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Photography: Creative

$162 Limited inc GST / $146
Photography: Creative

<p>Work on personalised projects with feedback provided on technical and aesthetic improvements. Gain instruction in using your camera in manual mode and understand lens perspective, metering and

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Work on personalised projects with feedback provided on technical and aesthetic improvements. Gain instruction in using your camera in manual mode and understand lens perspective, metering and histograms. Composition and creative exercises will expand your imagination. Time spent in Hyde park and in classroom setting. (You must know Aperture & Shutter Speed Priority modes before enrolling.)


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


COURSE OUTLINE
Session 1

  • Introduce the structure of the course and discuss expected outcomes.
  • Examine and question 'what is creativity?'
  • Discuss each participant’s photographic areas of interest.
  • Revision of depth of field & safe hand holding techniques.
  • Practical exercises in classroom.

Session 2

  • Review of particpant’s work.
  • Using manual mode for complete control.
  • Bracketing for the correct exposure.
  • Understanding the histogram.
  • Understanding perspective choices.
  • Practical exercises in classroom & surrounding area.

Session 3

  • Review of participant’s work.
  • Selecting the correct meter mode for good exposure.
  • Understanding camera’s creative style adjustments.
  • Shooting in black & white.
  • Study principles of compostion.
  • Practical shoot in Hyde Park, weather permitting.

Session 4

  • Review of participant’s work.
  • Using a work flow chart.
  • Study slides for creative inspiration.
  • Creative use of slow shutter speeds.
  • Practical shoot in Hyde Park, weather permitting.


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

  1. Operate their camera in manual mode.
  2. Gain an insight into composition and lighting.
  3. Experiment with exposure bracketing.
  4. Identify how to read histograms.
  5. Evaluate conditions for the correct ISO setting.
  6. Select the correct lens for perspective and aesthetic choices.
  7. Understand metering options.
  8. Photograph in black & white.
  9. Increase their ability to aesthetically review their own work.
  10. Expand their creative expression and range of photographic techniques.