This first session from the series “Photography for the serious beginner” will help students to learn about different types of cameras, how to hold your camera, controls, modes, exposure, white balance and composition.
“Photography for the serious beginner” is a series of six lessons of two hour each, providing a hands-on introduction to digital cameras and contemporary photographic practice. Students will explore basic photographic principles, including: composition, camera controls, focus, exposure, and lighting.
March 13 – 6 pm to 8 pm
Session 1 – Introduction, Camera Practice and Composition
March 20 – 6 pm to 8 pm
Session 2 – Exposure and Equipment
March 27 – 6 pm to 8 pm
Session 3 – Focus
April 3 – 6 pm to 8 pm
Session 4 – Wide angle
April 10 – 6 pm to 8 pm
Session 5 – Telephoto
April 24 – 6 pm to 8 pm
Session 6 – Using light and Macro
Fee $300 when you book the six sessions in advance or $60 per session. Limited space!
Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require further information.
The workshop will be taught in a variety of formats:
- Self-directed shooting
- Group reviews and discussions
- Tutor lectures
- Mini Assignments
- A digital SLR or mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera with manual controls. Point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones are not suitable for this course.
- Textbook: Digital Photography Step by Step Tom Ang, Dorling Kindersley LTD, 2011
- Laptop or computer
- Basic Photo Editing Software such as
- Lightroom or
- Photoshop with Camera Raw or
- Gimp with UFRaw (Free)
Terms and Conditions
All fees must be paid on application.
These workshops are is open to small group of applicants and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
I reserve the right to cancel groups due to unforeseen circumstances. Students will be given a full refund. In the event of cancellation, students will be given at least 3 days advance notice.
I reserve the right to change or alter the program advertised.
Refunds to participants who wish to cancel their place on the workshop can only be given up to 5 days in advance of the date of the workshop. After this point, refunds cannot be issued.
Due to the fast pace of the workshop it is highly recommended that participants produce and edit their work digitally, using their own laptops.
376 Wilsons Road, Christchurch