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Beginner's Digital Photography (June 2019)

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Paper Bird

42 Henry Street

Fremantle, Western Australia 6160

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The perfect starting point to get you off shooting "Auto"!

Level: Absolute Beginner
Instructors: Erica Serena and Seng Mah
Maximum participants: 10

You love photography and have a great camera, but are struggling to understand how to use it beyond just the simple Auto mode. You've come to the right place!

"Beginner's Digital Photography" is designed for the person who is an absolute beginner to digital photography and who would like to know more about how to best use their camera, so that they can take better photographs of family, kids, friends, pets, sports and other life events. Being able to photograph and record the people and moments in your life is very important and this beginner's workshop will take you on your first steps into photography!

We start with the basics -- by getting you to become familiar and comfortable with your camera, and then we take you through the key camera controls that will let you get more creative in your photography.

You will gradually get off the "Auto Mode" and start exploring some of the functions of your camera that let you control how your photographs appear. It's the best and most fun two and a half hours you'll spend where you learn by shooting and exploring what your camera can do!


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Great tips for camera operation.
  • Choosing the best Picture Quality for your shooting needs.
  • White balance: How to get the colours right in your photos.
  • ISO: Configuring your camera to shoot in different lighting conditions.
  • Depth of field: Shooting for soft vs sharp backgrounds.
  • Focus control: How to nail your focus each and every shot.
  • Getting sharp images in low light.
  • The best lenses for different styles of photography.
  • Compositions that work.
  • Shooting movement: How to get sharp images of moving subjects.
  • Why image stabilisation is important and how to use it.
  • Exposure control: How to get brighter or darker images when you shoot.


It's a jam-packed two-and-a-half hours of fun and learning, filled with activities and exercises to help you gain confidence in using your camera!

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Your camera
  • Your lens/es
  • The manual for your camera
  • Notebook and a pen


You don't need to bring a tripod to this workshop.

This workshop is suitable for digital cameras with manual controls (P, A/Av, S/Tv and M modes) including DSLRs, Micro Four Third cameras, mirrorless cameras and advanced compact cameras. Workshop notes are provided.


ABOUT ERICA SERENA

Erica Serena is a professional wedding photographer, based in Perth. She fell in love with photography when a photography class was offered at her school. She aced all the lessons and, when she was 20, started her wedding photography business, which she has been running for sixteen years now. Erica is an award-winning photographer and an accredited member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, and loves sharing her enthusiasm and knowledge with beginners who are just making their first steps into digital photography.

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42 Henry Street

Fremantle, Western Australia 6160

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