Friday, 17 August 2012

National Trust Photography Course Ivinghoe Beacon and Aldbury

MelenCourses
National Trust Photography Course Ivinghoe Beacon
20th October 2012

Learn how to photograph Chiltern Landscapes on the diverse Ashridge Estate this Autumn. Ivinghoe Beacon, the Pitstone windmillAldbury and the woodland of the Ashridge Estate are great locations to develop your landscape and outdoor photography. Having obtained competent DSLR camera skills you will now be looking to learn new lighting and composition techniques.

Some basic DSLR photography skills and experience are required although you will learn how to take photographs that look more professional on the day. This photography course will concentrate on learning to photograph in the landscape, using both Graduated Neutral Density filters (ND Grad) and full ND filters whilst exploring Ivinghoe Beacon, Pitstone Windmill and Aldbury Village.

Throughout the day you will learn how to photograph the landscape, understanding how different times of day and types of light can affect your photographs. During the course we will cover close ups, details, good composition, lighting skills, what makes an interesting landscape and how look for those ideal shots.

Giving you the chance to learn and develop your skills combined with walking around the beautiful National Trust woodland and Ivinghoe Beacon on the Ashridge Estate.

Including lunch, the course is only £125

Workshop Details - 7 hours from 0830 - 1630
0830 Meet at the cafe (0800 if you want breakfast)
0900 Drive to Ivinghoe Beacon car park
0930 Walk to the beacon
1230 Lunch and a look around museum
1330 Walk to Pitstone windmill
1430 Photograph the village of Aldbury
1630 End

To book please go to our website or contact Phil at MelenStudios.

http://www.melencourses.co.uk/courses/National-Trust-DSLR-Photography-Course-Ashridge.html