Intermediate to advanced Anyone |
29 Apr 2021
22 Aug 2021 |
22 Aug 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
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!
Andrew did a great job with his aerial photography of our property in Bathurst and saved us a lot of money with the inspection of our powerline insulators
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.
"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,"
As director of a company which represents hundreds of professional photographers running courses around Australia its always a pleasure dealing with Andrew and Focus 10. They run highly professional Australia wide photography courses and from the feedback from my clients they do a great job, they are reliable and honest and always do the right thing by their clients - we highly recommend them.
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!
"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"
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.
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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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