Why You Will Love This Course:
Capture close up detail of the new season life as the beauty and essence of spring comes alive.
Join us for a Macro photography workshop in the Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens.
Macro photography is one of the most popular forms of photography and with good reason! With endless possibilities, enter the world of fine detail with this 4-hour session sharing tips and tricks to achieve better macro photographs. For macro photography, either DSLRs or mirrorless cameras will work great, there are some technical hurdles that you must cross and a sharp image of a tiny object requires the lens to be positioned much closer than your standard photograph.
This is a hands-on session addressing both theory and practicle. The course will be held att the Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens. The small class will allow the explanation of technical and artistic aspects of great macro photography with a strong focus on hands on time in the garden.
Reach your full potential and master the following techniques:
Selecting the correct lens
How extension tubes work
Controlling your aperture
Focusing options, focus stacking
Light control, managing natural light, flash and modifiers, using LEDs
Duration: 4 Hours
What To Bring? Your camera fully charged and camera manual, notepad and pen. Please ensure you purchase or bring your macro lens and a sturdy tripod. If you don’t have a macro lens, please feel free to contact us for hire options. As this is a photo walk, please ensure you wear comfortable shoes and suitable attire to suit weather conditions. You may find it beneficial to keep existing photos on your memory card for critique by our trainer.
About Your Trainer: Lindsay has been running photography workshops in Adelaide for 11 years since moving here from his native Scotland. He studied Audio Visual Technology in his home town of Edinburgh, before moving to London and then to Berlin. After owning a studio and photo lab in the UK, he then moved to Australia to pursue his passion for photography and teaching. As well as conducting training for Diamonds, he also conducts the photography training program for Adelaide Zoo.
Location Details: Meeting at Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens, 16 Lampert Rd, Crafers SA 5152
Please Note: As this is a Level 2 course, it is expected that you have a basic knowledge of how to operate your DSLR as taught in our Introduction to Photography course. This course is designed for owners of DSLRs and Mirrorless systems.