4 Feb 2021
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The Sydney pet dog photography course covers the gear and technique needed to take great dog shots. It requires a fast, trained eye and good technique to capture the action. Learn about depth of fields, shutter speeds, freezing and capturing motion and incorporating the right light and composition to create a great image. Animal photography is challenging, rewarding and highly satisfying. When you nail a great shot you can feel justifiably proud.
Throughout the course you will receive 1/1 mentoring and guidance - Small groups of a maximum of 3 persons ensures that the animals avoid big rumble tumble scrappy 'dog fights' A great course for dog lovers on the picturesque harbourside Rose Bay beach.
■ Bring your own pet or shoot other dogs on the course
■ We have Siani as our dog handler to keep the shoot sane
■ Learn about Camera settings to capture the action
■ We cater for smartphone users
■ Run by professional photographer Andrew Thomasson
■ You are welcome to bring along a helper for free
■ Learn how to take fantastic shots of your pooch
■ Brilliant outdoor setting at the picturesque Rose Bay beach
■ Learn all about Camera settings to capture the action
■ Lighting, composition, depth of field, angle of view
■ The best camera gear to capture the scene
■ Catering to all Smartphones
■ A brilliant social & fun outing & great for meeting other people
■ Our primary aim is to give you the photography skills to capture the personality and spirit of your pet.
■ The best DLSR, mirrorless and compact camera (with manual controls) functionality.
■ To get more out of your cameras features and learn more about dog photography in general.
■ To learn how to use your camera properly - to understand how various settings and modes will deliver the results you want.
■ Action dog photography is hard! Shooting fast moving dogs is ideal in Shutter priority mode, auto ISO, good light and a mirrorless cameras with a tilt, swivel screen is really good!
■ Gain expertise in exposure compensation in white bright beach scenes, in focussing points and focus tracking modes.
■ About RAW, ISO, white balance, shutter speed, bracketing, depth of field.
■ How to shoot action in perfect beachside location with sand, sea and sky.
■ Lens selection & perspective, freezing and showing motion, focusing modes.
■ Composition and lighting including reflectors and flash.
■ Tips and advice for creating wall art and optimum file enhancement for screen and social media usage.
■ No previous photography experience is required
■ A digital DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera*
■ For DLSR and mirror-less camera users, at least one multi range lens
■ You can also use your smartphone. They are seriously good at capturing action, Slo Mo and short video clips.
■ Memory Card(s) - at least a 4GB card
■ Charged camera battery
■ DLSR Nikon & Canon cameras for hire ($50), 32GB cards for sale ($24)
* more details on camera gear in the FAQ section
■ Please check the FAQ section for further comments on camera gear
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.
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!
A great weekend and I learnt heaps - hope to do it again sometime.
Focus 10 was out main photographer at all our corporate functions at Tyco when I was on Australia. We have recently purchased the
96o page Complete Professional Photography Course that Andrew co-authored with Code Lime Photography. Its a brilliant resource manual on everything photographic and our company is finding it useful.
I have known Andrew for 25 years now and he is always willing the go that extra mile and is a talented photographer. We share a common love for India and travel in general. Over the years Andrew has been the judge for the Australian newspapers regular travel competitions and we love his enthusiasm and commitment.
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.
Super smartphone training session for our leisure sales team. Thanks for the complimentary give vouchers to each participant as well. Cheers
Focus 10 recently ran a incentive, team building program for us called 'A day in the life at ING'. Their organisation and expertise was impeccable handling over 240 of our staff over 3 days. We think highly of Focus 10 and have a relationship spanning 15 years.
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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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