Intermediate to advanced |
6 Nov 2020
20 Nov 2020 |
8 Jan 2021
On this exciting Sydney Portrait Photography course in Sydney you learn different styles of portraiture from candid to formal - from street to studio. We cover the quality and direction of the light, creative composition, different types of cameras suited for portraiture and the best lenses. We practice poses, backdrops, lens perspective, new ideas, angles and viewpoints to take great portraits.
Learn the 'tools of the trade' - what you need to know about camera gear and accessories for high quality, punchy portraiture. We cover 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.
■ A fun, masterclass in professional portraiture
■ Using a professional studio as well as outdoor locations
■ Camera settings, colour profiling, lens perspective
■ Set up skills using studio lights and strobes
■ Lots of individual attention with 6 persons only per course
■ Complimentary $100 gift voucher & self portraits
■ Learning about pro studio set ups and gear
■ An understanding of different light sources (ambient, flash, modelling lights)
■ Learn about your camera - aperture, shutter speed, manual mode, depth of field, ISO setting
■ About white balance, exposure compensation, lens perspective
■ How to set up and use studio lights, soft boxes & strobes
■ Portrait lighting basics, types and styles
■ Add to your portfolio shooting great models
■ Learn the skills & what gear to set up your own portable or home studio
■ Key tips on how to start earning money shooting portraits
■ Intuitive instruction on creative composition
■ Exposure control to white balance, from ISO settings to focus options
■ Learn about your camera - aperture, shutter speed, manual mode & lots more
■ How to set up and use studio lights, soft boxes, strobes etc.
■ The skills to set up your own portable or home studio
■ Experience the different characteristic of cameras
■ Learn to develop your style - whether this is creative and experimental, stylised or formal
■ Shoot from the hip or paparazzi style, outdoors or in the controlled environment of a courtyard
■ A short session on digital workflow and post production of your images
■ No previous photographic experience required
■ A compact with manual controls, mirrorless or a DLSR camera
■ Memory Cards: we recommend at least a 4 GB card for each session of shooting
■ Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one
■ A wide-angle is useful for environmental portraits. A telephoto for single portraits. An all rounder lens like a 24-120mm is the most useful*
■ Consider a 50mm prime lens for your DLSR and bring all your other lenses
■ Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one* More on camera gear and equipment in the FAQ section
This has to be one of the best value and most comprehensive beginners photography courses. A huge amount of content, outside shooting with 10 workshops, 2 night sessions and an additional 4 hour workshop of our choice. I went from zero to hero in my understanding the fundamentals of photography. Keep up the good work!
Focus 10 runs fantastic, informative and always fun courses and tours. I have done 4 of them now - Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, 3801 Steam train and the most recent to Jervis Bay. Always a laugh and with excellent like minded, fellow photographers!
Great to meet you. Christie and I love your work. We think that the 4 attached, at this phase of our project would fit well and we would be keen to see if any of these would be able to be blown up to a large wall art format.
Hi Andrew... Thanks for a fantastic day today. I'm keen to do the SLR 2 and night photography, please let me know dates. Thanks again!
Focus 10 was out main photographer at all our corporate functions at Tyco when I was on Australia. We have recently purchased the
96o page Complete Professional Photography Course that Andrew co-authored with Code Lime Photography. Its a brilliant resource manual on everything photographic and our company is finding it useful.
"Great beginners photo course Andrew. Thanks very much for helping me find my passion for photography again. I received lots of one and one attention. Cool seagull shoot with chips from Pier 4 and great you knew most of the stall holders in the Rocks market. I loved this course and learnt so much. I will be telling all my friends"
Thanks again for your work at our conference. We were all very pleased.
Got back to the office yesterday and we received via Dropbox all the amazing photographs you took. You captured everthing- the keynote speakers, the sailing events, the party. We will definitely be using you again when we are next in Australia
Super smartphone training session for our leisure sales team. Thanks for the complimentary give vouchers to each participant as well. Cheers
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Why choose Focus 10 Photography?
Our practical and interactive photography courses are designed to stimulate your passion in all things photography. Whether you want to develop your hobby or to become a professional photographer, we have a course suitable for you. 69 lifestyle and business courses across Australia.
We believe in perfectly sized groups , lots of individual attention from our professional tutors & enjoying the camaraderie of fellow photographers. Our business & lifestyle courses are all about improving your photography skills in a stimulating, dynamic and fun scenarios - not passively sitting in classrooms.
You're working with professional photographers who you can trust & whose status has been formally validated & recognised with wide-ranging photographic expertise. Your tutors have instructed 1,000's of people on Focus 10 courses over 29 years & authors of 15 Online Photography courses.
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