Photography course for Kids (7-11)

autumn-kids-courses-20161025-2965Scotney Castle, Kent

Date: Wednesday 26th July 2017

Time: 10.30-13.00

Fees: £35

Compact camera rental: £5 (optional)

Capturing Colour at Scotney Castle

This course will focus on teaching our students how their cameras work and how to compose a great photograph. We will look at capturing the vibrant colours of Scotney castle, focusing on capturing the bright flowers to the amazing reflections cast on the castle’s moat. Our students will learn how to compose a great image in camera along with using their camera settings correctly. Your child will come away from the lesson with a great set of images, showing off their new skills!


“I learnt a lot more about framing and taking reflection photos.” – Rachel, age 11

“Today’s course was awesome, fun and amazeballs!” – Lena, age 9

“I learnt how to change my camera to black and white, it was so much fun!” – Maggie, age 10

Photography course for Teens (12-15)

Scotney Castle, Kent

Date: Wednesday 26th July 2017

Time: 14.30-17.00

Fees: £40

D-SLR rental:  £10 (optional)

Capturing Colour at Scotney Castle

Teen photography course takers will learn how to drop auto and move to full manual mode, enabling them to capture images not possible on auto. Students on the photography course for teens will experience a new world of artistic photography. Our students will learn how to use aperture to capture sharp images of the bright flowers, along with fast shutter speeds to capture the colourful castle reflections cast on the castle’s moat.  Capturing colour will be our main objective, and our students will come away with a great set of images showing off every colour of the rainbow!


“I learnt how to change the aperture and how to take a water shot” – Ammara, age 13

“The course was interesting, imaginative and immense!” – Joshua, age 14

“I learnt how to change the shutter speed to capture rain drops, and also how to take an amazing reflection photo”  – Hadi, age 12

Watch this video to see what we got up to on our last photography course at Scotney Castle!

Scotney CastleCountry house, romantic garden, 14th century moated castle – all in a beautiful wooded estate.

Relax in our picturesque garden with the glorious backdrop of our fairytale castle. Venture into the wonderful woodland and parkland with over 770 acres to explore.  Discover the delights of our Victorian country mansion with its secrets and stories.

Scotney Castle is steeped in centuries of history and our team of volunteers are always unearthing Scotney’s secrets and unveiling the past. The earliest record of occupancy dates from 1137 but from 1778, it was the Hussey family who were in residence at Scotney until it was left to the National Trust in 1970 by the last Hussey to live there, Christopher Hussey.

The estate is open all year, offering a variety of walks through our beautiful parkland, woodland and Hop farm.

Address:
Scotney Castle
Lamberhurst
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN3 8JN

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