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This Smartphone Photography course in Sydney teaches you to take much better photographs with your smartphone. This dynamic course encapsulates the motto ‘The best camera is the one you have with you’. Today’s Smartphones are powerful imaging tools. Rapid Innovations in lenses and sensors make smartphones the image creating device of choice.
We cover the imaging features of your smartphone and how to use them, types of light, creative composition and practice imaging features such as slo-mo, panos, exposure control and pre-sets. We capture street scenes, portraits, products, action, architecture and nature around Sydney's Rocks district in a fun, dynamic three hours of shooting.
■ Learn to get the best out of your smartphone camera
■ What are the imaging features and how to use them
■ A strong focus on working the light & creative composition
■ How to upload to social media and share images
■ Exposure, focus, filters, HDR, Slo Mo, video & enhancement
■ Shooting street scenes, portraits, product, food, action, nature
■ Ideal training for individuals, groups and any organisation
■ Gain skills in exposure, focus, filters, HDR, Slo Mo, enhancement
■ Accessories, gizmos, creative & practical Apps
■ Inspiring content shooting street scenes, portraits, architecture, product, food, action, nature
■ In-phone editing, filters, white balance, aspect ratios, HDR, panos, slo-mo, video
■ How to upload to social media & share your images via platforms like Facebook & Instagram
■ Catering for all Smartphones including iPhone & Samsung
■ COURSE STYLE - this is a perfect introduction to smartphone photography with a strong emphasis in the imaging capabilities of smartphones. Whilst we cover a lot over 3 hours, we have to gloss over certain topics due to time constraints. Additional information is accessible as course notes in a pdf file. This includes:
■ SMARTPHONES - a quick guide | lens systems on the smartphone | a few useful apps
■ HANDLING - shooting modes | slo-mo | aspect ratio | pano | video | focusing | HDR | ISO | picture style & enhancement
■ LIGHTING - types | natural light | artificial light | white balance | time the light | quality & direction of light
■ COMPOSITION - leading & converging lines | the rule of thirds | framing an image | reflections | look for unusual angles | colour | focusing on detail | showing motion | viewpoint | selective focus | vertical vs horizontal | aspect ratio | compositional aids
■ No prior photography knowledge is necessary
■ Any iOS device (iPhone, iPad) and Android Smartphones ( Samsung etc)
■ Fully charged smartphone
■ If you have an older smartphone with a short battery life - we recommend you bring an external powerpac charger
■ Whilst this is not a physically demanding course you should be able to walk 2-3km over the course of 3 hours
■ Inclusions - instruction from professional photographers. Pdf notes to support the practical course content
■ Exclusions - food and beverages
As director of a company which represents hundreds of professional photographers running courses around Australia its always a pleasure dealing with Andrew and Focus 10. They run highly professional Australia wide photography courses and from the feedback from my clients they do a great job, they are reliable and honest and always do the right thing by their clients - we highly recommend them.
Thanks again for your work at our conference. We were all very pleased.
Got back to the office yesterday and we received via Dropbox all the amazing photographs you took. You captured everthing- the keynote speakers, the sailing events, the party. We will definitely be using you again when we are next in Australia
Great to meet you. Christie and I love your work. We think that the 4 attached, at this phase of our project would fit well and we would be keen to see if any of these would be able to be blown up to a large wall art format.
Andrew photographed our wedding in the English Lake District last August and did a brilliant job! He shot from 10am to 2am in the morning and the thousands of imaging are fantastic. Now I have my own photography business i know what pressure is like on these long shoots
I was Andrew's wedding assistant for quite a few years and he was always generous with his time and expertise. So thank you! It seems a lifetime ago we shot that wedding at Gunners Barracks in this nasty Covid 19 era.
Andrew gave our staff training in how to get better social media shots on our smartphones in on location at our farms in Murrurundi NSW and Canungra QLD. The training was very concise and professional and he even gave us free lessons on flying his drone. We are certainly happy to recommend Focus 10 for photography for any training.
This has to be one of the best value and most comprehensive beginners photography courses. A huge amount of content, outside shooting with 10 workshops, 2 night sessions and an additional 4 hour workshop of our choice. I went from zero to hero in my understanding the fundamentals of photography. Keep up the good work!
It was great to catch up with you this afternoon. I feel that doing your course was extremely beneficial and since then, using your tips, my confidence and ability with my camera has increase exponentially. Thank you so much for the information on the Indian photo processing lab. I hope that I'm able to get good at Photoshop and Lightroom but it's good to have them there as a back up just in case.
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Why choose Focus 10 Photography?
Our practical and interactive photography courses are designed to stimulate your passion in all things photography. Whether you want to develop your hobby or to become a professional photographer, we have a course suitable for you. 69 lifestyle and business courses across Australia.
We believe in perfectly sized groups , lots of individual attention from our professional tutors & enjoying the camaraderie of fellow photographers. Our business & lifestyle courses are all about improving your photography skills in a stimulating, dynamic and fun scenarios - not passively sitting in classrooms.
You're working with professional photographers who you can trust & whose status has been formally validated & recognised with wide-ranging photographic expertise. Your tutors have instructed 1,000's of people on Focus 10 courses over 29 years & authors of 15 Online Photography courses.
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