Digital Photography Level 2

Who should take this workshop?

This course is suitable for you if you have taken Digital Photography – Level 1 (or an equivalent course) and are ready to take your photography to the next level.

You should already have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a creatively correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, you should consider attending the Level 1 course first.

The content of the course is based on the features and knowledge required for Digital SLR (DSLR) cameras only.

Please Note: Classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (as long as they can be operated in 'manual' mode. i.e. NOT point-and-shoots).

What will you learn?

The aim of the Level 2 course is to move you from a confident “snapper” to a real “photographer”, armed with the artistic and technical understanding to enable you to produce beautiful, compelling images. We will introduce you to a host of advanced compositional techniques and aim to have you shooting in full manual mode by the end of the course. Equal parts technical and artistic; we will help you unleash your inner photographer and artist.

This 8-hour photography class covers some of the advanced features of your camera, as well as advanced shooting techniques allowing you complete creative control.

  • Dealing with tricky lighting situations: exposure bracketing; and shooting in low light

  • Creative shooting: painting with light; capturing and freezing motion, and panning

  • Composition beyond the rule of thirds: achieving balanced images through advanced composition techniques used by pro photographers and shooting with “intent”

  • Manual focus: how it works and when to use it

  • Demystifying the histogram

  • Introduction to on camera flash

  • Additional camera gear: when to use filters; the importance of tripods and key features you should look for.

 

What is Included?

  • 8 hours of classroom instruction

  • Class notes.

  • Access to the online Virtual Classroom: download additional notes and resources, upload photographs for feedback from your instructor and connect with your classmates after your class. 

 

What you will need?

  • your camera (battery fully charged)

  • your camera manual

  • an empty memory card (with an identifying mark)

  • a tripod

  • you’re also invited to bring 3 photos you’ve taken to share with the class (bring your photos on a USB or printed if you have them)

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • 7 days before class start full refund less 10% admin fee or reschedule to another date.

  • 3 days before, no refund but can reschedule to another date.

  • Less than 3 days before - no refund and no reschedule possible.

  • Workshops can  be rescheduled within 3 months of the original booking.

  • Bookings can be transferred once only. Transferred bookings will not be refunded if later cancelled

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