Beginners Photography Weekend Courses

Foundation Level Weekend Workshop Level 1

Foundation Level Weekend Workshop Level 1 This Photography Foundation Level Weekend Workshop is your first and most important step into the magical world of Photography. The main focus is the understanding of your own camera. You will learn all its most important functions and how to use it in all its variety of modes. We’ll explain what all those lengthy menu’s are for, including the ISO settings and how to use them to your advantage in low light applications. With hands-on experience throughout the two days and one evening you will begin to feel in control of your camera and gain a thorough understanding of your camera’s amazing capabilities.

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Getting to know your Camera (How light is captured & transformed into images)

Your Camera’s Resolution (Megapixels) and Print Size

The available file formats (tiff, jpg, Raw and DNG)

Camera Memory and what to use.

Lenses (Focal Lengths, Macro, Prime & Zoom Lenses)

Manual and Autofocus (Focusing Points, Autofocus Lock, Single or Continuous Focus)

Manual Exposure (ISO, Shutter Speeds, F/Stops and The Light Meter)

Metering Modes (Evaluative, Matrix, Spot Metering)

Depth of Field (Shallow, Deep, Hyper Focal Distance)

Motion (Freezing, Blurring & Panning)

The relationship of Shutter Speed-Aperture-ISO

Simple composition guidelines


Foundation Level Weekend Workshop Level 2

Foundation Level Weekend Workshop Level 2 This is the second of the Photography Foundation Level Weekend Workshops, and continues on your important step into the magical world of Photography. In this Photography Workshop we go deeper into mastering the principles of photography. You will learn to see your Images, rather than just take them, by using creative exposures and composition techniques. With hands-on experience throughout the two days you will begin to control your camera and begin to use the camera’s amazing capabilities.

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You will learn to see rather than just look.

Depth of field in Aperture Priority Movement

Shutter Speed Priority

Program Modes and Scene Modes White Balance (Pre-set and Custom)

The Temperature of Light (Natural & Artificial Colour Cast)

Composition (Framing) Elements of Design (Seeing vs Looking)

Lenses and Perspective (the right choice of focal length)

People and Places

Theme Photography

Introduction to Flash Photography


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