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This immersive one-day experience, delve into the core principles in order to help you take better photos from a professional photographer

Ideal for: Years 8 - 12

demystify the technical aspects of photography

Here’s What We'll Be Covering

Photography is a powerful form of visual storytelling, and in this immersive one-day experience, international renounced and award winning photographer Emma Sheldrake will delve into the core principles in order to help you take better photos.

Together, we'll demystify the technical aspects of photography, from mastering the exposure triangle to understanding different camera modes, so you can confidently take control of your camera settings and bring your artistic visions to life.

Throughout the workshop, we'll explore various photography genres, from portraits to landscapes, street photography to food styling, and everything in between. We'll uncover the secrets of capturing light in all its forms, whether it's natural sunlight or artificial studio lighting.

Learn All The Gear

From HMI lights to LED, from Scrims to Frost to Bounce, from Tall Boy to c-stand we'll be pulling everything of the van.

Learn Best Practices

Learn the right way to set things up, learn the right calls and the right procedures so you are confident onset.

Practical Learning

Get out of the class room. Workshops take place in an actually film studio with real equipment and practical exercises.

What You Will Learn

Understanding the basics of photography: Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO

Different types of cameras and lenses

● Overview of photography genres and styles

● Mastering manual mode: Taking control of exposure

● Understanding aperture priority, shutter priority, and program mode

● Choosing the right settings for various shooting scenarios

● Rule of thirds and other composition rules

● Framing and perspective: Creating visual impact

● Using leading lines, symmetry, and patterns

● Working with natural light and artificial lighting

● Balancing exposure in challenging lighting conditions

● Using exposure compensation and bracketing

This one-day intensive workshop aims to provide participants with a solid foundation in photography, covering essential techniques, camera settings, composition, and post-processing. By the end of the workshop, participants will have the knowledge and skills to capture compelling images and unleash their creative potential in photography.

Course Duration: One full-day workshop (approximately 6 hours)