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The Advanced Photography course in the Yarra Valley has been designed to impart a high level of proficiency to the serious amateur photographer or to someone considering a career in photography. This course teaches you to shoot at a professional level. The key focus on this course is in upgrading your photographic technical and artistic skills. We also examine various camera systems such as gimbals and drones to expand your imaging repertoire.
A series of workshops will cover landscapes, portraits, architecture, product, food, action and more. Places visited include some of the most photogenic wineries in the Yarra Valley and historic villages like Healesville. Your instructors are professional commercial photographers allowing you to draw upon their depth of knowledge.
■ Equipment review, your camera, your lenses & systems
■ Accessories, filters, tripods, reflectors, external speedlites
■ Landscapes, portraiture, still life, architecture, nature
■ Shooting modes, RAW vs JPEG, bracketing, HDR, picture style
■ Cameraderie with fellow photographers & sharing camera skills
■ Critique on advanced camera functions on your DLSR, mirrorless and compact (with manual controls)
■ Different techniques to get the right exposure
■ How to balance available (ambient) light in high contrast scenarios ( ie Real Estate)
■ Channels & parameters, white balance, focusing & tracking modes & more
■ The best modes (ASPM) for different photography scenarios
■ Learn key photography disciplines through the interative workshops
■ Unusual viewpoints & tilting / lens and linear perspective / HDR / filters /
■ Tips on Speedlite flash usage, rear & 2nd curtain sync
■ Ongoing custom tailored advice on gear, accessories & best buys
■ Guidance on future directions and the advantages of becoming a AIPP member
■ DLSR, mirrorless and compact (with manual controls) advanced camera functions*
■ Different ways to get the right exposure
■ Balancing available (ambient) light and flash
■ Channels & parameters, white balance
■ Practice photography disciplines with creative, challenging workshops
■ Unusual viewpoints & tilting / lens and linear perspective / HDR / filters / Speedlite flash, rear & 2nd curtain sync
■ Ongoing custom tailored advice on gear, accessories & best buys.
■ A series of structured workshops will cover landscapes, portraits, food, architecture, photo reportage, action, still life and more.
* Recognising its impossible to learn everything over 7 hours, this advanced course is supported by detailed notes ( see FAQ questions for further details)
■ Previous photographic experience required ( talk to us or by request we have a quick test as to your suitability to do this course)
■ ■ Any full or cropped frame DSLR camera, mirrorless camera, quality compact is ideal*
■ Memory Card(s): 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 landscapes. A telephoto for wildlife
■ Your camera instruction book or we can access information on a smartphone
■ Whilst this is not a physically demanding course you should be able to walk 5-8km over the course of 7 hours
■ Inclusions : instruction from professional photographers, detailed notes
* see our FAQ section for further information on your camera gear
It was great to catch up with you this afternoon. I feel that doing your course was extremely beneficial and since then, using your tips, my confidence and ability with my camera has increase exponentially. Thank you so much for the information on the Indian photo processing lab. I hope that I'm able to get good at Photoshop and Lightroom but it's good to have them there as a back up just in case.
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.
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.
Thanks again for your work at our conference. We were all very pleased.
Got back to the office yesterday and we received via Dropbox all the amazing photographs you took. You captured everthing- the keynote speakers, the sailing events, the party. We will definitely be using you again when we are next in Australia
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.
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 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
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!
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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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