Beginners Photography Course | Sydney (over 3 wks)

Sydney   |   18 hrs  |   Beginner's Level
  • The best 'all rounder' introductory course to Digital Photography
  • 3 sessions of photography / one full day, 2 nights, one gift certificate
  • Fundamental techniques of photography including night & flash
  • Portraits, cityscapes, reflections, nature, motion, lighting, composition and lots more
  • Small groups, informative, social, fun

Cost: $390 | 12 Aug

The Focus 10 Digital 1 photography course is ideal for those wishing to understand how to get the best out of their DLSR, mirrorless or compact camera with manual controls. Spread out over three weeks, It teaches the fundamentals of digital imaging, of handling light and the art of composition. 'Hands on' workshops throughout the course are intuitive, easy to understand and tutored by a professional photographer. Detailed notes and a complimentary critique of your images ensures your newly learned skills are retained. We focus on practical 'hands on' shooting with an emphasis on camera handling.

There are creative sessions on lighting and composition along with everything from exposure control to white balance, from ISO settings to focus modes and options. The course is about practical workshop demonstrations to train your eye to paint light onto a subject, how to achieve the right lens perspective, the use of aperture and shutter speed to control the creative process.

Professional, personable instructors ensure the course is educational, enlightening and fun. Different topics and a variety of situations in a small groups enhances the learning experience. This course is suited to anyone. Whether you are a beginner or photo enthusiast the 18 hour course makes this one of the best value and most comprehensive coverage 'all rounder' beginners to intermediate photography course in Sydney.

■ 1st session / Sunday / Rocks & Gardens / outdoors practical shooting assignments around the Rocks (8 hours)
■ 2nd session / Wed night / night photography around the Rocks including use of flash (3 hours)
■ 3rd session / Wed night / Paddington / portfolio presentation / wine and cheese / post production (3 hours)
■ 4th session / Gift voucher valued at $100 to be used towards a more advanced photography workshop of choice





course dates & course bookings


Alternatively, you can also download the course booking form and send it to us:

Course/Workshop Enrolment form

learn about

  • Learn how to use your digital camera properly

  • All your camera's buttons, functions, menus & set up

  • Composition, light, viewpoint, angles, lens perspective

  • Aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, file sizes RAW and JPEG

  • ISO setting, white balance, exposure compensation, basic editing

  • Portraiture, landscapes, macro, still life, motion, architecture, nature

  • Use of flash, panning, star-burst, creative modes, filters, accessories

  • Free camera shopping service & ongoing technical support

course requirements

  • No prior photography knowledge required

  • A digital DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera with manual controls

  • For DLSR and mirror-less camera users, at least one multi range lens

  • Memory Card(s) - at least a 4GB card per session and instruction booklet

  • Charged camera battery, spare and/or a charger

  • DLSR Nikon & Canon cameras for hire ($50), 8GB cards for sale ($20)

time & location

Time:
10am to 6pm

Address:
18 Argyle Street, Sydney

Meeting Point:
(Munich Bauhaus Cafe (beside outside tables near red phone box))

terms & conditions

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 enrolment 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.

Course & 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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