Photography: Light Painting Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

Photography: Light Painting Workshop

What you'll learn

Learn creative light painting photography skills with our photography short courses in Sydney!

Exploring light painting through cameras is an engaging and creative approach to photography. It not only adds a fun element but also provides learners with an opportunity to express their creativity. Light painting involves creating images by manipulating light, transforming the way you perceive and practice photography.

This workshop delves into the practical aspects of light painting, teaching participants how to effectively use movement and various light sources to achieve captivating effects. Emphasis is also placed on leveraging imagination when working with light.

A diverse set of tools will be provided for hands-on experimentation, allowing participants to discover the most effective techniques. The ultimate aim is to produce compelling and memorable images through the art of light painting. It's an interactive and educational experience that strikes a balance between enjoyment and learning.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Light Painting Workshop, you should be able to:

  • Apply light in carefully considered and playful ways to create unique and exciting images
  • Understand the principals of light photography to capture stunning night time images
  • Paint with different light sources during long exposures
  • Shoot in low light and at night to produce the best effects

Course content

What will be covered in this Light Painting Workshop?

  • An audio-visual presentation on how to create great light painted images
  • An initial session playing with lighting effects to build your confidence working in the dark
  • Hands-on guidance in an outdoor session where you will 'paint' the trees with torchlight

Intended audience

Who is this Light Painting Workshop for?

This course is suitable for more intermediate to advanced photographers.

Course venue

Where will this workshop take place?

The workshop will be conducted in 2 parts, with the first part taking place at the Sydney Community College Rozelle campus at 2A Gordon Street and the second part at Callan Park in Rozelle.

You will need a transport method to get from one site to another, which is a 5-minute drive or 15-minutes away on foot.

Course materials

Materials provided

  • Torches and light tools

What to bring to class

  • A digital camera that can be manually operated
  • A tripod
  • A notepad or device to take notes 
  • Wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes

Course tutors

Peter Solness is a multi-award winning photographer, artist, educator and writer who specialises in the photographic method of Light Painting. This involves mounting his camera on a tripod and...

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Photography: Light Painting Workshop

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Please note, this workshop involves an excursion from the Sydney Community College Campus to Callan Park.

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