Studio Photography Course
Sydney | 7 hours | Intermediate to Pro Level
Cost: $390 | 31 Aug
You will be photographing models (and each other) learning how to pose the models with various props to achieve glamorous, elegant images. We use models who are engaging and attractive with a natural affinity to the camera. Learn to shoot for boudoir, corporate, casual and formal scenarios incorporating a range of different styles and photographic techniques to bring out the models natural flair and beauty.
Learn 'tools of the trade' - what you need to know about camera gear and accessories for high quality, punchy portraiture. We cover how to use your camera gear, all about studio lighting including mixing strobe, tungsten and available light and the golden rules of composition. Practical demonstrations train your eye, to ‘paint’ light onto a subject, how to select the right lens and use of aperture and shutter speed to control the creative process.
We also offer a 'still life' session, discuss digital workflow and post-production. There's intuitive instruction on lighting and composition along with everything from exposure control to white balance, from ISO settings to focus options.
This full 7 hour day course will appeal to those want a fully comprehensive, intensive training experience both for their individual photographic development and for those employed in business sectors where they need to learn how to shoot product, individual and groups without spending a fortune.
Using the pro studio Dragon Image (Artarmon)
An understanding of different light sources (ambient, flash, modelling lights)
Overview on aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO setting, white balance, exposure compensation, lens perspective etc
How to set up and use studio lights, soft boxes, strobes etc.
Portrait lighting basics, types and styles
Add to your portfolio shooting models, ourselves and product shots
Detailed notes, portfolio critique & short workflow module
The skills to set up your own portable or home studio and start earning $$
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
DSLR camera, with charged camera battery and a spare or charger
At least one quality multi range zoom lens such as a 24-70mm, 70-200mm etc
A prime 50mm, 85mm lens are also excellent portrait lenses ( ask us for advice)
Memory Card(s): we recommend at least a 4 GB card for all courses
Any camera accessories - such as a tripod, filters, reflectors (we supply these as well)
time & location
10am to 5pm
22 Herbert Street, Artarmon