2 consecutive days
19 Apr 2024
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19 Apr 2024
This inspiring Travel Photography Course in Melbourne is dedicated to teaching you the photographic skills to take stunning travel shots and the art of storytelling. Travel photography is skilful, Its fun, its inspirational. Learn about the camera gear, camera handling, types of light and creative composition. Where, when and how to go, what to shoot and what camera gear and accessories to pack.
As a travel photographer you need to select your imaging devices to best suit the situation. Lightweight camera gear means more freedom to mingle with the locals in Zanzibar. Rugged and reliable pro gear matters for exacting wildlife photography. On this course, you will be shooting street scenes, candid portraits, nature, wildlife, landscapes, food, architecture, abstract, action, activities, culture, adventure...with tailor made advice given on the technique and camera gear to suit the destination and activity.
This exciting and vibrant course emphasises the need to be versatile in your photography - one needs to be adaptable in your shooting style to suit varying conditions such as weather, time of day and time of year of a region or event. If it's raining, you learn to shoot macro and portraiture. If it's classic landscapes maybe it's a dawn shoot for the perfect light. Every course is supported by comprehensive notes on everything relating to travel photography - ideal as a reference guide on the road.
■ An ‘all-rounder’ photography course for any traveller
■ A wide variety of photography travel subjects covered
■ Where, when and how to go, what to shoot, what gear
■ Practical advice on street etiquette, back up and storage
■ Travel experiences - culture, skiing, cruising, wildlife safaris, 4WD, nature, sports & more
■ Destinations - Australia, Asia, Europe, Polar regions, Africa, the Americas - every continent
■ All geographical regions - deserts, rainforests, savanna, the taiga, glaciers, mountains, the oceans, cities
■ Interactive, dynamic, fun. 'Hands on' shooting and telling your travel story
■ The ideal Travellers Photography course for time pressed persons
■ Learning about camera handling, types of lighting and creative composition
■ Portraiture, landscapes, still life, motion, architecture, nature, wildlife
■ Reflections, heat and dust, snow and cold, the essence and soul of a region
■ Fun and innovative learning with like minded fellow individuals
■ Active 'hands on' learning at photogenic and interesting indoor and outdoor locations
■ Well structured, practical workshops covering a variety of subjects
■ Small groups of no more than 6 persons
■ Post production tips, how to create montages and an e-book
■ Expert tuition from the professional photographer Andrew Thomasson
THE COURSE STYLE
■ A practical 'hands on' course with a series of workshops designed to emulate scenarios you will encounter in your travels
■ We use a variety of great Melbourne CBD locations to give you a feel for diverse scenarios.
■ Snapping boats and food along South Bank semi replicates a Greek holiday.
■ Nature and flowers in the Botanical gardens are good practice for shooting in Costa Rica.
■ Tips on Victorian architecture photography can be transported to pictures in London.
■ The bustle of the North Melbourne markets emulates Covent Gardens.
■ Shooting wildlife and nature at Melbourne zoo provides invaluable tips for your upcoming Kimberley cruise, Antarctica adventure, African safari or Finnish Lapland dog sled tour.
■ We recognise its impossible to cover everything in one day. To that end you will receive a set of detailed notes to support what you learn and to cover points we may miss. See FAQ section for further details on these notes.
■ No previous photographic experience required
■ A smartphone, compact, mirror-less and/ or a DLSR camera ( see FAQ's for more information)
■ Memory Card(s): we recommend at least a 4 GB card for each day of shooting
■ Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one
■ A wide-angle is useful for landscapes. A telephoto for wildlife
■ Your travel itinerary and camera instruction book (alternatively we access camera operation details on the day using a smartphone)
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
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.
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
Hey Andrew - thanks again - I loved the personal branding portraits you took last week. I was looking at photos that I could use for my Board resume, Executive resume and personal website and other personal marketing purposes and you nailed it
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.
Thanks for the feedback and I am loving your photos. We look forward to catching up again when you are next in Byron Bay
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!
"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!"
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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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