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Lighting and Camera Workshop | November 22nd & 23rd


Date: Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November
Venue: Galway Film Centre
Cost:  €150 (Places limited and booking necessary)
Contact: education@galwayfilmcentre.ie or phone 091-770748

Time: 10am – 5.00pm

Course outline:
This is a practical course that will give participants a clear understanding of shooting practices and a competency in shooting and lighting for interview situations. Participants will have the opportunity to shoot and light various scenarios during the course and have this work critiqued.

Areas covered will include:

  • Camera operation & settings
  • Exposure – shutter speed, ISO, aperture, white balance
  • Shot types, composition, movements
  • Depth of Field, selective focus
  • Color balance
  • Different types of lights,
  • Lighting people for interview situations.

Participant profile:
This workshop is aimed at beginners or people who have some experience in shooting and would like to increase their understanding of camera operation, and lighting techniques.

About the tutor:

David Poland is an accomplished Director/Cameraman with over 25 years experience in the television industry. After graduating from Plymouth College of Art & Design in film & TV production, David worked as a live broadcast Director/Cameraman in the UK until emigrating to Australia. There he took up the position of Senior Director with the Television Shopping Network before eventually moving on to produce/direct and shoot numerous lifestyle shows for major media companies including Fairfax Media and The Express Media Group.


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