Belfast Exposed

Exhibitions

30th Nov - 23rd Dec

The Big Christmas Photo Sale

In preparation for Christmas, Belfast Exposed will be transforming Gallery II into a Big Christmas Photo Sale spectacular.  ...

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25th Nov - 23rd Dec

We, Us, Them – Preview

We, Us, Them is a collaborative artist exchange residency and exhibition programme between Belfast Exposed Photography in Nor...

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Community

14th Oct - 25th Nov

Looking Through Our Eyes

Belfast Exposed present a photographic exhibition exploring the theme of portraits by a group of individuals who have an acqu...

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1st Mar - 22nd Apr

Natural Connections

Belfast Exposed is delighted to partner with Translink on a photography competition to capture the 'Natural Connections' whic...

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Pinhole Photography

Courses

Tutor

Mervyn Smyth

Date

Saturday 26 October 2019

Time

11am - 4pm

Places

8

Cost

£80.00

About The Course

This unique workshop will bring you right back to the roots of photography. The workshop has been devised using the Ilford Obscura Pinhole Camera Kit using both paper and sheet film techniques to take your images. You will gain technical knowledge in how to use a traditional pinhole camera to take images from street scenes to portraiture.

What you will need
  • No requirements. We provide all of the equipment and materials.
What you will learn
  • Gain technical knowledge in how to use a traditional pinhole camera.
  • How to load and use both paper and sheet film techniques to take your images.
  • How to calculate the correct exposure.
  • How to process the paper and film in the darkroom.
  • Experiment with a variety of themes from street scenes to portraiture.

For more information contact Conor at training@belfastexposed.org

Course Structure

We have 30 years experience delivering practical training courses enabling students to develop and grow as photographers. Our photography training structure has 4 stages, where students progress through each stage, developing their skills and understanding of photography. Participants may begin their journey at any stage.

We also offer one-day specialist Focus On workshops. Alternatively, if you would like a Bespoke training course, we can create a one-to-one training experience for you.

Stage 1 is an introduction to digital photography, designed both for beginners and those wishing to refresh previous knowledge.

Stage 2 is for those who want to further develop their knowledge and practice of photography, and provides the opportunity to have your work reviewed by one of the Belfast Exposed tutors.

Stage 3 will help you develop your personal style, confidence and technique, by experimenting with a number of specialist themes and practices. We offer Stage 3 courses specialising in Street, Portrait, Landscape and Documentary photography. your work reviewed by one of the Belfast Exposed tutors.

Stage 4 is an extensive, advanced level course designed for photographers with a keen interest in moving into a career or education in photography.