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Photography for 15 - 17 Year Olds (Summer School)

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Summer course in studio 2016

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00, one week

This course is a mixture of studio and computer-based activities.

From setting up your lighting to editing your final images, this course will cover everything you need to know to become an accomplished photographer of the future.

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Course Dates

6th August 2018 – 10th August 2018

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Course Description

This course is ideal for school or college students who are interested in photography or might wish to use photography as part of their studies.

Studio experience is not necessary, but an understanding of Photoshop will be useful (but not essential).

On this course you will:

  • plan and execute your own portraiture, movement and still-life shoots
  • receive demonstrations in lighting in a studio setting
  • learn how to edit your photographs using Photoshop.

What will you gain?

At the end of the course you will be able to demonstrate that you are competent in photographing and editing your work. You will also have a set of images to enhance your portfolio.

“I enjoyed the miniature installation and painting with light the most. I really enjoyed the course and residential experience. Annette was an excellent tutor who is knowledgeable in her field.” RH, Summer 2017

Tutor profile: Annette Foster has been a practicing artist and lecturer for the past 17 years.

She's shown work nationally and internationally working with performance art, visual performance, photography, video, object making and costume design. Her practice is process driven and interdisciplinary in approach.

Annette has a BA in Fine Arts from Montana State University, and an MFA in Multimedia Performance from Arizona State University. She was awarded a three year Forward Thinking Artistic Fellowship from Future Factory at the Bonington Galleries, Nottingham Trent University which allowed her to move to Nottingham from Seattle, Washington, USA.

She also has a PGCE in Life Long Education and has been an art and design lecturer in Nottingham and London.

Not from Nottingham? Find out more about accommodation on our campus for 16 and 17 year olds.

Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award? This course can count as your DofE gold award residential.

Any questions? Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813