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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

millimetres across. We will look at thelighting of small objects and how toachieve maximum focus. Most will bedone in workshops within and around theCentre using simple material to practice on.All equipment can be supplied and noprior knowledge is assumed. JulianCremona specialises in all aspects ofdigitised imagery, from the taking ofphotographs to manipulating them on thecomputer. He is the author of DigitalPhotography Made Easy. Landscape Photography in the DalesMT. O. 10 Aug-17 Aug. Fri-Fri. £665. £450The Yorkshire Dales is a special place,containing a fantastic variety of features,varying from wild, unspoilt moorland andhills to gentle valleys and picturesquevillages. Visits will be planned to providea range of opportunities to test anddevelop your photographic skills. Therewill also be advice and guidance on gettingthe best from your equipment, be it digitalor film, and manipulating digital imageson the computer. 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: Answering All Your QuestionsSL. O. 13 Aug-17 Aug. Mon-Fri. £405. £275If you have a basic understanding of digitalphotography but need to learn more onhow to properly use your equipment thenthis is the course for you. It will enable youto take charge of your camera, especially ifyou have manual options. The quality oflight is all important and this along withissues of composition, viewpoint andexposure will be considered. Using amixture of talks, demonstrations and tripsout we will gradually try to address yourquestions and concerns on digitalphotography. Julian Cremonaspecialisesin all aspects of digitised imagery, from thetaking of photographs to manipulatingthem on the computer. He is the author ofDigital Photography Made Easy. Late Summer Photography in the Lake DistrictBL. B. 17 Aug-21 Aug. Fri-Tue. £360. £270The course is intended for those who simplyenjoy the outdoors. Making the most of thebeautiful surroundings of the Lake District,the course will involve a combination oflandscape/scenic photography with somenature photography, ensuring that there isalways something to photograph whateverthe conditions. Rob Wardis an East Anglianbased freelance photographer who alsoteaches photography and Photoshopcourses. Rob regularly supplies picturelibraries, magazines and books with hisimages.Photography in Epping Forest in AutumnEF. O. 07 Oct. Sun. Non-residential. £39Learn how to use your camera to getinteresting photographs of the autumn 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.Autumn Nature PhotographyKD. B. 19 Oct-26 Oct. Fri-Fri. £475. £356This course will combine naturephotography with the beautiful autumncolours in the area. There will be theopportunity to photograph the red squirrelsin the grounds as they prepare for winter bycollecting and burying nuts. Hides will beset up for the many small birds and mothtraps will be used if the weather isfavourable, and there should still be fungialong with the photogenic lichens andmosses in the grounds of the Centre.Margaretand John Sixsmithare keennaturalists and photographers and lecturewidely on nature photography. Autumn Wildlife and Landscape PhotographyMA. O. 26 Oct-28 Oct. Fri-Sun. £230. £157This weekend course will give participantsall the skills and knowledge required forsuccessful nature and landscapephotography. It will look at all aspects ofnature photography including close-up andlandscape work. With the autumn in fullflow we will be getting close to fungi,experimenting with the camera and makingthe most of the woodland colour at MargamCountry Park. We will also be following thedeer rut, be prepared to get up early and toget down and dirty! Please note that thecourse is best suited for those with SLRcameras with a telephoto facility. Digitalprocessing and editing, and getting the bestfrom your images on the computer usingPhotoshop CS3 will be covered in theevening sessions. Paul Richardsis a retiredcountryside manager and keen wildlifephotographer. He has achieved awards atnational and international level and wasshortlisted in the 2010 British WildlifePhotography Awards.www.field-studies-council.Photographyorg/photography27Discounts 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 . £135NEWPoppies Pete BoardmanRed deer sparring Margaret Sixsmith