Macro & Close Up Photography at Duckett’s Grove

Join us in the beautiful walled gardens and grounds of Duckett’s Grove and learn how to navigate the challenging but rewarding genre of macro and close up photography. This outdoor classroom is a mix of theory and practical, which will cover a wide range of topics from equipment (lenses and accessories) and techniques, shooting modes, focusing and composition, lighting, both natural and artificial and still life photograph, all helping you to produce amazing images that will enable you to see and appreciate the design and beauty of miniature things.

Who Is This Outdoor Classroom Suited To?
This outdoor class is considered level 2  This means it is suitable for those currently shooting in the A/AV or TV/S modes or full manual mode.

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Meeting Place: Duckett’s Grove Carpark

Dress appropriately: expect all weather conditions
Wear good & comfortable walking shoes/boots
Outdoor Classroom Duration: 4 hours

On this Photography Course learn:

  • Semi Automatic modes
  • ISO/Aperture/ Shutter Speeds
  • tripods
  • ND & ND Grad Filters
  • Circ Pol Filter
  • Composition
  • Misty Water Effect
  • Creating a “velvia look”
  • EV Comp
  • and Much More

Recommended Equipment:

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera
  • Tripod
  • Circular Polarizing filter
  • ND Filter (not essential)
  • Remote control
  • Spirit level (not essential)
  • PLEASE NOTE: Some equipment will be available for use on the day
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Booking & Available Dates

Course Details:

Saturdays 11am start

€110 (price includes 23% VAT)

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If you have any questions about a booking or wish to discuss any details about this course, please do not hesitate to contact us HERE. We will be delighted to accommodate you in anyway we can.

Please note – Prebooking this course is ESSENTIAL.