Camera Skills | five-week course | Saturdays commencing 6 May 2017 (three spots available)

2017-05-06 18:00
2017-05-06 21:00

(Image: Jane Duong)

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

Jane Duong - Jane is a Canberra-based photographer and has a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in photo media, from Edith Cowan University WA and a Diploma in Museums and Collections from the Australian National University. Jane works at the National Portrait Gallery and is an experienced photography tutor.

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.

Autumn 2017 dates: 6 May - 3 June 2017, (Saturdays) 1-4pm

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

Sign-up with a friend and save $10 each conditions apply

Maximum number of participants: 10 (three spots available)
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Who is this class for? Beginners. No prior experience is necessary.