Intermediate to advanced |
11 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021 |
21 Jun 2021
On this exciting Sydney Portrait Photography course in Sydney you learn different styles of portraiture from candid to formal - from street to studio. We cover the quality and direction of the light, creative composition, different types of cameras suited for portraiture and the best lenses. We practice poses, backdrops, lens perspective, new ideas, angles and viewpoints to take great portraits.
Learn the 'tools of the trade' - what you need to know about camera gear and accessories for high quality, punchy portraiture. We cover studio lighting including mixing strobe, tungsten and available light and the golden rules of composition. Practical demonstrations train your eye, to ‘paint’ light onto a subject, how to select the right lens and use of aperture and shutter speed to control the creative process.
■ A fun, masterclass in professional portraiture
■ Using a professional studio as well as outdoor locations
■ Camera settings, colour profiling, lens perspective
■ Set up skills using studio lights and strobes
■ Lots of individual attention with 6 persons only per course
■ Complimentary $100 gift voucher & self portraits
■ Learning about pro studio set ups and gear
■ An understanding of different light sources (ambient, flash, modelling lights)
■ Learn about your camera - aperture, shutter speed, manual mode, depth of field, ISO setting
■ About white balance, exposure compensation, lens perspective
■ How to set up and use studio lights, soft boxes & strobes
■ Portrait lighting basics, types and styles
■ Add to your portfolio shooting models & each other
■ Learn the skills & what gear to set up your own portable or home studio
■ Tips on how to start earning money shooting portraits
■ Intuitive instruction on creative composition
■ Exposure control to white balance, from ISO settings to focus options
■ Learn about your camera - aperture, shutter speed, manual mode & lots more
■ How to set up and use studio lights, soft boxes, strobes etc.
■ Add to your portfolio shooting models
■ The skills to set up your own portable or home studio
■ Key tips on how to start earning money shooting portraits
■ Experience the different characteristics of different types of cameras ( such as mirrorless versus DSLR)
■ Learn to develop your style - whether this is creative and experimental, stylised or formal
■ Shoot from the hip or paparazzi style, outdoors or in the controlled environment of a courtyard
■ A short session on digital workflow and post production of your images
■ Photographic proficiency is required ( we suggest you do a Beginners course beforehand)
■ A compact with manual controls, mirrorless or a DLSR camera
■ Memory Cards: we recommend at least a 8 GB card for each session of shooting
■ Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one
■ A wide-angle is useful for environmental portraits. A telephoto for single portraits. An all rounder lens like a 24-120mm is the most useful*
■ Consider a 50mm prime lens for your DLSR and bring all your other lenses
■ Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one* More on camera gear and equipment in the FAQ section
Hi Andrew... Thanks for a fantastic day today. I'm keen to do the SLR 2 and night photography, please let me know dates. Thanks again!
"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,"
A great weekend and I learnt heaps - hope to do it again sometime.
We use Focus 10 for all our corporate photography around Australia and SE Asia. Focus 10 always delivers under the pressure to photograph our clients in any setting. |
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
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.
Focus 10 runs fantastic, informative and always fun courses and tours. I have done 4 of them now - Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, 3801 Steam train and the most recent to Jervis Bay. Always a laugh and with excellent like minded, fellow photographers!
I want to thank you very much for the course a last Saturday. It was very easy to learn through this sort of experience. The models were gorgeous! I will be confident enough to do a small wedding and the course manual is incredibly detailed. Thanks.
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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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