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Dusk Photography - Beginners (Online)

Aimed at those who want to start taking pictures at dusk and at night time

 
 

About The Course

Dave McKane, the Principal of the Institute of Photography has been has been shooting night and dusk photography for the last 20 years. Like many people, He started out shooting cityscapes at night-time, and then he discovered the magic of the 'Blue Moment', that special time after sunset when cameras record an iridescent blue in the sky.

Learn Key Camera Techniques

Through Dave’s examples of his own dusk photography from around Europe, you will learn how to research and identify special locations that are likely to result in great dusk shots. You will also learn the professional photographer’s tips and techniques on how to set the camera up to ensure you get pin sharp shots every time.

In this special course you will also learn about how to use 'light trails' (the light from car headlights and tail lights) to add an extra special feel to any dusk or night shot.

 
Dusk Photography Masterclass  
The Citadel in Milan © Dave McKane

Topics Covered

During this unique course you will learn key elements of dusk/night photography including how to:

  • Research and identify great locations
  • Calculating when the 'Blue Moment' will occur
  • Take control of the key camera settings for dusk and night photography to ensure the sharpest shots possible
  • Use light trails to add an extra something to your shots
  • Use and manipulate Raw files for the best control over exposure and white balance
  • Use of masks and layers in Photoshop/Elements to bring out all the important detail in your shots
  • Sharpening techniques for printing your shots

Full Colour, Illustrated PDF Tutorial Notes

Full colour, illustrated PDF tutorial notes which are carefully worded and appropriately illustrated are an integral part of our courses. Because lectures tend to have an effect which lasts only a short while, particularly if no notes are give out, we believe our handouts are the key to making your newly gained knowledge much more long-lasting. As part of that philosophy you will recieve detailed notes covering the whole course that will both aid learning both while on the course and in the weeks and months afterwards.

Course Co-Ordinator
The course co-ordinator for this course is fine art photographer, Dave McKane. Dave graduated from the 3 Year Photography Course in Colaiste Dhulaigh, Dublin in 1985, and has over 30 years experience in creative photography. He got his first film SLR in 1982, owned multiple darkrooms, was an early adoption of a scanner (1989), Photoshop (1993), his first digital camera (2002) and Lightroom (2007), he has vast experience in the field of using photography as a creative expressive medium and has held multiple exhibitions of his own photography, mainly in the United States.
Dave's work can be seen in the following places:

Website | Facebook | Flickr | Instagram | Twitter
ONLINE SCHEDULE AND BOOKING
Course Title COURSE
Course Code DPC1
Modules 2 Modules
Learning Hours 2 Hours
Course Fee €20
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