Whether you are travelling within Australia or overseas, the images you bring home allow you to relive the Joyful moments, colourful personalities and breathtaking scenery for years to come. Many people are disappointed with their travel photographs and see it as a lost opportunity. Simply by learning some basic and some advanced photographic skills before you leave, you can arrive back home with quality images that tell the story of your time away. Our travel photography course will teach you how to get great photographs no matter what sort of camera you use. Whether you shoot with an SLR, mirrorless, compact or phone camera, these skills will allow you to get much better value from your holiday.
A recent student said “I wish I had done this before my previous trips. My photos would be so much better”.
No previous photographic experience is required to do this course.
The course will be held over a 5 week period. (One x two hour lesson per week) at our Valentine Studios (20 mins south of Newcastle).
There will be a number of optional, non-assessible assignments set during the course for those interested.
Lesson 1- CAMERA TECHNIQUE
Getting your settings right
Field of view
Controlling the light
Lesson 2 - BEFORE YOU GO
What gear to take
Practice makes perfect
Security, Legals and Customs
Planning your days
Fitting in with locals
Lesson 3 - SHOOTING TIPS
Landscapes and Seascapes
Photos of people
Shooting famous icons
Details - food, artworks, close ups
Using flash properly
Lesson 4 - IN PRACTICE
Use your eyes
Patience pays off
When not to take photos
Uploading, Backing up, Filing and post processing
Making prints, photo books and slideshows
Lesson 5 - FIELD TRIP
Using your new skills to get the best photographs of a local environment.
Looking with new eyes to create photographic possibilities.
The skills you learn in this course will stay with you for the rest of your life enabling you to create better images at any time.
Full cost of the course is $350.00 per student.
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