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Intermediate Photography Course | Perth, WA | 1 day

Swan Valley  |  7 hours  |  $290

Thu, May 25th
Sun, August 6th



Digital 2 intermediate photography course in the Swan Valley has been designed to impart a high level of proficiency to the amateur photographer or to someone considering a career in photography. It teaches basic proficiency in digital camera handling and what all the menus, buttons and functions on your camera do. The course is broken down into a series of workshops or modules. The group will be limited to a maximum of 6 people for a highly personalised training experience.

You will develop your expertise in shooting tourist brochures, magazine and book style cameo and macro images, outdoor portraiture and fine arts landscape photography. Set assignments will teach you how to shoot in diverse circumstances. Although the key focus on this course is in upgrading your photographic technical and artistic skills, we also profile various camera systems to suit your individual needs. Your instructors are professional commercial, travel and action sports photographers allowing you to draw upon their depth of knowledge throughout the course.

  • Learn how to use every feature on your DLSR camera to the full
  • Get unbiased advice on what camera gear is best suited for your needs and budget
  • Fast track your photographic technical and artistic skills
  • How to shoot high quality landscape and lifestyle images using natural light
  • Get great action shots in the Swan Valley
  • Learn dusk /low light shooting (dependant on sunset times)
  • Professional tips on photographing using external flashlights
  • Small groups (10 persons maximum)
  • Interactive, dynamic, exacting, challenging
  • Networking with like-minded individuals
  • Souvenir portraits
  • Free camer
  • a shopping service and on-going technical support

Your DLSR advanced digital camera functions
Shooting low light in the cellars of Houghtons Winery
Handling high constrast light
Natural light portraiture
Lifestyle images in the vineyards of Lancaster Winery

  • Arty product shots
  • Landscapes
  • White balance & bracketing, use of ISO
  • Exposure compensation, exposure bracketing
  • Channels & parameters, colour temperature
  • Creative use of depth of field
  • Advanced composition and painting with light
  • An analysis of quality DLSR cameras, lenses and accessories
  • Unusual viewpoints & tilting / lens perspective / high contrast / colour harmony / motion
  • Use of light on water, clouds, silhouettes, shadows, twilight
  • Operation of external flash unit, rear/2nd curtain synch flash
  • Flare for effect and star bursting
Instructors
Andrew Thomasson and/or Serena Pearce
  • Start time: 10 am
  • Finishing time: 5 pm
  • Meet at: The Lounge Room on James - 187 James Rd Guildford WA
Digital 1 course or a sound grasp of photography such as understanding all of the basic functions on your camera, shooting in aperture priority mode, exposure compensation and a grasp of types of lighting and the theories of good composition (an email test can be provided if you are unsure)
Inclusions
  • Instruction from professional photographers
  • Detailed notes
  • Camera, lens and accessory shopping service
  • Personal assessment and critique of your portfolio
  • Certificate of completion (by request)
Exclusions

Food and beverages

Payments
Paying for your course in full upon booking will confirm your attendance. Places are limited on all courses.
Refunds
We reserve the right to cancel and reschedule any course, due to inadequate enrollment, bad weather, instructor illness, or an 'act of God'. We also reserve the right to cancel any course if there is insufficient demand, especially if it means that our costs would be higher than our income. Please therefore do not leave it until the last few weeks if you are interested in a particular date, as you may find that it has been cancelled. As our costs for each training event remain the same no matter how many delegates attend, like any pre-booked tickets for the theatre, concert, flights etc, we are unable to give a full refund in the event of non-attendance, regardless of the circumstances. If withdrawal occurs within the 14 days before the course starts we will try to put you on an alternative date if places are available. Please note that we cannot be liable for any other costs incurred by yourself, so please check with us before booking any non-refundable accommodation or transport.
Workshop Photography:
We reserve the right to take photographic, (both still and video) records of any of our workshops/courses which may be used for promotional purposes, submissions, advertising and records. We grant permission for participants to use any images captured by them during this workshop for self-promotion only. Participants may not make any financial gain from any images captured during this workshop/course.

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