Camera Skills | five-week course | Saturdays commencing 5 August 2017 (1 place left)

2017-08-05 13:00
2017-08-05 21:00

(Image: Andrew Robert Morgan)

Camera Skills | five-week course
Don’t just take a photograph- make one! This five-week course will give beginners a solid grounding in digital photography. Whether you are a first-timer, or a self-taught photographer wishing to increase your knowledge of camera settings, Camera Skills will equip you with the tools you need to make truly memorable images. Over five weeks, you will gain the confidence and the knowledge to master your digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) or Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless camera and explore all of its possibilities.


Week one

  • Introduction to exposure
  • Depth of field control

Week two

  • Shutter speed and motion control
  • Exposure control in program modes

Week three

  • Lenses and filters
  • Composition

Week four

  • Field trip

Week five

  • Digital capture
  • Introduction to flash

Andrew Robert Morgan (tutor for Winter course) – Andrew is an award-winning Canberra-based photographer. He has studied and worked within the professions of Photography and Graphic Design for over ten years, throughout Canberra, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Rockhampton and Gladstone. In addition to his commercial work, Andrew runs photographic workshops and continues to develop and exhibit a number of personal, contemporary projects.

What to bring?
Your own digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera or mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC - with the ability to manually adjust shutter speed, iso and aperture), charged batteries, memory card and camera manual (if possible). Don't have a suitable Camera? PhotoAccess has one 2016 model Canon 700D digital SLR camera (with 18-55mm lens and 85-250mm lens) available for loan to members. A 12 months subscription costs $50 per year. Maximum loan period three days at a time.

Winter 2017 dates: 5 August - 2 September 2017 (Saturdays) 1-4pm (1 place left)
Spring 2017 dates: TBC

$350 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$385 (including 12 months membership of PhotoAccess)

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Maximum number of participants: 10
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Who is this class for? Beginners. No prior experience is necessary.