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Introduction to DSLR Photography

16th September 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

dslr photography

Introduction to DSLR Photography 

Fully Subsidized Online Class

This introduction to digital photography will equip you with skills to get the most out of your DSLR. Learn how to master the basic skills of photography through practical experiments and examining the work of some of the great practitioners in the industry. As this course will feature some practical exercises and access to a DSLR camera is favourable.


Course Content:

 -Brief History of Photography

-Camera Controls and Settings


-Using the Camera – Practical Exercise

-Creative Camera Techniques

-An introduction toPhotographic Practitioners and Genres

-Beginners Equipment Review for DSLR


This Course will be delivered by Becks Butler

 Academic Qualifications:

Postgrad Education, Learning and Development, Griffith College Dublin (On-going)

MA Art and Research Collaboration IADT (2019)

BA Photographic Media, Griffith College Dublin (2017)

BA Agricultural Science and Rural Studies, University of Ulster (2011)


Professional Body: VAI/ Visual Artists Ireland- Professional Body Certified Professional


Biography: Becks Butler is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Design, Griffith College Dublin and has a professional career in commercial and contemporary photography as well as a visual arts curatorial practice. She exhibited her solo show Pushing Boundaries at illuminations in 2017 and has presented work in group shows at Pallas Projects, RIA, The Complex and The Library Project. Her collections have been purchased by the Royal Irish Academy and private collectors. Becks was awarded the M11 PerCent for Art Commission in 2019 amongst other awards including the Young Entrepreneur of the Year. She recently collaborated with PhotoIreland’s, Critical Academy to bring Performing the Post-human: Subject in Photography to the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland and is a current member of Pivot critical form at The Lab Gallery. Becks has been nominated as FUTURES Irish Talent 2020 and will take her most recent body of work ‘Loopies Filed’ to Unseen Amsterdam this coming year. During the recent lockdown Becks was commissioned to deliver a live artist talk by Culture Ireland’s initiative Ireland Performs. Within her commercial practice, Becks has worked on shoots and design projects for clients such as Guinness, REPEAL Campaign and Style Club and her editorials have been published by The Guardian Uk, Quartz NYC and The Irish Times



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Please note our training courses are only available for people residing in the Republic of Ireland.


16th September 2020
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Courses Category:


Online Training


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