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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
Super smartphone training session for our leisure sales team. Thanks for the complimentary give vouchers to each participant as well. Cheers
The course was great. Have done a few shoots since the course with some good results ( I Think. LOL). I’m ready to hit the ground running now. Thanks so much for all your help. The course was well worth it that’s for sure.
"The course was really helpful for our forthcoming jaunt around Asia. We'll take a look at the courses online and book something in (probably when we're back from Cambodia as we've only got a couple of weeks till we leave). These notes are terrific as well. I've already made a note to take a print out with me on our trip. Cheers,"
Thanks for the email Andrew And yes Mate - loved the photos making me look 5 years younger. The make up artist was a good idea.
Been busy pitching new business all week.....have some time tomorrow to have a proper look at all the photos but lots to choose from.
Great job shooting the Bronte Flight Centre! Looks like they our client is bailing out at the right time .. retail strips are not going to be hot sellers in the near future. Are you able to send me hi-res of just the external whole building shots please? Thanks
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.
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.
Thank you for photographing or 43 staff members over the quoted 7 hours. You must be exhausted . Everyone seemed very happy and liked how you showed them the head shots as you were shooting. Can you get them to use by Thursday please? Talk soon
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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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