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Photography Courses

One to one individual tuition and small group workshops. Learn from a professional photographer at your own pace. Beginners, intermediate or advanced photographers are all welcome. 

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Digital Photography Course

You will learn about shutter speeds, apertures and ISO settings, how to produce a well exposed image using the histogram and highlight alert.........

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Digital Photography Course

You will learn about all the rules of depth of field, accurate focusing, white balance, contrast control, picture profiles and RAW........

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Adobe Photoshop Elements & Lightroom

You will learn about Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Lightroom. How to bring your images to life controlling every pixel.........

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Small group photography courses and one to one individual tuition for beginners, intermediate and advanced photographers. I have over twenty years experience as a professional photographer, and can now offer you the opportunity to improve your photography and gain confidence with your camera. If you are struggling with your camera settings and not returning home with the photographs you would like I can help. If you need more information about any of the courses please use the contact form or tel. 07941581330.

Richard Barley

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“Richard Barley gave me the confidence to use the manual settings and start to unlock the full potential of digital photography. Richard tailors the instruction to the needs of the student to ensure that each participant gets the maximum out of the time available. His instruction style makes for a very enjoyable day. I would not hesitate to recommend Richard to anyone wanting to improve their digital photography, whether they are beginner, intermediate or advanced”

“Hi Richard., just a quick email to thank you for yesterday, I found the morning extremely interesting and useful, so a big thankyou”

Jonathan Wilks

"Just wanted to say thanks very much for yesterday. We both learnt a lot and really enjoyed it. looking forward to practicing now"

In my bag 2017 - 2018

A list of all the equipment I use and can recommend from personal experience using the equipment at weddings and training workshops.

One to One digital photography courses in Worcestershire

A DSLR (digital single lens reflex camera) has become the standard professional digital SLR camera to own. Professional photographers and advanced amateur photographers buy DSLR cameras because of the range of lenses available and the excellent high-quality results they provide. Our range of digital photography courses range from the Beginners Digital Photography Course through to the Advanced Adobe Lightroom Course. The courses are very relaxed and will help you understand all aspects of photography including shutter speeds, apertures and ISO and help you master your digital cameras settings. If you need one to one tuition or would like to bring a friend along I can arrange an individual course for you anywhere you like in the three counties area.

Which camera should I buy? There are so many to choose from.

If you are about to buy a new digital camera think about the main camera brands first and which camera manufacturers have been around for a long time making DSLR digital cameras. Canon, Nikon and Pentax have a long history of making traditional SLR cameras and digital cameras from point and shoot to professional DSLR's. I use Canon equipment as the range of lenses is vast, and the quality of images and ease of use is second to none. I offer individual tuition for the Canon photography course. Nikon digital SLR cameras are now also excellent and Pentax and Sony are getting better as they embrace the professional world. I have all my equipment available if you would like to try before you buy, and so if you need to borrow a DSLR or lens this can be arranged. I can also visit the camera shop in Worcester with you to give you advice about buying new and used equipment.

Why do I need to come on a digital photography course?

I think that attending a photography training course for digital cameras is very important, if you would like to get the best results from your new digital camera without having to spend hours reading books and magazines. Film cameras had all the technology built into the film, this made it easier to learn photography (in my opinion). Your digital camera will have a number of different modes that may be confusing you. I believe in learning about the basics first. shutter speeds, apertures, ISO, white balance and the histogram are the building blocks that you need to understand to get the best results from your camera. Controlling colour and white balance is very important, and using RAW capture is always necessary to capture the full tonal range and all the important information from your cameras sensor.

Booking Form

Week day morning sessions 9:00am - 1:00pm or afternoon sessions 1:30pm- 5:30pm
Please complete the booking form below giving me three dates you have available and
I will choose one and email you back within a few hours.

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