, and is currently working on the 50Favourite Treesproject.Digital Nature Photography: The Whole PictureSL. O. 29 Jul-03 Aug. Sun-Fri. £440. £295A course looking at the various techniquesinvolved in natural history and wildlifephotography: from close-up and macro ofinsects and plants, to animals, birds,habitats and the environment. AdrianDaviesis a freelance nature photographer,lecturer, author and experienced courseleader. Insect Photography WorkshopPM. O. 06 Aug-10 Aug. Mon-Fri. £374. £265The course will concentrate on insectphotography in the field: finding andapproaching subjects, solving the problemsof subject movement and capturing goodimages that can be reviewed each evening.Participants are encouraged to bring theirown work to show. Please note that thecourse is only suitable for those with SLRcameras (film or digital), not compact or'bridge' cameras. John Bebbingtonis alifelong naturalist who specialises in close-up photography of flowers and insects andhas been leading photography courses since1979. Beginners Guide to Close-up andMacro Digital PhotographySL. O. 10 Aug-13 Aug. Fri-Mon. £325. £215Close-up photography reveals a whole newworld. It is exciting and possible with anydigital camera. This course will not onlyenable you to understand the basics butshow how to get extreme close-ups just26BLBlencathra .DFDale Fort .EFEpping Forest .FMFlatford Mill . KDKindrogan .MTMalham Tarn .MAMargam .OROrielton .PMPreston Montford .RCRhyd-y-creuau .SLSlapton Ley Aphid on nettle Julian CremonaDigital Autumn Workshop Julian CremonaNEW