18 Jan 2021
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20 Feb 2021
This inspiring Travel Photography Course is dedicated to teaching you the photographic skills to take stunning travel shots and the art of storytelling. Travel photography is skilful, Its fun, its inspirational. Learn about the camera gear, camera handling, types of light and creative composition. Where, when and how to go, what to shoot and what camera gear and accessories to pack.
As a travel photographer you need to select your imaging devices to best suit the situation. Lightweight, unobtrusive camera gear means more freedom to mingle with the locals in Zanzibar. Rugged and reliable pro gear matters for exacting wildlife photography. On this course, you will be shooting street scenes, candid portraits, nature, wildlife, landscapes, food, architecture, abstract, action, activities, culture, adventure...with tailor made advice given on the technique and camera gear to suit the destination and activity.
This exciting and vibrant course emphasises the need to be versatile in your photography - one needs to be adaptable in your shooting style to suit varying conditions such as weather, time of day and time of year of a region or event. If it's raining, you learn to shoot macro and portraiture. If it's classic landscapes maybe it's a dawn shoot for the perfect light. Every course is supported by comprehensive notes on everything relating to travel photography - ideal as a reference guide on the road.
■ An ‘all-rounder’ photography course for any traveller
■ A wide variety of photography travel subjects covered
■ Where, when and how to go, what to shoot, what gear
■ Practical advice on street etiquette, back up and storage
■ Travel experiences - culture, skiing, cruising, wildlife safaris, 4WD, nature, sports & more
■ Destinations - Australia, Asia, Europe, Polar regions, Africa, the Americas - every continent
■ All geographical regions - deserts, rainforests, savanna, the taiga, glaciers, mountains, the oceans, cities
■ Interactive, dynamic, fun. 'Hands on' shooting and telling your travel story
■ The ideal Travellers Photography course for time pressed persons
■ Learning about camera handling, types of lighting and creative composition
■ Portraiture, landscapes, still life, motion, architecture, nature, wildlife
■ Reflections, heat and dust, snow and cold, the essence and soul of a region
■ Fun and innovative learning with like minded fellow individuals
■ Active 'hands on' learning at photogenic and interesting indoor and outdoor locations
■ Well structured, practical workshops covering a variety of subjects
■ Small groups of no more than 6 persons
■ Post production tips, how to create montages and an e-book
■ Expert tuition from the professional photographer Andrew Thomasson
THE COURSE STYLE
■ A practical 'hands on' course with a series of workshops designed to emulate scenarios you will encounter in your travels
■ We use a variety of great Sydney locations to give you a feel for diverse scenarios.
■ Snapping boats and food at the Pier 4 wharf semi replicates a Greek holiday.
■ Nature and flowers in the Botanical gardens are good practice for shooting in Costa Rica.
■ Tips on architecture photography at the Sydney Barracks can be transported to pictures in Versailles.
■ The bustle of the Rocks markets emulates Covent Gardens.
■ Shooting the white, bright Opera House give you skills in shooting snow covered scenes.
■ Shooting wildlife and nature at Taronga zoo provides invaluable tips for your upcoming Kimberley cruise, Antarctica adventure, African safari or Finnish Lapland dog sled tour.
■ We recognise its impossible to cover everything in one day. To that end you will receive a set of detailed notes to support what you learn and to cover points we may miss. See FAQ section for further details on these notes.
■ No previous photographic experience required
■ A smartphone, compact, mirror-less and/ or a DLSR camera ( see FAQ's for more information)
■ Memory Card(s): we recommend at least a 4 GB card for each day of shooting
■ Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one
■ A wide-angle is useful for landscapes. A telephoto for wildlife
■ Your travel itinerary and camera instruction book (alternatively we access camera operation details on the day using a smartphone)
Andrew has been training our staff, photographing for us over 30 years and has led many Australian and overseas photography tours for World Expeditions. A superb photographer with the ability to handle pressure and to deal with the unexpected. Andrew is very personable and always delivers way more than asked for. Highly recommended.
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 has been our corporate photographer for 8 years shooting all our events, functions and portraits. Focus 10 is reputable, flexible and innovative!
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
We have worked with Andrew for 19 years now and he is unfailingly reliable and always goes out of his way to help out our business. He have given us training in property photography and is always giving free advice on how we can further improve.
Thank you for one of the best 5 days ever. Lots of laughs, learn a huge amount, great group, food was fab, and eating out cheap. Super cooking class, brilliant photography with masses of variety each and every day. A highlight for me was the Full moon festival. Amazing! A memorable adventure. Sign me up for your Cinque Terre course in October! Cheers
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.
I just wanted to say thank you again for Friday. I learned so much in such a short amount of time. I’ve been showing all of my photos to anyone that will look and listen. I’ve attached a few of my faves. After you left I went back to a few of the aviaries and just practiced. Your knowledge of my camera was really impressive and the way you explained things to me made it really clear.
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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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