Downsize Family Workshop

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Imagine, create and photograph your own miniature world, with yourself at the centre of the action. Using found objects, cutting, pasting and playing with scale, make your own final print to take home. Booking essential, please contact turnerhouse@ffotogallery.org

Saturday 19th July / Thursday 21st August

Choose from two sessions: 11am – 1pm or 2pm – 4pm

Turner House / Free

Summer Workshops 2014

Summer Workshops

Summer Workshops

We are pleased to welcome back our popular Summer Workshops in photography, studio lighting and web design. From July – September we have a wide-ranging programme of affordable 1 – 2 day long introductory courses open to all adults (16+, no experience necessary), all taking place in our classrooms at Chapter, except for the Photographic Ramble and Vintage Camera Fair. See below for a full list of workshops on offer or download our schedule.

For full information about all of our Summer Workshops, click here.

Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice

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Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice

Ffotogallery is delighted to announce that Helen Sear has been selected to represent Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at the 56th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale running from 9 May to 22 November 2015.

Curated by Ffotogallery this will be the first time for Wales to present a solo exhibition by a female artist.

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Vintage Camera Fair

Vintage Camera Fair

Join us at our Gallery in Penarth for a Vintage Camera Fair.  Bring your old and vintage cameras to us and find out more about them and how to use them.
Tea and cake refreshments included. Just bring your old cameras!

(Please note camera valuations not undertaken).

Date: Thurs 17th July

Time: 11.30am – 3.30pm

Tutor: Marc Arkless, Anne Siegel & Christina Compton

Location: Ffotogallery, Turner House, Plymouth Road, Penarth, CF64 3DH

Price: £5

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Photographing People Taster Day

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Spend a morning comparing some portrait history with contemporary styles before exploring practical image making in the afternoon. Just bring your own camera.

Date: Sat 26th July

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Toril Brancher

Location: Ffotogallery Darkroom 2, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Price: £30

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Darkroom Taster Day

Darkroom Taster Day

A comprehensive introduction to darkroom processes, from processing your own film, to producing contact sheets and high quality black and white darkroom prints. You will need to bring a roll of ILFORD HP5 black& white film already exposed and ready to process. Chemicals and paper will be provided.

Date: Sun 27th July – CANCELLED

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Sarah Hayton

Location: Ffotogallery Darkroom 1, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Price: £30

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Introduction to Studio Lighting

Gwynfryn Jones, Summer 2012

Gwynfryn Jones, Summer 2012

A practical introduction to the photographic studio. Learn how to manipulate flash and backdrops to create professional digital portraits or still life images.

Date: Sun 27th July or Sat 2nd August

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Michal Iwanowski

Location: Ffotogallery Darkroom 2, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Price: £30

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Web Design Taster Day

Photo Credit: Luke Boland

Photo Credit: Luke Boland

This course will introduce you to setting up your own website, demystifying basic HTML code as well as processes such as adding hyperlinks and images. You will also discover how to style pages using XHTML and Cascading Style Sheets.

Date: Sat 27th July – Cancelled

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Dave Shepherd

Location: Ffotogallery Darkroom 1, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Price: £30

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Getting to Grips with your Camera

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Photo Credit: Mandy Thomas

New cameras are often an exciting prospect but can also be a daunting one due to the complexity of the camera and the realisation of having to wade through pages of incomprehensible instructions. This course is aimed at deciphering the jargon through practical assignments, giving you the opportunity to put into practice what you learn while obtaining maximum use of your film or digital camera.

Date: Sat 2nd August

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Faye Chamberlain

Location: Ffotogallery Darkroom 1, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Price: £30

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Studio Lighting Advanced (2 Days)

Studio Lighting

Photo Credit: Fiona Carmichael

Following on from our introduction, this advanced level workshop offers a brief theoretical and thorough practical understanding of studio lighting. Covering studio set up, equipment, lighting know‐how, image editing and more, it will provide the sufficient knowledge and skills to enable you to confidently use the vast array of techniques and effects that studio lighting has to offer.

Date: Sat 9th and Sun 10th August (2 days)

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Michal Iwanowski

Location: Ffotogallery Darkroom 2, Chapter, Market Road, Cardiff, CF5 1QE

Price: £80 (for 2 days)

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