Intermediate to advanced Anyone |
31 Jan 2021
29 Apr 2021 |
29 Apr 2021
On this exciting Focus 10 Portrait Photography course in Perth you learn different styles of portraiture from candid to formal. from street to environmental. Covered is the quality and direction of the light, creative composition, different types of cameras and the best lenses. You learn about to poses, backdrops, lens perspective, new ideas, angles & viewpoints.
Learn the 'tools of the trade' - what you need to know about camera gear and accessories for high quality, punchy portraiture. We cover mixing strobe with available light and the golden rules of composition. Practical demonstrations train your eye, to ‘paint’ light onto a subject, the use of aperture and shutter speed to control the creative process - to learn how to shoot product, individual and groups without spending a fortune.
We run this course in the excellent grounds of The University of Western Australia.
■ A fun, masterclass in professional portraiture
■ Camera settings, colour profiling, lens perspective
■ How to recognise and use natural light
■ Shooting models & ourselves
■ Portrait shots of yourself as an added bonus
■ Social, informative and fun!
■ An understanding of different light sources (ambient & flash)
■ Learn about your camera - aperture, shutter speed, manual mode, depth of field, ISO setting
■ About white balance, exposure compensation, lens perspective
■ Portrait lighting basics, types and styles
■ Ideal for building your portfolio
■ Key tips on how to start earning money shooting portraits
■ An understanding of different light sources (ambient, flash)
■ 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
■ Add to your portfolio shooting great models
■ Experience the different characteristic of cameras
■ 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
■ No previous photographic experience required
■ A compact with manual controls, mirrorless or a DLSR camera
■ Memory Cards: we recommend at least a 4 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 the most useful*
■ Consider a 50mm prime lens for your DLSR and bring all your other lenses
* More on camera gear and equipment in the FAQ section
"Great beginners photo course Andrew. Thanks very much for helping me find my passion for photography again. I received lots of one and one attention. Cool seagull shoot with chips from Pier 4 and great you knew most of the stall holders in the Rocks market. I loved this course and learnt so much. I will be telling all my friends"
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.
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.
I cannot thank you enough for spending your Sunday with Hannah giving her excellent photography training. It was a hot day and you had to work hard.
We loved the photos and she learnt a lot, there were smiles all round.
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 just wanted to say that I really loved this weekend course and learnt a great deal. I appreciate you both sharing your photography knowledge and patience with us. Serena and Andrew were great instructors and injected lots of fun but at the same time kept the course at a great pace and ensured we all got something valuable out of it. I am really looking forward to the Wildflowers and Wilderness weekend in September!"
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.
Andrew has been our corporate photographer for 8 years shooting all our events, functions and portraits. Focus 10 is reputable, flexible and innovative!
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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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