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COURSES + TRAINING
All courses are £130 (waged) and £100 (concession) except where stated.
Members receive the concession rate.
Tea and coffee are provided.
Please book your place by telephone.
Confirmation of your booking will be secured on receiving payment for the course.
Booking early is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Provisional bookings can also be made by telephone: 0141 552 2151
or by e-mailing the gallery and including a note of your address and contact telephone number.

Black and White Beginners Weekend

17th - 18th May.


Saturday 10.30am - 5pm / Sunday 12noon - 5pm.
£130 / £100

Tutor Natalie Feather


Learn the whole process of photography, in one weekend, using a 35mm SLR camera. From exposure and composition to processing your film, printing up contact sheets and making enlargements. This course will equip you with the skills required to use a darkroom without assistance. Ideal for those with no previous experience, or requiring a refresher. Film, paper and Ilford instructional booklets included.


Black and White Beginners Evening

Tuesdays for 6 weeks, 6.30pm.
27th May onwards.

£130 / £100

Tutor Natalie Feather


Learn the whole process of photography: using 35mm camera, processing your film, printing up contact sheets and making enlargements. This will equip you with the skills to use a darkroom without assistance.


Course Tutor: Natalie Feather

SCANNING AND CORRECTING FILM

ONE DAY COURSE
Saturday 22nd February - 10.30am - 5pm
£70 / 60

Tutor: Arpita Shah

Create professional exhibition quality files from your negatives with the Hasselbad X5 scanner.

The course covers all formats of film, and explains resizing, colour correction and re-touching using both the Hasselblad X5 and Epson 10000XL in tandem with Photoshop CS6.
Ideal for anyone with an archive to digitise, or making the shift from film to digital.

Participants should bring along one developed film to scan.

INTRODUCTION TO STUDIO PORTRAITURE

ONE DAY COURSE
Saturday 19th April- 10.30am - 5pm
£70 / 60

Tutor: Colin Gray

Learn how to consistently create professional portraits, with artist Colin Grey, through the creative application of lighting, composition and camera techniques.

Using professional flash heads, and a variety of backdrops, you will work with a variety of creative methods to achieve great results every time.



Intermediate Darkroom
ONE DAY COURSE


Dates to be confirmed.

Saturday 10.30am - 5pm.
Reduced Rate: £60 / £50


Improve your black and white printing technique. This course covers such topics as f-stop printing, archival procedures, local contrast adjustments (dodging and burning) and split grade printing. You will learn how to achieve a reliable and repeatable result out of your darkroom session. This course is ideal as a follow on from the Black and White beginners course, or for anyone wanting to improve their current darkroom skills and master new techniques.
CYANOTYPE WeEKEND

Dates to be confirmed.

Saturday 10.30am - 5pm / Sunday 12noon - 5pm.
Reduced Rate: £80 / £70


Learn how to print a perfect cyanotype and take a first step into alternative photographic processes. You will learn how to prepare your own chemicals and coat paper with your own emulsion; how to enlarge your negatives and perform contact printing using ultraviolet light. It is a hands-on workshop, so there will be plenty opportunities for practice, questions and discussions. This workshop will equip you with sufficient knowledge to master many other alternative printing processes too.
Digital SLR Weekend

Dates to be confirmed.


Saturday 10.30am - 5pm / Sunday 12noon - 5pm.
£130 / £100


This course will cover the breadth of digital photography using a DSLR camera. Including creative methods of image capture, workflow management and the processing / alteration of images using Adobe CS6. Ideal for those wanting to break away from using the auto function, to create great images consistently. A collection of 29 instructional PDFs is included.