Bluecoat Chambers: Beginner’s Digital Photography by dot-art

Bluecoat Chambers: Beginner's Digital Photography by dot-art
Bluecoat Chambers: Beginner’s Digital Photography by dot-art

Venue: Bluecoat
Dates: 10/02/2019
Times: 11:30 - 17:00

Develop your photography skills in this introductory one day course, covering the basics of DSLR cameras with an overview of exposure, composition and aperture.

***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

Sunday 10th February 2019, 11:30am – 5pm, £45


On this intensive one-day course you will learn to take control of your camera to take better pictures, understanding and using the different modes available on most digital cameras. The day will include both theory and practical exercises and will cover:

  • the basics of how a digital camera works
  • what the different controls do
  • understanding exposure
  • understanding aperture
  • the impact of different shutter speeds
  • natural light and artificial light
  • the basics of composition.

To get the most from this course you will need your own digital camera which allows you to manually control aperture, shutter speed, ISO (sensitivity) and focus.

Tutor: Mark Reeves

The tutor is Wirral-based photographer Mark Reeves. Mark has been a photographer for many years, having worked with both film and digital processes. He has worked as a photo-journalist with work published in national newspapers and specialist magazines. In 2014 he was runner-up in the urban section of the prestigious Landscape Photographer of the Year award. He holds the Licentiate distinction from the Royal Photographic Society and regularly exhibits and sells his work at a range of different galleries.


Sunday 10th February, 11:30am – 5pm


To get the best from this course you should bring:

  • Suitable shoes and warm, waterproof clothes for the afternoon if there has been recent rain
  • A digital (DSLR) camera with manual exposure settings


Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX

Situated in the centre of Liverpool, just behind Church Street, down Church Alley and in front of Liverpool ONE. You can enter the building via the front courtyard off School Lane, or through the garden at the back off College Lane. Nearest train station- Liverpool Central.


£45 per session


  • There are a maximum of 15 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
  • To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.

Cancellations / Refunds:

Once you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

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