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Introduction To Photography

Learn the basics of good photography and how to take your camera off "Automatic"!
£480 pp
What happens in this class?

Maximum class size six.

This course is for beginners who want to learn the basics of photography. First, you will get to grips with your camera. This will include understanding ISO, aperture, shutter speed, shooting modes and focusing. Once you are comfortable with this, we will start to experiment by photographing interesting subjects outdoors. After you have mastered these basic camera techniques we will move on to discuss photographic story- telling, tricks to create eye-catching compositions and how to make the best of whatever lighting situation you face yourself in…

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Things to remember

Bring Your Own Camera! Any camera with manual settings will be suitable for this course, whether a dSLR, a bridge camera or even a phone. We will provide any other material as appropriate.

If you are driving, you can park right outside the studio free of charge.

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Age Requirement


Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

Chiswick Art School was set up in 2016 to provide hands-on practical training in the visual arts.

The school offers structured courses in small, informal groups and emphasise practical work. The teachers are experienced professional artists who love teaching.

Classes are available in: Oil Painting, Watercolours, Drawing, Printmaking, Pottery, Photography, Portraiture, Plein Air Painting, Portfolio and Project work, and Digital Art.

The school also offers classes for children who are showing an enthusiasm for art!

Students are encouraged to exhibit their work and there is an annual school exhibition in October.

A selection of our courses are advertised here…

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Class Location
Chiswick Art School
Pavilion Studios, Dukes Meadows Trust
Alexandra Gardens
W4 2RX