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Photography: Automatic Workshop

$107 Limited inc GST / $96
Photography: Automatic Workshop

<p>Want to take beautiful and creative images in Automatic? Automatic functions and Scene modes will be explained, as well as professional tips on how to improve your photography. Topics such as

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Want to take beautiful and creative images in Automatic? Automatic functions and Scene modes will be explained, as well as professional tips on how to improve your photography. Topics such as composition, white balance, image resolution, pop-up flash, assessing for good light and exposure compensation will also be covered; and the session will include practical exercises in Hyde Park. (Suitable for all digital cameras but NOT phone cameras.)


Students will need to bring their Camera, camera manual (or handbook equivalent eg “Dummies” edition of the camera’s model), memory card, fully charged battery, notebook and pen. Printed notes will be distributed.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Caring for your camera and discovering your camera’s controls & shortcuts.
  • Explanation of image quality and resolution.
  • Understanding the advantages and differences of your various automatic modes.
  • Demonstration of white balance.
  • Studying the importance of light.
  • Using composition for impact.
  • Adjusting exposure compensation.
  • Using different ends of your zoom for different perspectives.
  • Experimenting with pop-up flash.
  • Practical shoot in Hyde Park or the surrounding grounds. (Weather permitting.)


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand how to get best resolution into your images.
  2. Gain confidence in using the features available in Automatic mode. (Not all camera brands have the same automatic features available to them, but we will cover the basic features.)
  3. Appreciate the advantage of selecting different Scene modes.
  4. Experiment with composition.
  5. Identify good lighting conditions.
  6. Select the correct zoom / lens for perspective and aesthetic choices.
  7. Understand when flash is required and develop skills for best results.