11 Jun 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
A great weekend and I learnt heaps - hope to do it again sometime.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Focus 10 Photography is our corporate photographer shooting all or staff and website photographs. They particularly understand how photographs play a crucial roll in our marketing and branding. Andrew understands that we are a people business. Many of our clients started with us as start-ups and have gone on to become multi-million dollar enterprises. Their services and value for money is hard to beat.
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.
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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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