Photography (1 week)
You will use Cambridge as your inspiration to create an image portfolio. You will learn how to use different cameras and settings for the best effect. During the digital photography component you will learn to manipulate and print digital images on a computer before printing electronically.
DATES & FEES
Sunday 23rd June 2024 (one week)
Sunday 30th June 2024 (one week)
Sunday 7th July 2024 (one week)
Sunday 21st July 2024 (one week) Sunday 28th July 2024 (one week)
£1,815 (one week)
ABOUT THIS COURSE
LEARN FROM ART AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
Our lecturers are all working professionals who will bring valuable industry experience to the programme.
BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE INDUSTRY
During the film photography component you will learn all about taking and developing your own photographs from initial concept to printed image, including wet processes to develop film in black & white in the darkroom. If you have your own digital SLR or traditional film SLR camera, please bring it with you.
DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Photo editing | Wet room processes | Film development | SLR training
PROGRESSION AT xoso66
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course
You will be able to take and develop your own black and white photographs from initial concept to printed image.
The course will give confidence in using a SLR camera and understand lenses and techniques
You will be introduced to studio practice and lighting
14-18 years old
Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 to 18 years who is interested in Art & Design. Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma Or Foundation Diploma
Minimum English standard: International students should have at least an Upper Intermediate level of English
|Week 1||1st Sunday||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||2nd Sunday|
|Breakfast (time)||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Morning 08:00 - 12:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Welcome & introduction Presentation Formal Elements Presentation. Discussion of objectives for the week. The exposure triangle. Understanding the aperture. Shutter speed.||Compositional Theory. Walking excursion to Cambridge Botanic Gardens.||Portrait challenge – emulate famous portrait photographer. Analyse photographer’s work to help emulate it.||Documentary photography. Explore Cambridge to try to capture everyday life.||Abstract photography.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Lunch 12:00 - 13:00||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Departure|
|Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Photography project and presentation in digital sketchbook.||Photography project to demonstrate understanding of exposure triangle. Present photographs in digital sketchbook. Learn how to enhance photographs.||Photo shoot in small groups. Reflect on digital sketchbook layout. What works? What doesn’t?||Return to studio. Work on documentary in digital sketchbooks.||Finalise digital sketchbook. Present photos from the week to other students. Certificate presentation.||Departure|
|Dinner 16:30 - 18:00||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Departure|
|Evening 19:30 - 22:00||Evening Activities||Park Social Time - City View Ferris Wheel||Bowling /Ice Skating / Rock Climbing||Talent Show / Trashion Show/ Tie Dye Arts & Crafts||Cinema / Punting||xoso66 Disco / Dance Party||Selfie Orienteering Challenge||Departure|