Whether you’re a rank beginner or an advanced amateur who’s looking to reach the next level in outdoor photography, this course is ideal for someone who is serious about their photography and wants to learn at their own pace, with no distractions. Learning goals are established before the course begins through email exchange and phone calls.

Locations:

Based in the west coast of Ireland, you will benefit from a choice of most beautiful and scenic locations such as Dingle Peninsula, Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Achill Island.  Locations are decided upon by season and the prevailing lighting and weather conditions or clients request. I have been photographing the areas for many years so I will also share with you that location experience.

Key Features:

Throughout the course of the workshop you will receive instruction on, and plenty of time to develop the following techniques:

  • Art of composition
  • Finding position for great composition
  • Mastering composition
  • Working with natural light
  • Understanding aperture and depth of field
  • Understanding exposure
  • Using filters (Neutral Density and Polarisers)
  • Reading lighting and weather

Post processing in digital darkroom – after dark

  • Colour Management (monitor calibration, colour settings)
  • Adobe Camera RAW (workflow in Adobe Camera Raw window)
  • Flexible and Traditional Workflow (cropping, straightening, clean-up)
  • Exposure Adjustments (professional work with levels, curves, dodging and burning)
  • Colour Adjustments (removing and adding colour cast)
  • Composites (creating panoramas, photomerge)
  • Creative Effects (B&W converting, using filters)
  • Output (resizing, reducing noise, sharpening)
  • Printing Your Images

Course Dates:

Whichever dates suit you! Just send me an email, or call me on +353 85 7162103

Course Prices:

One-to-One:

half day: € 180

full day: (lunch included) €350

2 days course: (meal and one night accommodation included) € 700

Discount for groups of 2 20%, groups of 3 30%, groups of 4 40%

Booking:

for any questions about the course please call or email:

phone: +353 85 7162103 email:info@emerald-vision.com