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Darren Woolway ARPS

Creative Director
Darren Woolway ARPS is a commercial advertising photographer based in the South East of the United Kingdom, specialising mainly in…
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Course Objective

 To Gain Full Creative Control, students will leave being able to understand how to use full manual mode and which settings to change for which creative outcome.

Where it will be held

 The Friars, Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Maidstone, Kent, ME20 7BX

Course Overview

The course is designed to introduce you to the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR – detachable lens camera). Starting with how to turn your camera on through to how to expose using the full manual settings. The days activities are split between classroom presentations and outdoor practical sessions so be sure to wrap up warm.

The day will end with a debrief and a feedback session, if there is anything that you would like to go over with the tutors they will stay with you afterwards to go through it or you can come and re-sit the course again free of charge.


Arrive between 9.30am-9.45am for a 10am start. Car parking is by donations, we recommend a contribution in the honesty box of £2.00. Classes will finish at approximately 4.30pm. 1 hour break for lunch. **Please note Sat 30th July the course runs an hour earlier 9am-4pm**


Tea and coffee are available without charge throughout the day however donations are welcomed. There is an onsite cafe but it can be busy on pilgrimage days so it is advised to bring a packed lunch.

Disabled Access

Full disabled access.

Free Downloadable Course Notes

for everyone who attends this course. Spend less time writing and more time concentrating on the important information being shown to you.

Kit List

Must Haves:

Your own DSLR Camera
Full Battery
Clean Memory Card
Battery Charger
Camera Manual


Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Lightroom
Extra Lenses


A detailed itinerary of the day and joining instructions will be emailed to you on confirmation of booking.

Group Courses £249

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