As I’m retired and I much prefer to be doing something with my time, which includes getting out and about on walks in my home county of Northumberland. I also enjoy photography and having never had any formal training, I decided to enrol on a course for beginners.
My local council, Northumberland County Council, run various adult learning courses and I chose Photography Beginners – Award Level 1. A 22 week course, of 2.5 hours per week, at a local Adult Learning Centre.
I’ll not go into details now, as I intend to post examples of my work as I progress through the course. So, having delayed the start in my blog, I will go back to the first ‘homework’ to begin the story.
We started with Composition:
Fill the Frame – the first exercise. The idea being to produce images that fill the edges of the photograph. This means get in close, to make the subject a major portion of the final image.
So, there you are and now for my efforts: