27th Oct, 2016

Snap away at new workshop

Evesham Editorial 13th Feb, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

EVESHAM School of Photography is giving students the opportunity to shoot like a pro with the launch of a new training course.

The course is open to young people aged 15 to 18 and offer a full range of photography skills which will be delivered by professional photographer Paul Dyer.

During the course, Paul will focus on exploring photography as a creative process and to understand ‘great photos are made, not taken’.

All courses are being held at the Evesham School of Photography in a professional photography studio and will be a mixture of both classroom and hands on practical work from getting to know a digital camera through to editing and presenting images.

Jenny Davis, Arts Development Officer at Wychavon District Council said: “We are delighted to be helping provide the opportunity for young people to embrace the art of photography.

“We have run courses with Paul Dyer in the past so we know he has a proven track record of delivering high quality content in a fun and interesting way which young people respond to very well.”

Founded last year by Mr Dyer, who operates a studio based photography business called The Shutter Crew; the school was established due to the demand for short affordable courses covering a wide range of subjects.

“These courses will enable young people to understand how to use their cameras in a creative way as we cover all the essential skills needed and then put them into practice with the best of the resulting images will be printed and displayed in

key locations around the district.” he said.

Courses would normally cost £40 each, but with support from the Vale of Evesham Network of Artist funds they are available at just £20 for qualifying young people.

The first course runs next Saturday (February 21) from 10am to 2pm with each course limited to eight students.

Visit www.eveshamschoolofphotography.co.uk/vena for more information.