In the Landscape | Weekend workshop

2017-03-18 10:00

(Image: David Flanagan)

In the Landscape | Weekend workshop
Immerse yourself in the urban landscape in this two-day workshop with Canberra-based commercial and landscape photographer David Flanagan. Over two-day, workshop participants will be provided with an overview of the history of landscape photography as well as learn technical skills, before implementing these on two location photoshoots. Participants will also take part in group and online feedback sessions.


Saturday 18 March 2017 3:00pm to 8:00pm, classroom session at PhotoAccess followed by group location shoot at the National Arboretum Canberra:

  • History of landscape photography
  • Technical knowledge and skills i.e. best times to photograph; what makes a photograph interesting; camera setting; lens and filter use
  • Field trip to the National Arboretum Canberra

Sunday 19 March 2017 12:30pm to 5:30pm, classroom session at PhotoAccess followed by group location shoot, industrial area of Fyshwick:

  • Meet at PhotoAccess to go through location shoot images, receive feedback, ask questions and summaries day one theory.
  • Field trip to industrial area in Fyshwick

By Wednesday of the following week:

  • Upload images to online sharing platform. Within 3 days of image upload participants will receive online feedback from David and classmates. Online forum will remain active for the group to continue to participate in.

David Flanagan - David is a Canberra based photographer specialising in architectural and abstract aerial landscape photography. After graduating from the Canberra Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Design (Photography) in 2004 David relocated to Sydney and established himself as a successful commercial photographer and acclaimed exhibiting landscape photographer. In August 2012 David moved with his family back home to Canberra where he currently works at the Australian National Archives as Exhibitions Coordinator. David is a practising commercial photographer and has experience teaching landscape photography at the Canberra Institute of Technology. David’s solo exhibition of landscape photography, Move up on the views exploring the outer areas of Northern Canberra that are destined to become new suburbs, was exhibited in the PhotoAccess Huw Davies Gallery from 2-26 February 2017.

What to bring?

  • Camera* (Digital SLR camera or mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera or traditional film SLR), a range of lenses if you have them, charged batteries, memory cards and a tripod.
  • A laptop computer for the theory and feedback sessions are an advantage but not required. PhotoAccess has Mac laptops and some tripods available for use if needed (please book in at time of enrolment)
  • Meals and transport are not provided

Saturday 18 March (3:00pm to 8:00pm) and Sunday 19 March 2017 (12.30pm to 5.30pm), plus online feedback and review the following week.
To express your interest in future dates please email us.

$350 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$385 (includes 12 months membership to PhotoAccess)
Prices do not include any entry and parking fees

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Maximum number of participants 8
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Who is this class for? This workshop is aimed at people who already have basic cameras skills and knowledge and understanding of manual settings such as shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Completion of the following course (or relevant experience) is recommended as a minimum: Camera Skills five-week course.

(Image: David Flanagan)