Photography Course for Beginners - Level 2

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$269 Limited GST free / $215.20 / $242.10
Photography Course for Beginners - Level 2

<p>Digital camera skills creative skills class in Sydney.</p><p>Mastered the basics? Ready to move on and make your images really attract some attention and praise? Then you’re ready for the next

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$269 Limited GST free / $215.20 / $242.10
Photography Course for Beginners - Level 2

<p>Digital camera skills creative skills class in Sydney.</p><p>Mastered the basics? Ready to move on and make your images really attract some attention and praise? Then you’re ready for the next

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course description

Digital camera skills creative skills class in Sydney.

Mastered the basics? Ready to move on and make your images really attract some attention and praise? Then you’re ready for the next level of our beginners photography program. Creative photography skills takes you past the first levels of comprehension in Photography and begins to teach you about photographic languages, the techniques and skills required to master composition and light to create images with real impact. This course opens your world to new creative techniques, beyond the point and shoot, you will become more deliberate and more considered with your choices when approaching a shot and begin to pro. By the end of this course you will understand how to use light and composition effectively helping you understand the concepts of colour, light, contrast, balance, rhythm, movement, and the elements of design.

Study the work of leading photographers by observing and practising their styles, techniques and creative approach. Please note students will need to have completed Photography 101 or an equivalent course to enrol, special consideration can be given to students who feel they meet the requirements, please see outcomes of Photography 101 course.

Course content
  • Design Principles: contrast, balance, visual weight, harmony, unity, variety, repetition, rhythm, movement, emphasis, gradation and 3D Form
  • Design Elements: line, dynamic diagonals, curves, shape, triangle, pattern, texture, colour, value, positive and negative space
  • Design Considerations: scale, proportion, proportion-based systems, rule of thirds, rule of odds and contextualising backgrounds
  • Image capture processes: camera positioning, shoot angle, point of view, framing, edge of frame, simplification, cropping, counterpoint, juxtaposition, silhouette, tilted angle, zoom framing
  • Light: quality of light, hardness and softness, source characteristics, time of day, diffusion, angle of light, translucency
  • Lighting: natural and artificial light, light modification, light positioning – back light, rim light, hair light – window light, directional lighting, food lighting, product lighting
Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of creativity and imagination in the composition of photographs
  • Analyse images for creative use of visual design elements and principles
  • Understand the role of human visual perception in photographic composition
  • Make effective creative decisions which balance technical, creative & practical choices
  • Apply the fundamentals of natural and artificial lighting to produce quality images
  • Understand the use of line, shape, colour, movement, repititon, texture scale & value in the composition of photographic images
  • Understand cropping, framing, simplification, counterpoint, juxtaposition in the composition of photographic images
Other information
  • For the practical shoots you will need to bring your own camera, lenses, batteries and tripods. The safety and security of your equipment when on the street is your responsibility

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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Course testimonials:

  • Jane said: Great course!

  • Chirag said: Richard is a very knowledgeable teacher.The course design and length was perfect. This really helped me to think beyond just photography and widen my understanding of visual art in general. I discovered and learned why I shoot the way I do and that really helped me to understand my style. Richard was amazing every week pushing our own creative boundaries. I'm so gald I did this course :)

  • Anna said: Overall the course helped me to look at my world differently. It brought my photography skills to a whole new level.

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