Beginners Photography Course | 1 day
Canberra, Canberra | 7 hours | Beginner's Level
Cost: $290 | by request
The Focus 10 Digital 1 photography course is our most popular and ideal for those wishing to understand how to get the best out of their DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera with manual controls. 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.
What you'll learn
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 learning 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 and coupled with our 'Repeat for free' guarantee* makes this one of the best 'all rounder' beginners to intermediate photography course in Canberra.
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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, metering
Portraiture, landscapes, macro, reportage, still life, action, motion, cityscapes, architecture, nature, flowers
Use of flash, panning, star-burst, creative modes, filters, accessories
Free camera shopping service & ongoing technical support
No prior photographic 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 2GB card, instruction manual
Charged camera battery, spare and/or a charger
DLSR Nikon & Canon cameras for hire ($50), 8GB cards for sale ($19)
time & location
10am to 5pm
King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Parkes
(Questacon (at front door))
terms & conditions
Paying for your course in full upon booking will confirm your attendance. Places are limited on all courses.
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.