'Best of Melbourne' Photography Course
Melbourne | 15 hours | Suits all levels
Cost: $495 | 29, 30 July
Photographing 'cosmopolitan' Melbourne in the CBD, 'lifestyle' Melbourne with action galore along the Yarra River and 'nature' Melbourne at St Kilda and the Yarra Valley with custom workshops throughout. Melbourne has a seductive, avant-garde European style lifestyle, exciting events and great natural beauty.
Get the best results from your digital camera. This popular 2 day course takes in the best locations and encapsulates the vibrancy and sophistication of Melbourne and the Yarra Valley with an emphasis on fashion, wine and food photography. Our program includes workshops on lighting, composition, landscapes, street scenes, architecture, portraiture, nature, macro, motion and shooting flora and fauna.
Melbourne boasts great events, a passion for food and wine and a fabulous arts scene. Known as a style-setter, Melbourne is home to a non-stop program of festivals, renowned dining, major art exhibitions and musical extravaganzas. Melbourne is notable for its mix of Victorian and contemporary architecture, its tram network, Victorian parks and gardens.
On the second day we head east for the rolling hills, beautiful wineries and great food of the famous Yarra Valley. The Yarra Valley is now the home to over 40 wineries and a multitude of shops and cafes. Sample the wines of some of the famous and also lesser known boutique wineries along with samples of local cheeses and homemade pasta. We finish our tour with a scenic drive back to Melbourne through the Dandenong's.
Highlights include St Kilda’s Pier, the back alleys around Collin St, lifestyle photography on the Yarra River, twilight shots over Federation Square, wine tasting in the Yarra valley, Yering Estate, the Yarra Valley Dairy, Train Traks, Chandon, Coldstream and much more.
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Complete understanding of your DLSR, compact or film camera functions
Composition, light, viewpoint, angles, lens perspective
Aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO setting, white balance, exposure compensation
Portraiture, landscapes, macro, reportage, still life, action, motion, architecture
Nature, flowers and photographing the Melbourne Botanical Gardens
Late afternoon, twilight shots from Melbourne Casino
Shots of locals / Degraves, Hosier Lane, Federation Square, Yarra Glen
Demonstrating perspective control on Flinders St Station & St Andrew's Cathedral
DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera
No previous photography experience is needed
At least a 4GB memory card, charged battery & charger
Food, beverages and items of a personal nature NOT included
Be able to walk 3-4km per day
time & location
10am to 6pm
10-18 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda
(Beachcomber Cafe (St Kilda Sea Baths))