26 Feb 2021
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26 Mar 2021
The Sydney pet dog photography course covers the gear and technique needed to take great dog shots. It requires a fast, trained eye and good technique to capture the action. Learn about depth of fields, shutter speeds, freezing and capturing motion and incorporating the right light and composition to create a great image. Animal photography is challenging, rewarding and highly satisfying. When you nail a great shot you can feel justifiably proud.
Throughout the course you will receive 1/1 mentoring and guidance - Small groups of a maximum of 3 persons ensures that the animals avoid big rumble tumble scrappy 'dog fights' A great course for dog lovers on the picturesque harbourside Rose Bay beach.
■ Bring your own pet or shoot other dogs on the course
■ We have Siani as our dog handler to keep the shoot sane
■ Learn about Camera settings to capture the action
■ We cater for smartphone users
■ Run by professional photographer Andrew Thomasson
■ You are welcome to bring along a helper for free
■ Learn how to take fantastic shots of your pooch
■ Brilliant outdoor setting at the picturesque Rose Bay beach
■ Learn all about Camera settings to capture the action
■ Lighting, composition, depth of field, angle of view
■ The best camera gear to capture the scene
■ Catering to all Smartphones
■ A brilliant social & fun outing & great for meeting other people
■ Our primary aim is to give you the photography skills to capture the personality and spirit of your pet.
■ The best DLSR, mirrorless and compact camera (with manual controls) functionality.
■ To get more out of your cameras features and learn more about dog photography in general.
■ To learn how to use your camera properly - to understand how various settings and modes will deliver the results you want.
■ Action dog photography is hard! Shooting fast moving dogs is ideal in Shutter priority mode, auto ISO, good light and a mirrorless cameras with a tilt, swivel screen is really good!
■ Gain expertise in exposure compensation in white bright beach scenes, in focussing points and focus tracking modes.
■ About RAW, ISO, white balance, shutter speed, bracketing, depth of field.
■ How to shoot action in perfect beachside location with sand, sea and sky.
■ Lens selection & perspective, freezing and showing motion, focusing modes.
■ Composition and lighting including reflectors and flash.
■ Tips and advice for creating wall art and optimum file enhancement for screen and social media usage.
■ No previous photography experience is required
■ A digital DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera*
■ For DLSR and mirror-less camera users, at least one multi range lens
■ You can also use your smartphone. They are seriously good at capturing action, Slo Mo and short video clips.
■ Memory Card(s) - at least a 4GB card
■ Charged camera battery
■ DLSR Nikon & Canon cameras for hire ($50), 32GB cards for sale ($24)
* more details on camera gear in the FAQ section
■ Please check the FAQ section for further comments on camera gear
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.
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.
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.
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 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!
Great to meet you. Christie and I love your work. We think that the 4 attached, at this phase of our project would fit well and we would be keen to see if any of these would be able to be blown up to a large wall art format.
Thanks for the Watagan Park photo shoot of the 4 houses. – Brett was very happy with the outcome and he just wanted to be very clear with the location of the villages (for you to make sure your pricing was correct). He would like you to schedule in some time to go to Wongawilli . Thanks for the great deal on the drone shots as well as the Marsden Parks ones.
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.
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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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