Advanced Photo Course

IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

You are proficient with using the manual and semi-manual modes (”M, A, S, P” or “M, Av, Tv, P”). Now you wish to gain in depth knowledge. The Advanced Course is ideally suited to participants, who completed our Basic Photo Course

Our Advanced Course is a three (separate) session, informative, interesting and visual course with lots of examples and individual guidance from our experienced tutor. You will be getting homework and can present it and discuss it in class, getting feedback from your tutor. By the end of this workshop you will have learned about colour temperature correction, controlling flash light and day light independently from one another, the tonal range of digital photographs and how to overcome its shortcomings. Apart from just technical aspects, this course also tackles artistic principles, like composition and conceptual approaches/photo ideas. You will be well prepared for taking stunning, well thought out photographs.

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW AND BRING?

Basic understanding of the fundamentals of photography, such as how to make correct exposures and understand relationship between Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO is needed. Bring your camera with fully loaded battery and a memory card. The content of the course is based on the features and knowledge required for Digital SLR (DSLR) cameras or any digital camera with manual controls. Bring a choice of lenses if you have more than one. It might be helpful to bring your camera’s instruction manual.

PARTICIPANTS

Min. 4, max. 6 participants

WHAT IS GREAT ABOUT THIS COURSE?

Small group, internationally experienced teacher - professional photographer with a studio in the 12th district in Vienna (overlooking the Schönbrunn Castle).

(Perfect English spoken - teacher has lived/taught in Ireland for 10 years).

WHAT WILL IT COST?

225.- € for three separate sessions (4h each), including coffee break.

LENGTH OF THE COURSE

3 Sessions usually from 10:00 to 14:00.

Each session is divided into camera technique and artistic analysis. Here’s a rough outline of the major topics:

In the first class you will learn about exposure, histograms and tonal range, understanding and recognising correct exposure using histograms, you will hear about bracketing, focal length and differences between lenses and their impact on depth of field. 

In the second class colour temperature and custom white balance and RAW vs Jpeg will be discussed. We will explore when to use manual focus and when (and how better) to use auto focus.

The third session is all about light: how to shape it, how it affects surfaces and its physical properties. This naturally leads to talking about flash and how to control it independently/mix it with daylight.  

The course is spread over three sessions in order to give you an opportunity to practice what you have learnt in between the classes. You will be able to try things and ask questions the next class if something had not worked out how you have expected.

Dates:

4h   4h   4h 

€ 225.-

max. 6

29.07.2017 (Sun) 10h–14h &

second session* 10h–14h

& third session* 10h–14h

*session 2 & 3 dates will be chosen by participants during 1st session

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