NEW Intermediates Photography Course

This is the new follow-on course for anyone who has attended my 5 Week Beginners Foundation Course or already has a good understanding of exposure, composition and image making but wants to take their photography to the next step. 

Level 1 - 5 week beginners course (covers exposure and basic camera settings, composition and essential gear)

Level 2 - 6 week intermediates course (covers more advanced camera settings, techniques, creative photo editing and specific topics in genres)

Aimed at the Intermediate level this photography course is for those who want to develop their skills, understanding and abilities further.

Pre-requisites and target audience:

  1. Has already completed the 5 week beginners course and 4 week Lightroom course with Alan Ranger.
  2. Or has good experience and knowledge of camera settings and is already shooting in RAW using Manual, S or A exposure modes,  has a good grasp of image editing in Lightroom and or Photoshop.
  3. Or someone looking to pursue a career in photography or achieve a qualification/accreditation in photography.

Provisional Dates -

6 weekly evening classes - 6:45pm to 9:15pm

  • Tuesdays - Dorridge 6th Jun to 11th Jul

  • Thursdays - Kenilworth 8th Jun to 13th Jul

  • Max 8 participants
  • Weekly assignments and feedback
  • Course booklet containing presentations and notes included

Course Outline

Exact course content will be determined by those who have booked so may include all or some of the below or some additional content as appropriate.

  • Training the eye – The considered image – Literal, Illustrative to Metaphorical Interpretations.

  • Creative compositions – What makes a stand out image and how to maximise opportunities.

  • Recognising tone and developing an eye for balance, pre shot and post production

  • Creative editing in LR & NIK – creating and using recipes to speed up your workflow and get consistency in image processing

  • Photography Kit – Alan’s tips for must haves, care of and use of

  • Advanced DSLR – Metering, Focusing. DoF and other camera settings

  • Filters and Light – Dynamic Range, using filters and bracketing

  • Abstract Photography – A guide on how to with an assignment (Covers how and why choose, patterns, shapes, colour, textures etc.)

  • Macro Photography - A guide on how to with an assignment (Covers focus stacking and understanding DoF etc.)

  • B&W Photography - A guide on how to with an assignment (Covers basic approach to B&W and conversion in SilverEffex)

  • Landscape Photography- A guide on how to with an assignment (Covers basic approaches, best practices and using light and design to create)

  • Portrait Photography - A guide on how to with an assignment (Covers top ten tips re getting best from subject and typical camera settings)

To book your place:  click here